Bowling Green State University

Bachelor of Science in Gerontology, 1983

State of Ohio Nursing Home Administrator License, 1984

Cardinal Mooney High School


North Manor Center – October 1983 to March 1985

Administrative Assistant

Life & Health License – July 1998 to July 2007

Austinwoods Rehabilitation – March 1983 to December 1996


230-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility

Mahoning County Commissioner – August 1999 to January 2001

Appointed by precinct committee to fill unexpired vacant position

Professional Risk Management – December 1996 to December 1998

Account Executive

Mahoning County Commissioner – January 2001 to January 2005

President 2002, 2003, 2004

Mahoning County Commissioner – January 1995 to December 1998

President, 1996

EDM Management, Inc. – January 2004 to present

Chief Executive Officer

EDAN Management, Inc. – January 1998 to present


Community AND government involvement

Chairman, Mahoning County Mental Health Board – overseeing budget of $8 million. Successfully involved (as Co-Chairman) in passing Levy #2, 1993

Chairman, Mahoning County Transition Team for County Commissioners

Chairman, Mahoning County Search Committee for County Administrator

Boardman Township Zoning Board

Mahoning County Planning Commission

Mahoning County/Youngstown 1996 Anniversary Commission

Mahoning County Community Improvement Corporation

Corrections Planning Board

District XI Area Agency on Aging

Mahoning/Columbiana Training Association

Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium (NEOTEC)

Chairman, JOED (Joint Office of Economic Development – NEOTEC), September 2000 to December 2004

Mahoning County Experimental & Educational Farm Advisory Committee

National Association of Counties Human Services & Education Steering Committee

Mahoning Valley Historical Society

Mahoning Valley Economic Development Board of Directors

Mahoning County Board of Revision

EASTGATE Regional Council of Governments

Mahoning County Investment Advisory Board

Mahoning County Records Commission

Recycling Policy Committee, President

E-911 Executive Board

Awards and recognitions

1983 – College of Health and Community Services Award of Merit for Outstanding Achievement

1986 – American College of Health Care Administrators Certificate of Recognition

1986 – Bowling Green State University College of Health and Human Services Award of Merit for Outstanding Service


Past President, VanSickle Foundation for R Kids

Past Co-Chairman, March of Dimes Walk America

Past President, YSU Penguin Club

Past member, American College of Health Care Administrators

Past member, Mahoning Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association

Previous board member, Goodwill Industries

Honorary member, Buckeye Elks Lodge #73

Past member, County Commissioners Association of Ohio

Past member, National Association of County Commissioners

Member, Mahoning County Township Association

Member, Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce