YBI Appoints Huston, Wilkinson to Board of Directors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator this week announced the appointment of two new board members, Samuel Huston and Kelly Wilkinson.

Huston is Huntington Bank’s Mahoning Valley community president, and senior vice president of business banking. Wilkinson is the new dean of the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University.

“I am looking forward to working with YBI, current board and other community members to explore and implement innovative initiatives,” says Wilkinson.

“I am truly honored and excited to join the Youngstown Business Incubator board. I’ve watched the incubator grow over the years and expand its mission, as well as its footprint within and outside our community,” says Huston. “The work being done every day here is a big part of the exciting future to come for Youngstown and the surrounding area.”

In announcing the appointments, the YBI described members of its board of directors as Mahoning Valley leaders in business, education and local government, all with a passion for growing the area’s economy and building a sustainable platform for innovation and job growth.

“Kelly and Sam both bring a strong resume of business and financial experience that will be a great resource to YBI and our experience,” says Barb Ewing, CEO of the incubator. “We’re extremely grateful to the leadership of Huntington Bank and Youngstown State University for their continued investment in our organization.”

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