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. Dave Dennison, Safety Specialist, Flaherty Sales Co (Werner Co)
    15. David DiRocco, Security Subject Matter Expert, JCI Northern Ohio Branch, Johnson Controls
    16. Dawn Yoder, CEO, Anderson Management; Consultant, Global Priority Solutions
    17. Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, 1-888-OhioComp
    18. Dianne Grote Adams, President, Safex, Inc.

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

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