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Staff & Board

Cory Dippold - Executive Director
Cory Dippold - Executive Director

Executive Director

Cory Dippold has been in the non-profit field for over 23 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 became the executive director at Ohio Business Week Foundation in March of 2018. Cory is involved with many other charities & events and is an Accredited Columbus Ambassador.

Managing Board of Directors

Ida Abdalkhani, Director
Ability to Engage

Aaron Broering, Director - Young Alumni Rep
Miami University Ohio Student

Brent Castillo, Director  
GE Digital

Mark Flock, Director
Polaris Healthcare Partners

Faris Ghani, Director
Global Healthcare Executive

John Hamlin, Director Emeritis
JB Hamlin & Company

Tom Houser, Secretary  

Gwen Jarvis, Director
INFINI International, Ltd

Treva Jeffries, Director  
Toledo Public Schools

Michael Kroeger, Treasurer
Ingage Partners

Rob Moyer, Director

Ronald Nischwitz, Director Emeritus

Amanda Peltier, President

Tim Sheeler, Director
FirstCredit, Inc

John Tuggle, Director Emeritus

—Updated 9/2023

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