2013-14 Board of Directors

CraigMarshall1 Mr. Craig S. Marshall '78 Chairman
 Stark & Knoll Co., LPA

Craig is a graduate of Walsh Jesuit and currently serves as Board Chairman.  He and his wife Janice have three daughters  and reside in Copley, Ohio.  He is a Corporate/Business Attorney and Partner in the law firm Stark & Knoll Co., LPA.  Craig attended the University of Akron where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Accounting, his Master of Taxation Degree and his JD from the University of Akron School of Law.  He is also a Board Member and a member of the Executive Committee at the Village at St. Edwards in Fairlawn where he served as Board Chair from 2006 and 2007.  Craig joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2009.

 

 

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  Mr. Karl Ertle, ex officio
  President, Walsh Jesuit High School                  

Karl is a native Clevelander and is the eleventh President of Walsh Jesuit High School. Prior to his position at Walsh Jesuit, he served as president/principal of Cleveland Central Catholic High School, and he worked for 21 years at St. Ignatius High School in a variety of positions, including teaching, coaching and as an administrator, vice president for mission. He earned his B.A. in English from Borromeo College and his M.A. in Religious Studies from John Carroll University, and has done post-graduate work at many of the Jesuit colleges and universities. Karl has a passion for Jesuit education, and speaks often on the topic of the Spiritual Exercises. He and his wife Carol attend St. Clarence Parish in North Olmsted with their six children.  He is an avid sports fan and loves to bike, coach and officiate.

 


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Mr. Richard P. Bedell '70
Bedell CFO Services

Rich, a CPA, is the President of Bedell CFO Services. A graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School, Rich went onto earn his BS in Accounting at John Carroll University and then completed his MBA program at Case Western University Weatherhead School of Management.  Rich and his wife Kathy have four grown children and reside in Stow, Ohio. He is the past Chair of the Finance Council at Holy Family Church and is a member of the Holy Family School Endowment Committee and Treasurer of the Rotary International-Stow Munroe Falls Chapter. Rich joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2010.

 

Beringer Mr. Timothy Beringer, Sr.
Ceeco Equipment, Inc.

 Tim is a graduate of the University of Dayton, where he received his degree in Secondary Education.  He is the Owner/Vice President of Ceeco Equipment Company, Inc.   He and his wife, Linda, reside in Akron, Ohio. He has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board since 2008.

 

 

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 Rev. Michael Christiana, SJ
 Brebeuf Jesuit Prep School

Fr. Christiana of the Chicago-Detroit Province, serves at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis as the Vice President for Mission and Identity. Fr. Christiana hails from Rochester, MN and earned a B.A. in History, Religion, and Chinese at St. Olaf College. He entered the Jesuits in 1999 and earned an M.A. in philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He also holds an M.Div. from the University of Chicago. From 2003 to 2006, he served his regency at Brebeuf. From 2007 to 2010, Fr. Christiana studied theology at Boston College. Fr. Christiana was ordained as a priest on June 11, 2010 in Milwaukee.  This is his first year as a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board of Directors.

 


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  St. John's Jesuit High School

Fr.Thomas Doyle is the Vice President for Jesuit Identity at St. John’s Jesuit High School, where he also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.  He completed his undergrad work at  Marquette University and then went onto St. Michael’s Institute at Gonzaga University and later Weston Jesuit School of Theology.  Fr. Doyle also serves on the Brebeuf Jesuit High School Board of Trustees.  He has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board of Directors since 2010. 

 

 

 

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Mrs. Valerie Geiger
PNC Bank

Valerie is the Senior Vice President of PNC.  She has been a member of the Finance Committee since 2003.  Valerie graduated from the University of Akron with a BS degree in Finance.  She and her husband, Denny, reside in Hudson, Ohio with their two daughters. Val is also a member of the Seton Catholic School Board and  the United Way Summit County Board. She joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2008.

 

 

 

  homePicJohn Gerstenmaier, DDS
  Gerstenmaier Pediatric Dentistry Inc.

John is the president of Gerstenmaier Pediatric Dentistry Inc.. He and his wife, Lois, reside in Akron, Ohio.  John attended Northwestern University Dental School and Case Western Reserve University. John and Lois have three children, all Walsh Jesuit graduates. He is also involved as the Chairman of Dental Options which is a program sponsored by the Ohio Dental Association and the Ohio Department of Health that provides donated and discounted denistry for disadvantaged citizens of Ohio. John is a member of the Akron Dental Society, the Ohio Dental Foundation and is actively involved in the Akron Beacon Journal Charity Fund.  He has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board of Directors since 2008.

 

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Joseph M. Haag ‘84
Action SuperAbrasive Products

Joe is President of Action SuperAbrasive Products. He and his wife Dena reside in Stow Ohio, along with their 4 children. They are active members of Holy Family Parish in Stow.    Joe joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2013.

 

 

 

 


Klinger Carol 8x10Mrs. Carol Klinger
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Carol and her husband Rick reside in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.  She is the Manager Business Development, Retail at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.  Carol graduated with a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Akron.  She is involved in the Cuyahoga Falls Rotary Club and serves the city of Cuyahoga Falls as an At-Large City Council member. She has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board since 2009.

 

 


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Margheret & Associates

Janice is a CPA and co-owner of Margheret & Associates, a wealth management firm.  She joined the Walsh Jesuit Board of Directors in 2012.  Janice graduated magna cum laude from Youngstown State University earning a BSBA with concentration in accounting and marketing.  Her professional experience includes SVP and Divisional President at Pioneer-Standard Electronics, Inc., audit manager at Ernst & Young, and serving on profit and not for profit Boards.   She and her husband Dan have two children.  Janice is involved in the Solon City Schools where she serves on the Strategic Planning Committee and is an active member at the Church of the Resurrection in Solon, Ohio.

 

 

 

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Dr. Anton G.C. Milo
Akron Children’s Hospital

Tony and his wife Laura have three children, one who is a current student at Walsh Jesuit and two others who are recent Walsh Jesuit graduates. Tony serves as the Chief of the Otolaryngology and is the Director of the Ear, Nose, Throat and Ear Center at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio.  Tony joined the Walsh Jesuit High School Board of Directors in 2012. He is actively involved in St. Hilary Parish and Akron Children’s Hospital.   

 

 

 

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R&D Exploration, Inc.  

Julia is the Director of Administration for R&D Exploration, Inc. She graduated with a BA degree in Public Relations and a Minor in Marketing from the University of Dayton. Julia serves as the Executive Director of Reach Ohio, a non-profit that uses media to connect Ohio women facing unplanned pregnancies with life-affirming resources.  She and her husband, Steve, reside in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, along with their three children. They are active members of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Cuyahoga Falls.  She joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2013.

 

FatherPetkashRev. Donald J. Petkash, S.J.
Walsh Jesuit High School

Fr. Don Petkash entered the Jesuits in 1958, following graduation from St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland. After ordination in 1971, he taught at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School for nine years and at St. Ignatius High School for eleven years. In 1991 he was appointed superior of the Jesuit community at Walsh Jesuit High School and in 1992 was named President of the school. He served in that role until 2003. He later served five years as the Provincial Assistant for Secondary Education in the Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus, before returning to Walsh Jesuit in 2009 to serve as Vice-President for Mission and Identity.

 

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Chicago Province Office

Fr. Jim Prehn has served as the provincial assistant for secondary education for the Chicago and Detroit Provinces since 2011.  Born in Rockford, Illinois, Fr. Prehn entered the Jesuits in 1988.  He earned his BA in History from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, in 1990 and went on to earn an MA in Philosophical Resources from Fordham University in 1992.  Fr. Prehn began his teaching career with his regency at Walsh Jesuit High School, where he taught from 1992-1995.  He went on to earn a Masters in Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, California, in 1988 and a doctorate degree in Education from the University of San Francisco in 2000.  He returned to Walsh Jesuit and served as the assistant principal until 2002 and principal from 2002-2007.  Beginning in 2006 he began to serve as the provinicial assistant for formation in the Detroit Province.  He held this role until 2008, while also serving as the Dean of Student Development for John Carroll University from 2007 until 2009 when he began his current service in the provincial office for the Chicago and Detroit Provinces in 2009.

SCALA Mr. Christopher A. Scala ’75
Kenmore Construction
American Sand & Gravel

 Chris is the Vice President of Kenmore Construction and the President of American Sand and Gravel.   He graduated from The University of Akron in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management. He and his wife Denise have two grown children and reside in Canton, Ohio. Chris is actively involved in the Girl Scouts of N.E. Ohio Board.  He joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2011.

 


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Loyola Productions, Inc.

Fr. Edward (Eddie) J. Siebert has Masters degrees in Theology, Education Administration, and Film. He is the founder and president of Loyola Productions in Culver City, California where he has actively produced films and documentaries for fifteen years and for which he has received numerous awards. Fr. Siebert has consulted for The West Wing, The Sopranos, and other major television and film productions. He is chaplain and board member of CIMA, Catholics in Media Associates which recognizes film and television productions that help us better understand what it is to be part of the human family. Fr. Siebert also teaches a Film & Spirituality class at Loyola Marymount University.  He has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board since 2010.

SISTEK RICHARDMr. Richard Sistek
Walsh Jesuit High School

Rick began teaching at Walsh Jesuit in 1985 and serves as the chair of the Social Studies department. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy (B.A. and M.A. in British History) and the Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, California (M.Div.). His classes at Walsh Jesuit include: AP U.S. Government & Politics and Global Studies. Rick also serves as the director of Senior Experience.  He has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board since 2011.

 


ChrisSivakMr. Christopher G. Sivak
Skoda Minotti

Chris  and his wife Amy have four children, two who are current students at Walsh Jesuit. Chris is a Partner at Skoda Minotti. He graduated from the University of Akron in 1988 where he earned his BSBA concentration in Accounting. He is actively involved in the University of Akron School of Accountancy Advisory Board.  Chris joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2011.

 

 


TeodosioJudge Linda Tucci Teodosio
Summit County Juvenile Court

Linda joined the Board of Directors in 2011.  Judge Teodosio works at the Summit County Juvenile Court and is married to Thomas Teodosio ’75. She graduated from the University of Akron with a B.S. in Education and then continued onto law school where she received her J.D. in 1982. Linda is actively involved in the Akron Bar Association, Ohio Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, First Friday Club of Greater Akron and the Summit County Italian American Festival Committee.

 

chrisTippingMr. Christopher Tipping '88
Stark & Knoll, Co., LPA

Christopher is a partner/shareholder at the Akron law firm of Stark & Knoll Co., LPA.  He and his wife Tricia reside in Fairlawn, Ohio.   From 2006-2012, Chris served as the President of the Walsh Jesuit Alumni Association.  He also serves as Vice President of the City of Fairlawn Community Improvement Corporation and Chairman of the City of Fairlawn Real Property Maintenance Board.  Chris is a graduate of The George Washington University and received his J.D. from The Ohio State University College of Law.  He has been a member of the Walsh Jesuit Board of Directors since 2009.

 


wellsMr. Douglas Wells
Morgan Stanley

Doug and his wife Missy are the proud parents of 5 children: four have graduated from Walsh Jesuit and one is  currently attending Walsh Jesuit.  Doug is a graduate of The Ohio State University where he earned his BA in Finance.  Doug is the Sr. Vice President at Morgan Stanley where he serves as a Financial Advisor and Portfolio Management Director.  He is a board member at Boys Hope Girls Hope and Vice Chair of the Finance Council at Holy Family Church in Stow, Ohio. Doug joined the Walsh Jesuit Board in 2012.