APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR THE SPRING PROGRAM. The Spotlight program is for young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s, who want to build leadership skills and dive deeper into their community engagement.
Participants will identify and develop personal strengths, gain exposure to numerous community leaders and organizations, and explore issues and opportunities in our community.
For Stark County to adapt and thrive, it is essential that young professionals work, play, & stay in our community. The Spotlight program can be a key element to helping young professionals learn all that our community has to offer, make connections with a variety of people, and find their niche for meaningful service.
Spotlight Program class members will receive:
- Personalized GallupStrengths Assessment
- Programming founded on the six Leadership Competencies
- Professional headshot (digital file)
- Community service opportunity
- Introduction to non-profit leaders and causes
- Exposure to community arts & culture
- Downtown development & historical background
- Opportunities to explore local economic development initiatives
- Diversity and inclusion-focused sessions
- Networking opportunities with like-minded young professionals
The Spotlight Program is a great option for employers to enhance leadership potential and build competencies of young professionals. The course includes six sessions that meet (mix of in-person and virtual programming) from 4-6 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, March 15, and ending on Tuesday, May 24.
Tuition for the six sessions is $550 per person. Scholarships may be available to non-profit organizations. Company group applications are welcome. Class size is restricted due to social distancing requirements.
APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR THE SPRING PROGRAM
Shawn Bagley, Purchasing and Risk Manager, University of Mount Union
Daniel Brown, Process Engineer, The Timken Company
Josh Campbell, Senior Engineer, The Timken Company
Hannah Cowie, Prevention Specialist, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Lynn Dudash, Assistant Professor, University of Mount Union
Emma Farkas, Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Max Feller, Registered Representative/Financial Representative, Western & Southern
Jill Grove, Spirit Squad Advisor, University of Mount Union
Megan Huston, Licensed Professional Counselor, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Josh Ippolito, Senior Finance Analyst – Operations, The Timken Company
Bayley Porter, Coordinator, Partnerships and Events, Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls
Sarah Powers, Assistant Director of Academic Marketing, University of Mount Union
JoAnna Schofield, Branch Manager, Stark County District Library
Kelly Snader, HR Generalist, Peoples Services, Inc.
Alec Stuckey, Associate, GDK & Company
Jennifer Tong, Process Engineer, Marathon Petroleum
Seandra Walker, Psychologist, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Audra Youngen, Director of Alumni Engagement, University of Mount Union
Madison Zurakowski, Communications Coordinator, Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company
Nasheka Lemon, Program Coordinator, Bounce Innovation Hub
Brett Pinson, Client Solutions Specialist, Employers Health
Avery Roper, Diversity Recruiter, Akron Children’s Hospital
Julie Abiecunas, Chief Executive Officer, JRC
Christopher Ady, Training and Development Coordinator Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio
Brittany Bennage, Lead Claims Specialist, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Marissa Cooney, Prevention Specialist, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Christian Duckworth, Commercial Analyst, KeyBank
Matthew Fantone, Transition Coordinator, Project Rebuild
Courtney James, Associate Marketing and Communications Specialist, Liberty HealthShare
Andrea Legg, Director, North Canton Public Library
Nathan Lex, Tech Service Engineer, Marathon Petroleum Company
Stephen McNulty, Internal Medicine Resident, Western Reserve Hospital
Jessica Minor, Customer Acceptance Analyst, The Timken Company
Jason Mogus, Owner, Center for Renewed Minds, LLC
Kayla Remark, Mortgage Consultant, Signature Mortgage
Kelly Snader, HR Generalist, Peoples Services, Inc.
Kellan Roberts, Owner, R House Home Health Care Services
Jackson Roudebush, Electrical Systems Engineer, Diebold Nixdorf
Daja Simpson, Funding and Development Chairperson, NAACP
Tiffany Skillern, Strategic Planning Consultant, Tiffany Star Skillern
Mackenzie Smith, Program/Marketing Coordinator, Girls on the Run East Central Ohio
Joey Stoffer, Business Development Executive, Employers Health
Jessica Trambley, Communications Specialist, WRL Advertising
Erika Wood, Case Management Supervisor/School-based Therapist, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Lindsey Boreman, Program Specialist, Workforce Initiative Association
Courtney Chester, Quality Mental Health Specialist, Phoenix Rising Behavioral Healthcare & Recovery Inc.
Catherine Chudakoff, Supervising Therapist, Pathway Caring for Children
Megan Elkins, Evaluator, Summit County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Joshua Fox, Accountant, Marathon Petroleum Company
Elyse Goodson, HR Manager, The Timken Company
Serena Draper Hendershot, Outreach Director, The Martin Center
Robert Holliday, Director of Operations, Apex Communications Network Ltd.
Bryce Horomanski, Associate Counsel, Employers Health
Michelle Hout, Training & Qualification Pillar Lead, Shearer’s Foods, Inc.
Abi Jones, Independent Sales Director
Olivia Justus, Recruitment & Retention Manager, Walsh University
Rikki Kadri, Community Trustee
Rosa Kays-Gomez, Executive Assistant, DeHoff Development Company
Abigail Kochan, Refining Process Engineer, Marathon Petroleum Company
Katelyn Kreitzer, Recruiting Specialist, Workforce Initiative Association
Melissa McCracken-Webber, Sr. Client Manager, Schauer Group, Inc.
Hannah Merry, SPARK Parent Partner Literacy Coach, Stark County District Library
Zachary Milini, Development Associate, Domestic Violence Project Inc.
Kimberly Miller, Commercial Analyst/Vice President, KeyBank
Megan Moody, Calibration Technician, All American Scales and Calibration
Tyler Moody, Calibration Technician, All American Scales and Calibration
Elizabeth Ohlin, Academic Program Coordinator, Kent State University at Stark
Skyler Parks, Youth Development Coordinator, Canton Parks and Recreation
Kamaran Price, Application Engineer, The Timken Company
Joseph Schindel, Vice President, Equitable Advisors
Sean Steward, Associate Litigation Attorney, Schulman Roth & Associates
Kelsey Tillis, Associate Attorney, Winkhart & Minor, LLC
Jeananne Wickham, Associate Attorney, Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd.