FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Soap Box Derby® Board of Directors:

Gregg Mervis, Chair
President & CEO, Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau and John S. Knight Center

Mark D. Mroczynski, Vice Chair
Executive Director, Transmission Reliability Enhancement Projects, FirstEnergy

Alan Brubaker,
Summit County Engineer

Danyelle Sweitzer, Secretary
Human Resources Director, GPD Group 

Carole Berry
Administrative Manager, University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Michael Callahan
Senior Partner of Callahan, Greeven, Riley & Sinn, L.L.C.


Bob Knapp
Retired Senior Vice President Signet Jewelers; Senior Advisor Patina Solutions Mentor Bank

Bill Lowery
Retired President, Annaco

Chris Ludle
Deputy Director of Public Service, City of Akron

Guy Pipitone
Retired Senior Vice President, FirstEnergy 

Dominic Rizzo
Vice President and General Sales Manager, Rubber City Radio Group 

Kevin Thomas
VP, AAA Akron Auto Club

Dr. Don Visco
Dean of the College of Engineering and a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Akron

Honorary Board Members

Bobby Cooper
Former Chair - Racing Commission

Jack Engelke
Hindin/Owen/Engelke, Inc.

William J. Ginter
Principal, Akron Legacy Group

Brian Graham
Former Chair - Rally Commission

Paul Jackson
Partner, Roetzel & Andress

Bobby Nickoli
Derby Volunteer

Marty Sullivan
Chair - Regional Directors

Michele Tomer

Bob Troyer
Public Relations Consultant

Thomas Welsh
Retired Senior VP, FirstEnergy