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Board of Trustees

Leadership Geauga County is governed by a 15 person board.  Board members are elected to a three year term and dates of service run July 1- June 30th.  Board members are active in helping the organization realize its mission and strategic vision.

The organization is led by an executive director who manages the day-to-day operations and strategic goal achievement.

Executive Committee: 

2017-2018 President – Eric Wachob is an owner and President of MJM Industries Inc, an electronic contract manufacturer located in Fairport Harbor, Ohio.  Eric is in his second term as president and has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2013.  Eric is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Geauga Program.

Vice President – Frank Antenucci is an attorney and serves as the Administrator for the Geauga County Engineer’s Office. He is an elected trustee on the Montville Township board of trustees. Frank is very active in the Geauga County Bar Association and is the 2016 President of the bar. Frank is a 2012 graduate of the Leadership Geauga Program. He and his wife Tiffany and have a daughter, Giuliana.

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Secretary- Sharon Roediger is a travel consultant with Memories & Moments Travel – a no fee, full service agency that is an authorized Disney planner & specializes in cruises & all inclusives vacations. She is also Vice President of Roediger Chiropractic located in Chardon, OH. She joined the Board of Trustees in 2016 and is a graduate of the Leadership Geauga County class of 2005. Her husband, Tad, is a 2007 graduate of the Leadership Geauga County program.

Treasurer – Andy Bushman

Board Members: 

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Richard J. Frenchie is a seasoned health care executive with extensive leadership experience of more than thirty years.  His career with University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center began in 1974 serving in senior level positions.  He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 1988.  In June 2000-2004. Following a distinguished career at University Hospitals leaving a legacy of high quality, performance excellence and a strong strategic vision, Mr. Frenchie embarked on a new career journey in 2012 as an executive leadership consultant to organizations and foundations.

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Julie Gorenc works at Kinetico.   Julie was raised and has been a resident in Geauga County for most of her life and enjoys being a member of the community.  Julie joined on the board of Trustees since 2016 and is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Geauga.


Lori Gorrell is the Owner and President of Upward Solutions Coaching and Consulting – a firm designed to help individuals and organizations achieve strategic results in their pursuit of excellence.  Lori has been on the Board of Trustees since 2014 and is a graduate of the Leadership Geauga Class of 2013.


Dr. Scott Hunt has twenty-six years of experience in the K-12 and post-secondary educational setting including teaching, counseling, and administration. He earned his BA in education from Bethany College, Bethany, WV in 1989, his MA in Guidance and Counseling in 1993 from the University of South Florida and his Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from NOVA Southeastern University in 2010. He has worked in a variety of education roles in Naples, FL, Cleveland Metropolitan Schools, Beachwood City Schools, Perry Schools, Lake Erie College, and is currently the Superintendent at Cardinal Local Schools. Dr. Hunt has extensive leadership experience in a team-based environment and is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Geauga. Dr. Hunt and his wife Denise have three children, Emma a sophomore at George Washington University, Scott who is a sophomore at Perry High School, and Emery who is in 8th grade at Perry Middle School.

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Danialle Lynce, SPHR, CPC, has been a Geauga County resident since 1995, and currently holds the position of HR Manager for University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, where she is a member of the administrative team that sets direction for the hospital. Danialle earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is a certified Sr. Professional in Human Resources as well as a Certified Professional Coach. Danialle currently resides in Burton Township with her husband of 16 years, Keith, and their sons Hunter and Hale.
Paul O’Reilly is co-owner of O’Reilly Equipment in Newbury.  He is a graduate of Leadership Geauga class of 2004.
Joe Zulandt is the Vice President/Sales Director of Ten10 Design in Chardon.  Joe joined the Board of Trustees in 2014 and graduated from the Leadership Geauga Program in 2013.