Q&A WITH DEE TALMADGE
A graduate of DeVilbiss High School, Dee earned a B.S. in education from Ohio State and a M.Ed from the University of Toledo. A former elementary school teacher and Ottawa Hills school board member, she is an advocate for education. She was appointed to the Owen’s Community College Board of…
MProfile: Former superintendent Lucas County Educational Center
Tom Baker graduated from Marietta High School and made his way to Bowling Green University with a full scholarship for playing basketball. He received his bachelor of science degree in 1964 and his master’s of education degree in 1969 before doing post master’s degree work at the University of Toledo….
Q&A WITH Judy Seibenick BSN, MOL
A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Judy Seibenick worked as one of Hospice of Northwest Ohio’s three original nurses. Seibenick has seen the hospice center grow, from her start there in 1980 to her appointment as Executive Director in 2000 to today, a staff of five who cared for…
Q&A: WITH Tony Packo Jr.
Tony was born and raised in the Birmingham neighborhood on Toledo’s East Side. His father, Tony Sr., opened Tony Packo’s Café in 1932 at the current east side location, the corner of Front and Consaul Sts. Following his father’s untimely death, Tony Jr. started working in the restaurant at age…
Q&A WITH PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEER BARBARA J. BROWN
How does one become a professional volunteer?
Q&A: The Ability Center of Greater Toledo ‘s Director Tim Harrington
Tim combines a hard-edged business sense with a keen sensitivity for the rights of people with disabilities.
Q&A with Tom Falvey – Fitness Guru
Tom went to Old Orchard Elementary School and DeVilbiss High School, joining the US Army after graduation
Q&A With Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek, Lourdes University President
A proud Ohioan, Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek, President of Lourdes University in Sylvania since June, 2016, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and sociology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. She was awarded her Master of Education and Doctor of Education in counseling psychology degrees from Boston University. Prior…
Q&A with Don Michel
By Pat Nowak A product of NW Ohio, Don attended local schools, Newbury, Jones Jr High and Libbey High School. He went to the Air Force after high school and once discharged, opened his first business, Michael’s Beverage Center in 1960. He operated the business while attending the University of Toledo, graduating…
Q&A WITH Robin C. Reese: Executive Director of Lucas County Children Services
Robin Reese is the Executive Director of Lucas County ChildrenServices, the county agency responsible for protecting children from abuse and neglect. She was named director by the agency’s board of trustees in March 2016, six months after being named interim director and one year after being named associate director of…