CANTON, OHIO (August 30, 2012) – Leadership Stark County, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the 26th class of their annual Signature Program. The selected participants represent the diversity that is Stark County’s cities, villages, schools, non-profit organizations and businesses. These professionals are about to begin 10 months of leadership training and experiences that will provide an understanding of local issues, assets and resources.

Signature Program 26th Class members include:

Kevin Barton, president/owner, Edible Arrangements Eric Bauer, purchasing manager, Hendrickson Shaun Branon, director—organizational advancement, The Timken Company Kimberly Bricker, associate VP, human resources, AultCare Scott Brown, assistant managing editor, The Repository Rebecca Callahan, corporate supply manager, ComDoc Janet Capocci, events planning coordinator, Kent State University Ron Compton, senior human resources representive, Diebold, Inc. Margaret DeLillo-Storey, district clinical counselor, Perry Local Schools Steve Dezenzo, manager—finance & accounting, FedEx Custom Critical Everett Dockery, global procurement manager, Marathon Petroleum Company Alicia Doran, secretary, Mercy Medical Center Teresa Fedorchak, senior account manager, WRL Advertising Kathy Feichter, college store manager, Stark State College Robert Feielin, plant manager – Faircrest Steel Plant, The Timken Company Catherine Foltz, financial advisor, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Evrim Fulmer, community trustee Natalie Geib, manager, Reinhard, Kopko, Keller & McDonnell, Inc. Nino Gemma, CEO, Stark Federal Credit Union Joel Harris, director, TomTod Ideas, Inc. Christopher Kaboth, human resources manager, Whitacre Greer Nicholas Kennedy, organization director, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Lori Lewitzke, office manager, CKP Heating & Cooling LLC Jean Duncan McFarren, development manager, Stark County District Library Michael Minor, chief deputy of finance, Stark County Auditor Brandi Noll, assistant professor, Ashland University Michael Oesch, manager/CPA, MSA, Bruner Cox LLP Georgia Paxos, executive director, Canton Palace Theatre Association Lucia Pileggi, private bank market manager, Eastern Ohio/senior vice president, Key Bank Tracy Schlemmer, director, Aultman Health Foundation Crystal Schneiders, executive assistant, Quest Recovery Services and Prevention Corey Minor Smith, director of legal services, Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority Eric Snodgrass, golf operations director, Tam O'Shanter Golf Course Robyn Steinmetz, marketing manager, Goodwill Industries Jason Tuma, partner, Brockman, Coats, Gedelian & Co. Gregory Watts, attorney, Krugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty Co. LPA Cathy Wyatt, owner/operator, Carpe Diem Coffee Shop Derrick Wyman, director of strategic initiatives, Walsh University Lauren Zink, education awareness analyst, Diebold, Inc. For more information about Leadership Stark County's Signature Program, visit