Economic Development

Four Join Board of Regional Chamber

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — Matthew Bair, Dr. Jay Gershen, Robin Patten and Herb Washington have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, the chamber announced Friday.

Blair is an attorney with Blair & Latell Co. LPA; Gershen president of Northeast Ohio Medical University, Patton manager of external affairs at FirstEnergy Corp. and Washington president of H.L.W. Fast Track Inc.

Officers next year on the board are Martha Bushey, a lawyer with Manchester, Newman & Bennett, chairwoman;

Peter Asimakopoulos, executive vice president for small-business banking at First National Bank of Pennsylvania and president of its Youngstown market, immediate past chairman; Matthew Love, chief financial officer and senior vice president at Mercy Health, first vice chairman; Blair and Ed Muransky, CEO of The Muransky Companies, Doug Sweeney, president, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, vice chairmen; Theodore Schmidt, regional president, PNC Bank, treasurer.

Directors re-elected are Love; Tammy Jorgensen, senior vice pre4sident, Huntington National Bank; and Roland “Butch” Taylor, business manager of Local 396 of the Plumbers and Pipefitters union.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.