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. Dr. Bruce Hensley, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
    12. Cari Gray, Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio BWC
    13. Dave Dennison, Safety Specialist, Flaherty Sales Co (Werner Co)
    14. David DiRocco, Security Subject Matter Expert, JCI Northern Ohio Branch, Johnson Controls
    15. Dawn Yoder, CEO, Anderson Management; Consultant, Global Priority Solutions
    16. Debbie O’Connell, Regional Manager, 1-888-OhioComp
    17. Dianne Grote Adams, President, Safex, Inc.

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

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