Past Guests (by name)

A special thank you to all the following podcast guests who went the extra mile to help make Portage County a safer place to work!

Contributors are listed below in alphabetical order according to first name:

    1. Ali Mitchel, Health Educator, Portage County Health District
    2. Al Abel, Lifting Specialist, Mazzella Lifting Technologies
    3. Dr. Amanda Burke, Ph.D., Prevention Specialist, Townhall II
    4. Ami Gignac, Partner, Sparrow Tale
    5. Andrea Metzler, Public Engagement Coordinator, Portage Park District
    6. Ashley Baden, Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Coleman Professional Services
    7. Dr. Aubree Jones, D.C., Peak Family Chiropractic
    8. Becky Lehman, Director of Health Education, Portage County Combined Health District
    9. Brad Hurtig, Motivational Speaker, Brad Hurtig Safety
    10. Brenda Allen, Certified Trainer, Swift First Aid
    11. Cari Gray, Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio BWC
    12. Dave Dennison, Safety Specialist, Flaherty Sales Co (Werner Co)
    13. David DiRocco, Security Subject Matter Expert, JCI Northern Ohio Branch, Johnson Controls
    14. Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, 1-888-OhioComp
    15. Dianne Grote Adams, President, Safex, Inc.

    16. Dr. Don Maple, CEO, Corporate Health Testing & Safety Services, Inc.
    17. Drew Garverick, EHS/DOT Representative, PepsiCo
    18. Eric Havens Irwin, Founder, Speculr
    19. Eric White, Safety Consultant, Ohio BWC
    20. Frank Hall, The Coach Hall Foundation
    21. Gabe King, Ving, llc
    22. George Nelson, EHS Manager, O-I
    23. Glenn McGinley, Director of PERRP, Ohio BWC
    24. Jarrod Tomassi, Safety Director, Mortenson
    25. Jason Gillette, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Iowa State University
    26. Jeff Coffee, Lieutenant, Kent Fire Department
    27. Jennifer Parmenter, Clinical Counseling Supervisor at Family & Community Services, Inc.
    28. Jennifer Stefanak, Market Well-Being Partner, Mercy Health
    29. Jennifer White, Education Program Coordinator at the Portage Park District
    30. Jim Olander, Trail Director, Cleveland Area Mountain Biking Association (CAMBA)
    31. Joe Barney, Compliance & Training Officer, The Great Lakes Construction Company
    32. John Trevelline, Park Manager, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
    33. Josh Grappy, UAS Program Coordinator, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
    34. Justin Deflumeri, Health & Safety Manager, Monogram Foods
    35. Justin Rechichar, Program Supervisor, Portage County Health District
    36. Karl Cunningham, Global Electrical Safety, Maintenance and Project Specialist, ES Squared, Inc
    37. Katie Woodhall, Workforce Development & Safety Advisor, Sparrow Tale
    38. Katy Tombaugh, Founder & CEO, Wellness Collective
    39. Kay Francis, Kay’s Keynotes
    40. Dr. Kristen Dickerson, Statewide Health, Wellness, & Special Program Manager at the Ohio Center for Occupational Safety & Health – Ohio BWC
    41. Kurt Reuhr, Executive Director, Leadership Portage County
    42. Leslee Keegan, Personal Trainer/Owner, I’m Power Fitness Center
    43. Linda F. Martin, PhD, Founder, The Soteria Society, and Department Chair for Safety Programs at Capitol Technology University
    44. Lisa J. Kelleman-McClain, CPT, Personal Trainer, Build A Body Personal Training LLC
    45. Lori Cook, Traffic Safety Advisor, AAA East Central NEO
    46. Lynette Blasiman, Project Director, Portage County Safe Communities
    47. Mark Clendenin, Regional Business Development Manager, Ohio BWC
    48. Marquice Seward, Program Manager, Family & Community Services, Inc.
    49. Matt Mohler, Facilities Director & Safety Manager, Delta Systems
    50. Michelle Francisco, Safety Council Program Manager, Ohio BWC
    51. Mike Thompson, Manager, Portage County Safety Council
    52. Mindy Gusz, BSN, RN, CCE, Community Outreach Coordinator, University Hospitals Portage Medical Center
    53. Natalie Menke, Vector Control SeasonaDr. l Worker, Portage County Health District
    54. Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant, Ohio BWC
    55. Pat McCon, Risk Consultant, PCSC  Steering Committee Member, Board Member-Portage Play & Learn School
    56. Renee Onesti, Director of Engineering & Maintenance, Kent Elastomer Products, Inc
    57. Rich McElhaney, Health & Safety Keynote Speaker
    58. Rick Maj, Industrial Hygienist, Ohio BWC
    59. Robert Campbell, Safety Coordinator, Viking Forge Corporation
    60. Ryan Shackelford, EMA Director, Portage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (PC OHS/EM)
    61. Sarah Ghezzi, CSP, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio BWC
    62. Scott Campbell, Disc Golf Course Designer, The Grassman at West Branch State Park
    63. Shelly McCullough, Regional Sales Manager, Swift First Aid
    64. Stephen Francis, President & Lead Strategist at Franchise D & I Solutions
    65. Steven Ludwig, Manager-Global Marketing Programs, Rockwell Automation

    66. Susan Forgacs, Public Health Nurse, Portage County Health District
    67. Tanya Miller, Director, Anti-Virus Youth Education
    68. Theodore Russell, BSPH, Vector Control Seasonal Worker, Portage County Health District
    69. Thom Fladung, Managing Partner, Hennes Communications
    70. Todd Peetz, Director, Portage County Regional Planning Commission
    71. Tony DeAscentis, CEO, Ving, llc
    72. Traci Larlham, Director of Housing Services, Family & Community Services, Inc.
    73. Twilla Watson, Human Resources Manager, Hess Print Solutions
    74. Dr. Tyler Munn, Munn Chiropractic
    75. Vince Stropko, Approved Auto Repair Rep, AAA East Central NEO
    76. Victor Rossi, Owner & Lead Trainer, Job Safety First LLC