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The Center for Corporate and Professional Development's Advisory Board

Kent State's Center for Corporate and Professional Development Advisory Board demonstrates Excellence in Action by serving as a vital link between the Center for Corporate and Professional Development and the employers it serves. The Advisory Board members provide valuable input to the Center for Corporate and Professional Development professionals as the office enhances employee and organization performance for Northeast Ohio employers. The advisory board members:
  • Offer input regarding adult learners' educational needs and employees' skill gaps
  • Identify the best approaches to reach and market to adult learners and professionals
  • Introduce executive director and  client relationship managers to the community and organizational leaders
  • Serve as advocates for Kent State and the Center for Corporate and Professional Development throughout Northeast Ohio
  • Consider Kent State's Center for Corporate and Professional Development as a talent and organization development resource for their organization

 Advisory Board Members

Left to right:
Back Row - Iris Harvey, Tiffany Streby, Greg Farabee, Patrick Allen
Middle Row - Jenny Stupica, Amy Lane, Martine Scheuermann, Bob Patyk, Kevin Doherty
Front Row Loretta Bowers, Jamie Marks, Tracey Cleveland, Corianne Kocarek, Kelly Chickos

The 2014 Advisory Board Members are:

Chris Allen, Human Resources Manager, Vallourec Star
Loretta Bowers, Chief of Human Resources and Administration - Summit Metroparks
Kelly Chickos, Manager, Training and Development, STERIS Corporation
Tracey Cleveland, Director of Human Resources, Cleveland Metroparks
Cecil Curlee, Vice President, Human Resources, Preformed Line Products
Kevin Doherty, Vice President, Human Resources, Carlisle Brake and Friction
Neil Everett, Vice President, Human Resources, Robinson Memorial Hospital
Edward Mahon,Vice President, Information Services and CIO, Kent State University
Jamie Marks, HR Business Partner Swagelok
Theresa Matrisciano, Vice President of Human Resources, Energy Focus, Inc.
Chris Nunes, Manager, Human Resources Development - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Kathy Parker, Director, Director, Human Resources, Snap-On Business Solutions
Bob Patyk, Manager of Recruiting & Development, BDI
Martine Scheuermann, Director, Human Resources, CSA America, Inc.
Ryan Smith, Director, Leadership Development - Cleveland Clinic
Michael Somody, Director of Operations and Customer Care, Virtual Hold Technology LLC
Tiffany Squires, Human Resource Manager, The Sherwin-Williams Company Breen Technology Center
Tiffany Streby, Director, Human Resources, The Step2 Company
Jennifer Stupica, Human Resources Manager, SSP Fittings Corp.
Ken Turner, Vice President, Operational Effectiveness, University Hospitals