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Manufacturing growth champions in Northeast Ohio.

MAGNET’s board of directors is an integral part of the mission to grow and strengthen manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. With more than 25 members, the MAGNET board has manufacturing leaders working side by side with community, education and consulting professionals who share a passion for the industry. Together, the board helps set MAGNET’s strategy and connects MAGNET to the community.


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Board Chair
Stephen Lovass, Executive VP
Nordson Corporation

Felix M. Brueck, Board Chair
Reflection Point; Retired Director, McKinsey & Co.

David Jarus, Principal
Innovation for Profit
Former Manufacturing CTO

Jack H. Schron, President
Jergens Inc.

Jeff Sinclair, Advisor
Sus Clinicals

Aaron Swartz, Managing Partner, Akron Office


Marcia Ballinger, President
Lorain County Community College

John R. Brandt, CEO
MPI Group

Peter Broer, President
Lumitex, Inc.

J. Scott Cade, Managing Director
Cade Consulting Partners

Michael Canty, President and CEO
Alloy Precision Technologies

Larry Fulton, Founder and Managing Principal
Fulton Equity, LLC

Mike Garvey, CEO
M7 Technologies
Center Street Technologies

Eric Hillenbrand, Managing Director, Retired
AlixPartners, LLP

Tim Holmes, CFO
Auxo LLC

Kevin Johnson, Managing Partner
NexGen Interactive

Doug Lance Sr., SVP, President Cleveland Operations
North America
Lincoln Electric Company

Mike Lauber, CEO

Joe Majewski, President 
Majek Growth

Elie Merheb, President and CEO
Kent Adhesive Products

J. Michael Oakes, PhD, SVP for Research
Case Western Reserve University

Stephanie Onderko, VP of Supply Chain Engineering
GOJO Industries

Wayne Ostrosky, VP of Operations

Vinod Purayath,
Former Manufacturing CTO

Tim Rosengarten, VP
The Reserve Group

Steven Senkfor, CEO
Gates Pike Consulting
Former Manufacturing CEO

Sanjay Singh, Executive Chairman
MACE Security International

Ed Steele, President, Print Solutions
Roher Corporation

Carolee Vanicek,  VP Manufacturing

Learn more about how we are moving the region forward – MAGNET’s mission.