Board

Board

At United Way of Greater Toledo, our Board of Directors keeps the organization on track and moving forward. These individuals have ongoing meetings to develop strategic tactics that benefit the communities we serve.

Mr. Denny Johnson 
Board Chair
Executive Committee, Chair
Executive Compensation Committee
Governance Committee, Chair
Retired, former President of Brooks Insurance Agency, Inc.  
Term Ending 2019

Mr. Rasesh Shah
Board Vice Chair
Executive Committee 
Audit/Finance Committee
Governance Committee
Retired, Former President - The Andersons, Inc. Rail Division 
Term Ending 2021 

Ms. Wendy Pestrue, J.D. 
Executive Committee
Governance Committee

President & CEO - United Way of Greater Toledo
Ex-Officio

Mr. Andy Dale
Audit/Finance, Chair
Executive Committee
Chief Operating Officer & Vice President - Hylant
Term Ending 2020

Mr. Robert (Bob) Baxter
President & CEO - Mercy Health, Toledo Region 
Term Ending 2021

Mr. Frank Bloomquist
Vice President - Medical Mutual, Northwest Region 
Term Ending 2019

Ms. Dawn Buskey
Executive Compensation Committee
Chief Operating Officer - ProMedica Metro, Acute Care Division
Term Ending 2021

Mr. Ed Carlson
Ottawa County Advisory Board, Co-Chair
Retired, former Executive Director of GenOn Ministries
Term Ending 2021

Mr. Rich Crayon
UAW/Toledo Molding & Die Unit Chairman
Local 12 Executive Board Trustee
Term Ending 2019

Mr. Kevin Dalton
President - Toledo Federation of Teachers
AFL-CIO
Term Ending 2019

Mr. Gerry Danes
Community Impact Cabinet
Wood County Advisory Board, Chair
Sales Division Manager/International Sales/Regulatory Affairs - Jones-Hamilton Co.
Term Ending 2021

Dr. Romules Durant
Superintendent - Toledo Public Schools
Term Ending 2020

Mr. Alex Gerken 
Governance Committee 
Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Banker - Fifth Third Bank, Northwest Ohio Region 
Term Ending 2020

Dr. Greg Guzmán, Ph.D.
Education Community Solutions Team
Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Director of Development - Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Term Ending 2019

Mr. Joel Jerger 
Executive Vice President, Market Area Executive - First Federal Bank 
Term Ending 2021

Mr. James Kamsickas

President & CEO - Dana Incorporated
Term Ending 2020

Ms. Jill Kegler
Governance Committee
Realtor - The Danberry Company
Term Ending 2021

Mr. Bill McDonnell
Regional President - PNC
Term Ending 2019

Ms. Erica Parish
Community Impact Cabinet, Co-Chair
Executive Committee
Director, TRIO Student Support Services - Owens Community College
Term Ending 2020

Ms. Paula Russell
Executive Compensation Committee
Governance Committee
Vice President Human Resources, Total Rewards - Owens Corning
Term Ending 2020

Mr. Brad Toft 
President & CEO - YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo 
Term Ending 2020