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. Amy Kelly, Outreach Coordinator, Safer Futures
    6. Andrea Metzler, Public Engagement Coordinator, Portage Park District
    7. Ashley Baden, Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Coleman Professional Services
    8. Dr. Aubree Jones, D.C., Peak Family Chiropractic
    9. Becky Lehman, Director of Health Education, Portage County Combined Health District
    10. Brad Hurtig, Motivational Speaker, Brad Hurtig Safety
    11. Brenda Allen, Certified Trainer, Swift First Aid
    12. Dr. Bruce Hensley, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
    13. Cari Gray, Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio BWC
    14. Chase Leonelli, Wellness Manager, Sequoia Wellness at NEOMED
    15. Chelsea Gregor, Secretary, Main Street Ravenna
    16. Dave Dennison, Safety Specialist, Flaherty Sales Co (Werner Co)
    17. David DiRocco, Security Subject Matter Expert, JCI Northern Ohio Branch, Johnson Controls
    18. Dawn Yoder, CEO, Anderson Management; Consultant, Global Priority Solutions
    19. Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, 1-888-OhioComp
    20. Dianne Grote Adams, President, Safex, Inc.

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

    82. Susan Forgacs, Public Health Nurse, Portage County Health District
    83. Tanya Miller, Director, Anti-Virus Youth Education
    84. Theodore Russell, BSPH, Vector Control Seasonal Worker, Portage County Health District
    85. Thom Fladung, Managing Partner, Hennes Communications
    86. Timothy Brewster, Director of Loss Prevention & Recovery Unit, National Interstate Insurance Company
    87. Todd Peetz, Director, Portage County Regional Planning Commission
    88. Tony DeAscentis, CEO, Ving, llc
    89. Traci Larlham, Director of Housing Services, Family & Community Services, Inc.
    90. Twilla Watson, Human Resources Manager, Hess Print Solutions
    91. Dr. Tyler Munn, Munn Chiropractic
    92. Vince Stropko, Approved Auto Repair Rep, AAA East Central NEO
    93. Victor Rossi, Owner & Lead Trainer, Job Safety First LLC