Cory Dippold

Executive Director


Aaron Bryan

Administrative Assistant

Cory Dippold has been in the non-profit field for over 20 years as both a volunteer and as a career.  He has been a volunteer with the HOBY Youth Leadership organization since 2000 serving as group facilitator, chairing seven local seminars and chairing the World Leadership Congress in 2011 with over 400 participants from 14 countries.  He worked for 10 years for Leadership Toledo where he served as youth director and development director founding Restaurant Week Toledo as a signature fundraiser.  Cory has won numerous awards for his leadership initiatives including Toledo’s 20under40 Leadership Award in 2007.  He has founded several small startups including which is a gift registry for charities.  He became the executive director at Ohio Business Week Foundation in March of 2018.



Aaron Bryan is a senior at Capital University studying psychology and management. He currently works as the administrative assistant of the Ohio Business Week Foundation assisting the Executive Director and Board Members in planning and executing Ohio Business Week. Aaron is the President of Capital University's Children's Miracle Network, named the Emerging Organization of the Year by Capital's President, Beth Paul, and is one of Capital's largest philanthropic organizations, raising funds and awareness for Nationwide Children's Hospital. He also served as the Director of Internal Relations for Capital's Activity Management & Programming Board, an Orientation Leader, a Sweetheart for Delta Phi Epsilon, and is a captain for intramural volleyball.

Managing Board of Directors

Ida Abdalkhani, Director
Ability to Engage

Matt Appenzeller, Director
Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance

Greg Casto, Director  

Brent Castillo, Director  
GE Digital

Rob Day, Director

BJ Duckworth, VP Program
YMCA of Greater Toledo

Mark Flock, VP Finance
PNC Bank

Mike Foti, Director  
Innovate Building Solutions

Jessica Gliha, VP Development
Rupert Organizational Design

Jason Gorham, Director  

John Hamlin, Director Emeritis
JB Hamlin & Company

Tom Houser, Director  

Treva Jeffries, Director  
Toledo Public Schools

Jim Karam, Director  
Karam Advisory Services

Ronald Nischwitz, Director Emeritus

Jenny Oest, Director
Premium Beach Condos

Roy Passarelli, Director

Amanda Peltier, VP Company Advisors
Ohio Insurance Institute

Charles P. Reid, Director Emeritus

Tim Sheeler, Director
FirstCredit, Inc

Philip Sineneng, Secretary
Thompson Hine LLP

John Tuggle, VP Student Recruitment
Remagen, Inc

Barbara Walters, Director
First Commonwealth Bank

Nancy Whetstone, President
Canine Companions for Independence