Shon Christy boasts almost 20 years of marketing experience and is the Founder and President of Shon Christy Social Media. In 2010 he opened Christy Creative, Ohio's first niche social media marketing firm, and has founded and sold two firms since. His work has been featured in Inside Business, Smart Business, the Akron Beacon Journal, Spirit of Philanthropy and The Young Professional Roadmap, as well as in the book Under the Rustbelt – Revealing Innovation in Northeast Ohio. Ever the entrepreneur, Christy has even launched Beckett’s Buddies, a fundraising group to support those with Down syndrome, in honor of his seven year-old son Beckett. The organization has raised more than $100,000 for local causes.
Jim began his career serving the United States Air Force as a Crew Chief on an F-15. After serving for four years, he received an Honorable Discharge and returned home to his wife where they would raise three daughters. He began his IT Career with IBM, working to switch out mice and keyboards and adding computers to the network. When his contract with IBM was coming to an end, Jim and other co-workers decided to start their own business: AtNetPlus.
AtNetPlus opened its doors in 1998 and has since grown into a leading IT managed services provider in Northeast Ohio. The company and employees pride themselves on exhibiting four service values, Character, Brilliance, Communication, and Nurturing. They specialize in IT managed services, helpdesk, IT projects, data backups, security services, and software development. They are ready to help you keep connected, keep secure, and keep working.
Kathy Romito is currently the Community Relations Manager at Western Reserve Hospital. Kathy is responsible for establishing and maintaining all community partnerships and facilitating all hospital charitable events.
She served two terms as board president of both the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she is the past vice-president of Women’s Network.
Kathy earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in counseling from Kent State University, and her certificate in development from Case Western Reserve University.
David Segen is the owner of Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders in Stow and The Kitchen on Front Street.
After 15 years working large event planning and food and beverage operations in professional sports and entertainment, he ventured out on his own with these 2 local hospitality businesses. David has planned and implemented food and beverage operations for some of the largest events in NE Ohio, including the NBA Finals, Cavs Championship, NCAA, Presidential Debates and Conventions and hundreds of concerts and sporting events.
He also spends time consulting on major events across the country.
David served as the Founder of the Elana's Blessings Foundation from 2015-2021 & now serves on their Advisory Board. He has served on many committees at KSU and with his Fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha.
Wendy Supple is currently the VP/Operations Manager at Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning. Wendy is responsible for managing the behind the scenes processes that support all business operations. In partnership with her brother-in-law, Harold Hays - VP/Service and Installation Manager, Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning continues to grow and adapt to the ever changing needs of industry, technology and customer service by serving our internal and external customers with smart solutions and reliable service.
Wendy is an active member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Board of Directors as Secretary in 2019 and Treasurer in 2020. Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning is a proud sponsor of Stow-Munroe Falls Community Showcase, President's Club, Women2Women, Stow Bulldog Bags and Stow Community Foundation, to name a few.
I opened Toppin Insurance Agency in 2019 after working in the insurance industry since 2013. My husband, Kelly Toppin, and I have lived in Stow since 1998 and have raised our daughters, Emily and Sarah, here. Prior to insurance I was an owner of American Hospitality Coffee Service in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I have volunteered in the Stow-Munroe Falls schools in a variety of ways as my kids were growing up, including being on the board for the Stow-Munroe Falls Band Parent Association. I am currently an active member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Rotary Club, Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and volunteer for Bulldog Bags. I love being a part of the Stow Community and giving back.