Board of Directors

Chartered by covenant with Habitat for Humanity International to meet its mission goals in Lake & Geauga Counties, Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity is incorporated in the State of Ohio as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, not for profit, charitable organization, and is governed by a community-based, volunteer board of trustees.

Trish Nista
ABB Inc., retired

Mark E. Brody
Aterian Investment Partners, retired

Jim Breitenbach
Ernst & Young LLP, retired

Becky Gillespy
F&E PaymentPros

Brian Durdle
Project Finance Solutions LLC

William Hasler
ERICO International, retired

Al Romanini
Willoughby Supply

Ben Thomas
Reliance Electric, retired

Robert A. Fiala, AIA, NCARB, APA
Mayor and Safety Director, City of Willoughby, Ohio

Wanda Rollins
Case Western Reserve University

Maria Vokic
Bloommore Services, LLC
Case Western Reserve University

John Eklund
Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP – Partner

Amy Sabath
Lakeland Community College


Rick Najjar
Executive Director

Chad Collins
ReStore Director

Pam Palermo
Director of Development


Leah Dowell
Office Administrator

Denise Javins
Digital Marketing & Communications Manager/ IT Support

Tracy Solan
Volunteer Services Manager

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