FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Soap Box Derby® Board of Directors:

Mark Mroczynski, Chair
Executive Director, Transmission Reliability Enhancement Projects, FirstEnergy

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

Bethany Dria, Treasurer
Senior Associate Business Valuation
Apple Growth Partners

Danyelle Sweitzer, Secretary
Human Resources Director, GPD Group 

E.J. Brinson
Special Project Executive, Entrepreneur

Rob Gerberry
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Summa Health Systems

Jay Griffith
Executive Vice President, Welty Building Company

Jesse Hurst
Certified Financial Planner; Accredited Investment Fiduciary

Jolene Lane
Vice President for Inclusion and Equity, Chief Diversity Officer, Title IX Coordinator, The University of Akron

Chris Ludle
Deputy Director of Public Service, City of Akron

Guy Pipitone
Retired Senior Vice President, FirstEnergy 

Matt Sinclair
Growth Advisor and Small Business Practice Lead, MAGNET 

Michele Tomer
Attorney

Dennis VanFossen Jr.
Executive Manager of Events, Pro Football Hall of Fame

Honorary Board Members

Alan Brubaker
Summit County Engineer

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

Bill Lowery
Retired President, Annaco

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

Bobby Nickoli
Derby Volunteer

Marty Sullivan
Chair - Regional Directors

Kevin Thomas
VP, AAA Akron Auto Club

Bob Troyer
Public Relations Consultant

Thomas Welsh
Retired Senior VP, FirstEnergy