Hope & Healing Board of Directors

RCC & BWS Board Members



Danica ZeiseBoard Chairperson
Danica Zeise and her husband Brian are residents of Medina County. She is a Marketing & Brand Executive with 23 years of experience shaping mission and vision leadership messaging, growing global product and service portfolios, and crafting brand architecture and strategies for companies with revenues ranging from $30MM to $20B. She graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and earned an Executive Masters in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University.

In her spare time, Danica enjoys painting, making jewelry, and hiking in our beautiful parks with her husband. Danica is a survivor of intimate partner abuse, and is passionate about serving the mission of Hope & Healing, to break the cycle of abuse and help promote peace in every family.

If you are interested in joining this robust board of professionals, please see the information below or contact Teresa Stafford, CEO at TeresaS@hope-healing.org

2024 Board of Directors continued:

Danica Zeise, Board Chairperson
Invacare Corporation

Dr. Angela M Brake, Goodyear

Celena Collins, Summa Management Services

Dr. Georgette Constantinou, Pediatric Psychologist

Keith Heilmeier, Akron Children’s Hospital Police Dept.

Herman Hill, Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority

Julia Livingston, Cigna/Express Scripts

Lori McGrady, Oriana House

Mark Moore, FMD Architects

Natalie Rothenbuecher, Roetzel & Andress

Sarah Sears, Shumaker

Sara Sehm, Huntington National Bank

Ann Marie Smith, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management