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. Tom Waggoner
Board Chair
Executive Committee, Chair
Executive Compensation Committee
Governance Committee, Chair
Senior Vice President, Business Execution - Scotts/Miracle Gro Company
Term Ending 2018

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

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

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

Mr. John Granato
Audit/Finance, Chair
Executive Committee
Former Chief Financial Officer - The Andersons, Inc.
Term Ending 2018

Ms. Sarah Allan
Community Impact Cabinet, Co-Chair
Assistant Program Officer - Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Toledo
Term Ending 2018

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 2018

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

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

Mr. Kevin Dalton
President - Toledo Federation of Teachers
AFL-CIO
Term Ending 2020

Mr. Gerry Danes
Community Impact Cabinet
Wood County Advisory Board, Chair
Sales Division Manager/International Sales/Regulatory Affairs - Jones-Hamilton Co.
Term Ending 2018

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. 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 2018

Ms. Erica Parish
Community Impact Cabinet, Co-Chair
Executive Committee
Director, TRIO Student Support Services - Owens Community College
Term Ending 2021

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

Mr. Rasesh Shah
Audit/Finance Committee
President - The Andersons Rail Division 
Term Ending 2021 

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