Cory Dippold

Executive Director

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.


Managing Board of Directors

Ida Abdalkhani, Director
Ability to Engage

Matt Appenzeller, President
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

Faris Ghani, Director
Wernle Youth & Family Treatment

Jessica Gliha, VP Development
Rupert Organizational Design

John Hamlin, Director Emeritis
JB Hamlin & Company

Tom Houser, Director  

Gwen Jarvis, Director
INFINI International, Ltd

Treva Jeffries, Director  
Toledo Public Schools

Jim Karam, Director  
Karam Advisory Services

Michael Kroeger, Director 
Ingage Partners

Rob Moyer, Director

Ronald Nischwitz, Director Emeritus

Tim Sheeler, Director
FirstCredit, Inc

Philip Sineneng, Secretary
Thompson Hine LLP

John Tuggle, VP Student Recruitment
Remagen, Inc

Nancy Whetstone, Past President
Canine Companions for Independence

—Updated 10/2019