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RCC & BWS Board Members

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RCC & BWS Board Members

Linda Diefendorff
Board Chair – Battered Women’s Shelter

Linda is the President and Founder of Brio Performance Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in organizational and leadership development, process improvement, and change management. Linda developed an interest in family support services while taking psychology, sociology, and women’s studies classes in college. Combined with her passion for supporting people in developing to their best potential, Linda has had a long-time passion for working with nonprofits that provide services for families, particularly those that work with girls and women. Linda lives in the Akron area with her husband, two children, and dog. In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling.

BWS Board Members

Patrice Brooks
Shelly Chadwick
Karen Cheung
Chelsay Finney
Keith Heilmeier
Dave McClafferty
Mark Moore
Greg Nichols
Marissa Pappas
Dave Sutter
LaShawn Terrell
Barb Warstler
Pam Wright
Danica Zeise

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Stash Ptak

Stash Ptak is Vice President, Associate General Counsel & General Manager, Legal and Risk at Signet Jewelers, the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Stash (rhymes with Josh) obtained his MBA and JD from the University of Akron. Stash, his wife, and four children are life-long residents of the Akron area. In his spare time, he enjoys games, reading, trivia, and traveling.

RCC Board Members

Sarah Balser
Cindy Brown
Rosheadra Edwards
Lia Evans
Sucharita Ghosh
Jamie Lormeau
Paul McPherson
Lindsey Phillips
Lori Schoenfelder
Angela Walls-Alexander

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