In Youngstown: 201 E Commerce St., Suite 150 - Youngstown, OH 44503 • P: 330.743.5555 • F: 330.743.1802
In Warren: 147 W. Market St. - Warren, OH 44481 • P: 330.469.6832 • F: 330.394.5601

About the Community Foundation

Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Bruce BeeghlyBruce R. Beeghly
Board Chairperson
Karen Cohen
VP, Trust Officer

Home Savings
Board Vice-Chairperson
Samuel Fries

Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic
Board Treasurer
franciscotimforWebDr. Timothy Francisco

Youngstown State University
Board Secretary
Jerry-BryanJerry Bryan
Henderson, Covington, Messenger, Newman & Thomas Co., LPA
Kevin-ChiuKevin Y.T. Chiu
Vice President

Elsass Financial Group, Inc.
Brian CorbinBrian R. Corbin
Sr. VP, Social Policy

Catholic Charities USA
Jeffrey Heintz

Manchester, Newman & Bennett
William Mullane
Supervisor of School Improvement
Ashtabula Educational Service Center
Shelley Taylor Odille

Paige & Byrnes Insurance
Genna Petrolla
Economic Development Planner

Eastgate Regional Council of Governments
Jennifer Roller

The Raymond John Wean Foundation
Stephanie L. Shaw
Executive Director

Eastern Ohio Education Partnership
Carmella M. Williams
Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Youngstown Business Incubator

Executive Committee

Bruce Beeghly | Retired

Karen Cohen | Home Savings
Vice Chairperson

Samuel Fries | Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic

Dr. Timothy Francisco | Youngstown State University

Jerry Bryan | Henderson, Covington, Messenger,
Newman & Thomas Co., LPA
Immediate Past Chairperson

Kevin Y. T. Chiu | Elsass Financial Group

Brian Corbin | Catholic Charities USA

William Mullane | Ashtabula Educational Service Center


Finance & Audit Committee

Samuel Fries | Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic

Thomas Fleming | AIM Nationalease

Janel Gibbs | Citizens Bank

Ned Gold | Ford, Gold, Kovoor, & Simon, Ltd.

Mike Jorgensen | Berkman Jorgensen Masters

Jennifer Roller | The Raymond John Wean Foundation


Governance Committee

Karen Cohen | Home Savings

Bruce Beeghly | Retired

Jerry Bryan | Henderson, Covington, Messenger,
Newman & Thomas Co., LPA

Jennifer Roller | The Raymond John Wean Foundation

Gordon Wean | The Raymond John Wean Foundation


Investment Committee

Kevin Y. T. Chiu | Elsass Financial Group

James J. Baker | Retired

Jeffrey Heintz | Manchester, Newman & Bennett

Matthew Morgan | Stifel Nicolaus

Shelley Taylor Odille | Paige & Byrnes Insurance

Lawrence Richards | Lawrence H. Richards Co., LPA


Development & Marketing Committee

William Mullane | Ashtabula Educational Service Center

Terry Cloonan | Community Volunteer

Dr. Timothy Francisco | Youngstown State University

Genna Petrolla | Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

Stephanie L. Shaw | Eastern Ohio Education Parntership

Sue Stricklin | Simon Roofing

Christopher Tennant | Altercare Centers for Rehabilitation

Molly Toth | YWCA Mahoning Valley

Carmella Williams | Youngstown Business Incubator


Distribution Committee

Brian Corbin | Catholic Charities USA

Dr. Timothy Francisco | Youngstown State University

Stephanie L. Shaw | Eastern Ohio Education Parntership

Genna Petrolla | Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

Gordon Wean | The Raymond John Wean Foundation



ShariShari Harrell

CaseyCasey Krell
Director of Supporting Organizations and Donor Services
Sarah Lowry
Director, Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley

Rachael Chacon
Development and Marketing Coordinator
Tara Walker-Pollock
Donor Services Associate

JanetJanet Byrne
Office Manager