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Chamber Names Gierlach Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Gierlach has been appointed chief financial officer for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber. She is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the chamber’s fiscal functions; and providing analysis of budgets and financial reports and trends. She will also oversee human resources. “Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge to the chamber and has worked […]

Kathy Gierlach has been appointed chief financial officer for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber. She is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the chamber's fiscal functions; and providing analysis of budgets and financial reports and trends. She will also oversee human resources. "Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge to...

Dixie Makes Music for Jay-Z and Beyonce

Derek Dixie, a 2000 graduate of the former Woodrow Wilson High School in Youngstown, coordinated the Jay-Z and Beyonce concert July 25 in Cleveland. Dixie has been the touring music director for Beyonce since 2012. He is responsible for planning the music compilation and flow for shows as well as scouting instrumental talent for special […]

Derek Dixie, a 2000 graduate of the former Woodrow Wilson High School in Youngstown, coordinated the Jay-Z and Beyonce concert July 25 in Cleveland. Dixie has been the touring music director for Beyonce since 2012. He is responsible for planning the music compilation and flow for shows as well as...

Weymer Joins JCC as Health and Wellness Director

The Jewish Community Center, Youngstown, has named Laura Weymer as its health and wellness director. The position will enable Weymer to combine her passion for health and wellness with her previous experiences in development and fundraising, says Mike Rawl, JCC executive director. “The position is a new investment that will provide additional oversight over our […]

The Jewish Community Center, Youngstown, has named Laura Weymer as its health and wellness director. The position will enable Weymer to combine her passion for health and wellness with her previous experiences in development and fundraising, says Mike Rawl, JCC executive director. "The position is a new investment that will...

3 Physicians Join Ankle & Foot Care Centers

Ankle & Foot Care Centers has added three physicians to its staff. Dr. Michael Stas (pictured) joins Ankle & Foot from St. Luke’s University Hospital in Allentown, Pa., where he completed a two-year fellowship in podiatric dermatology. Dr. Bradley Backoff comes to the practice from University Hospitals in Richmond Heights, where he completed a three-year […]

Ankle & Foot Care Centers has added three physicians to its staff. Dr. Michael Stas (pictured) joins Ankle & Foot from St. Luke's University Hospital in Allentown, Pa., where he completed a two-year fellowship in podiatric dermatology. Dr. Bradley Backoff comes to the practice from University Hospitals in Richmond Heights,...

Tedford to Lead String Teachers Association

Jeffrey M. Tedford, associate professor of music and director of orchestral activities at Grove City College, recently was elected president of the Pennsylvania-Delaware String Teachers Association. Tedford directs the college orchestra and its chamber orchestra and teaches classes on string methods and conducting. He also works with student music teachers and the college’s string quartet, […]

Jeffrey M. Tedford, associate professor of music and director of orchestral activities at Grove City College, recently was elected president of the Pennsylvania-Delaware String Teachers Association. Tedford directs the college orchestra and its chamber orchestra and teaches classes on string methods and conducting. He also works with student music teachers...

Zehentbauer Named Superintendent of MCCTC

John Zehentbauer is the newly appointed superintendent of the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. His appointment was announced in late July by the school’s Governing Board. “John is unwavering in his passion and commitment to MCCTC’s mission and goals of educating high school and adult students,” says attorney Kathi McNabb Welsh, president of the […]

John Zehentbauer is the newly appointed superintendent of the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. His appointment was announced in late July by the school's Governing Board. "John is unwavering in his passion and commitment to MCCTC's mission and goals of educating high school and adult students," says attorney Kathi...

Johnson Elected to YMCA Board of Trustees

Molly Johnson, an attorney with the Johnson & Johnson law firm in Canfield, was elected July 25 to the YMCA of Youngstown Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual meeting July 25. Johnson earned her law degree at the University of Akron School of Law where she is a faculty member. Her expertise is in […]

Molly Johnson, an attorney with the Johnson & Johnson law firm in Canfield, was elected July 25 to the YMCA of Youngstown Board of Trustees at the organization's annual meeting July 25. Johnson earned her law degree at the University of Akron School of Law where she is a faculty...

Smith Joins ACH Behavioral Pediatrics Department

Daniel Smith, M.D., has joined Akron Children’s Hospital as a developmental-behavioral pediatrician. Smith will see patients in Akron Children’s Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Department, which diagnoses and treats a range of developmental and behavioral problems in children. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wright State University and his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical […]

Daniel Smith, M.D., has joined Akron Children's Hospital as a developmental-behavioral pediatrician. Smith will see patients in Akron Children's Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Department, which diagnoses and treats a range of developmental and behavioral problems in children. He earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Wright State University and his medical...

Prodigal Names Miller UX/UI Lead Designer

The Prodigal Company, Boardman, has named Whitney Miller the branding, marketing and digital agency’s UX/UI lead designer. UX/UI is industry shorthand for User Experience and User Interface. Miller earned her BFA from Youngstown State University. She joined Prodigal as a part-time graphic designer and soon displayed her talents working on ambitious interactive design projects for […]

The Prodigal Company, Boardman, has named Whitney Miller the branding, marketing and digital agency's UX/UI lead designer. UX/UI is industry shorthand for User Experience and User Interface. Miller earned her BFA from Youngstown State University. She joined Prodigal as a part-time graphic designer and soon displayed her talents working on...

YSU Scholars Certified ‘Gold’ by National Society

The Youngstown State University chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars has been recognized as a Certified Gold Star Chapter for the 2017-18 academic year. The society is a national, nonprofit, honor society that recognizes and elevates high achieving undergraduates who excel academically during their first and second year of college. With its three […]

The Youngstown State University chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars has been recognized as a Certified Gold Star Chapter for the 2017-18 academic year. The society is a national, nonprofit, honor society that recognizes and elevates high achieving undergraduates who excel academically during their first and second year...