YSU Williamson College to Honor 3 at Alumni Reception

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three alumni of the Warren P. Williamson College of Business Administration will be honored Oct. 20 at a reception in Williamson Hall on the Youngstown State University campus.

The reception will begin at 6 p.m., with the award presentation to follow at 7 p.m. The cost to attend the event is $50. Reserve a spot HERE by Oct. 4.

Recipients of 2023 WCBA Outstanding Alumni Awards include Charles George, chief executive officer of Hapco Inc. and Sapientia Ventures LLC; David Stillwagon, chief executive officer of Community Corrections Association Inc.; and Marcy Angelo, director of operations at White Glove Payroll.

George graduated from YSU in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. After graduation, he embarked on a career as a certified public accountant at Packer Thomas & Co., where he served as the youngest person appointed president of the firm.

He has helped launch four successful startups affiliated with additive manufacturing: Triptech Plastics LLC, Strangpresse LLC and Center Street Technologies Inc., all based in Youngstown; and Denver-based Big Metal Additive.

George is the managing partner at Sapientia Ventures, a private equity firm based in Warren, Ohio, that has invested in several new businesses, including GreenBoard IT and the West Warren Industrial Park. Sapientia is also the majority shareholder of The Business Journal.

George sits on the boards of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and Team NEO. He serves as president of the Youngstown Community School Board of Directors and is acting treasurer for Second Harvest Food Bank. He has served as a trustee at YSU since 2018.

Stillwagon graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in justice studies and from YSU with his MBA in 2017.

He has more than 10 years of experience in criminal justice, working in various roles. Stillwagon is responsible for all aspects of operations at Community Corrections Association, including fiscal, programming, operations, development and planning. CCA is a nonprofit organization that operates three halfway houses; a community-based correctional facility; a day reporting program; intensive outpatient programming; and a G.P.S. monitoring house arrest program licensed by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Ohio Medicaid and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 

Stillwagon is a member of the Mahoning County Stepping-Up Committee, Mahoning County Common Pleas Honor and Drug Court Advisory Committees and Ohio Chief Probation Officers Association, and he is president-elect of the Ohio Community Corrections Association. He serves on the boards of Youngstown Cityscape, Mahoning Valley Historical Society, Salvation Army and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Youngstown, and is the project director for the Mahoning County Corrections Planning Board.

Angelo is a 2015 graduate of YSU’s WCBA with a BSBA and nonprofit leadership certificate. Before joining White Glove Payroll, she worked for Junior Achievement and the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.

She volunteers with numerous organizations, including the Alzheimer’s Association and YSU’s Pete’s Pride. Most recently, she and her sisters created Project Tom, where they receive free requests to send cards across the country and the world, resulting in more than 2,500 cards sent to all 50 U.S. states and 26 countries.

For more information, contact the Office of the Dean in the Williamson College of Business Administration at 330 941 3064.

Pictured at top: From left are Charles George, David Stillwagon and Marcy Angelo.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.