Board of Trustees

Julia Conte Renninger

Trustee

Julia Conte Renninger is the Senior Staff Accountant at Conte Co. CPA, Inc.  As a graduate of Kent State University (Bachelor of Arts) and the University of Akron (Masters of Science in Accounting), she came on with the firm, full-time, in 2010.  Julia is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honorary fraternity, and on the Audit Committee for her church, King’s Way Alliance Church.

Born and raised in West Akron, Julia now resides in Copley, Ohio with her husband and two children.  Julia enjoys reading, traveling, walking/hiking outside, and spending time with her family.

Mailing Address

1364 Gardner Blvd.
Norton, OH 44203

Contact

Phone: 330-825-3535

Website: http://www.contecocpa.com/home

Ilona Feinstein

Treasurer

Ilona Feinstein and her family have lived in the Akron area since 1992. After the loss of both of her grandparents and her father, Ilona and her family were fueled with passion to help others, and that passion became Lily Home Care.

Since 2007, Ilona has dedicated her life to helping seniors of this great community by doing her best to make their families lives happier, healthier, and more independent. She has worked with many families in assisting them through the tough journeys of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, the natural aging process and family caregiving.

Ilona is also a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional who strives to help families achieve a safe and peaceful resolution to senior driving.

Mailing Address

2295 W. Market St. H
Akron, OH 44313

Contact

Phone: 330-869-0806

Email: ilona@lilyhomecare.com

Website: www.lilyhomecare.com

Paul Frey

Trustee

Frey, Paul-08/15/17-547387

I am a financial advisor who is passionate about educating clients on their financial wellness. I partner with individuals and business owners through all stages of their lives to develop an investment strategy geared toward their unique goals, such as planning for retirement, saving for a child’s college education, and saving on taxes.

I am happily married to my lovely wife, Cristy, and have two greyhounds we adopted. Away from the business, I enjoy golfing and drumming.

Mailing Address

4942 Higbee Ave NW Suite G
Canton, OH 44718

Contact

Phone: 330-491-2356

Email: paul.frey@edwardjones.com

Website: www.edwardjones.com/paulfrey

Paul Janos

President

Paul Janos started his agency in Oct 1991. Akron Insurance is a independent insurance agency located in the heart of Copley on Cleveland Massillon rd.

Akron Insurance represents Erie Ins, Safeco, Progressive, Encompass and a large number of life insurance carriers. The agency provides Auto, Home, Business, Life and Health ins.

Paul has been the President of the Copley Community Chamber of Commerce since January 2017. He is involved and invested in the growth of not only the chamber, but it’s individual members as well.

Mailing Address

1099 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road
Copley, OH 44321

Contact

Phone: 330-665-1900

Email: paul@akroninsurance.com

Website: http://www.akroninsurance.com/

Janice Marshall

Trustee


Janice has served as Township Administrator for Copley Township since April 2016 after having served as Township Fiscal Officer since 2004. She attended Copley-Fairlawn City Schools and earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from The University of Akron. Janice lives in the Township where she and her husband have raised their three daughters.

Mailing Address

1540 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd.
Copley, OH 44321

Contact

Phone: 330-666-1853 x 1102

Email: JMarshall@copley.oh.us

Website: http://www.copley.oh.us/31/Government

Jennifer Petit

Secretary

 Jennifer joined Certified Payroll Services in 2016 as Business Consultant after having spent over eighteen years working in the field of higher education. She graduated from The University of Akron in 1996 with a Master of Science Degree in Education and also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education.

Jennifer lives in Green with her husband Joe and their three sons. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and attending her children’s athletic events.

Mailing Address

3020 W. Market St.
Akron, OH 44333-3609

Contact

Phone: 3308644800

Email: jenniferp@certifiedpayroll.com

Website: https://www.certifiedpayroll.com/

Rev. Dr. Mark Ruppert

Vice-President

Mark, born and raised in Bellevue, PA (a suburb of Pittsburgh), has been pastor of the Vine Fellowship Church (formerly First Presbyterian Church, Akron) for 23 years.  A graduate of Westminster College (New Wilmington, PA) with a BA degree, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (KY) with a Master of Divinity degree, and McCormick Theological Seminary (Chicago, IL) with a Doctor of Ministry degree, he previously pastored churches in Titusville, PA and Butler, PA prior to coming to the Akron area.

He is married to Margaret (a teacher in the Akron Public Schools) for 34 years and they have two adult daughters – Rebecca, an Akron Public School teacher and Ashley, a recent graduate of Malone University.

Over the years, he has served on various committees and at various levels of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and on local community boards. He is a member of the Leadership Akron Class XV.    Mark has also served the church through a variety of mission endeavors both in the states and abroad. Recently, he represented Eastminster Presbytery (of the Presbyterian Church, USA) on a mission trip to the country of Lebanon.

He loves to follow the Pittsburgh teams – Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins BUT his favorite American League baseball team is the Cleveland Indians.

Mailing Address

The Hub Community Center
3676 Community Lane Suite 100
Copley, OH

Contact

Phone: 330-576-6608

Email: 419drrupp@gmail.com

Website: http://www.thevinefellowshipcopley.org/

Scott Shields, CPA

Trustee

Scott is a 1981 graduate of the University of Akron with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting. Upon graduation, Scott went to work for Price Waterhouse in the Chicago, Illinois office. His list of clients included Oscar Meyer, US Steel, Marathon Oil, and Marsteller Advertising Agency. While working for Price Waterhouse he earned his CPA certificate in 1983 through the University of Illinois at Urbana.

While gaining excellent experience and knowledge in Chicago, Scott found a need in his hometown of Akron for an accounting firm that would tailor its services to small closely held organizations and family businesses. In September of 1990, Scott formed the accounting organization with little more than an idea, calculator and a pad of paper at his kitchen table. In a few short years the organization has grown to represent clients in 37 different states and 3 countries.

Scott is married to Diann who is a teacher in the Copley-Fairlawn school system and reside in Copley, Ohio. Scott & Diann have 3 children; Heather who is a recent graduate of Kent State University, Pierson who is a recent of graduate of Kendall University and Jordan, who attends Bowling Green University.

Scott is very active in the community and has sat on numerous boards and acted as treasurer for area not-for-profit businesses. He recently organized and founded a not for profit organizatoin called Havana Day Dreamers Inc. Scott enlisted the assistance of several prominent area business men to assist in fundraising to promote men’s health issues through education, research and prevention.

Scott and Diann are avid scuba divers specializing in technical wreck diving. They have traveled to many destinations throughout the world exploring the planets undersea treasures.

Contact

Website: www.shields-blice.com

Steve Vetter

Trustee

For 25 years, Steve assisted doctors and nurses in the use of various medical technologies to help patients heal.  Now Steve uses his experiences and education to care for his clients with all their insurance needs. Steve, is a mission-oriented person-this means that he finds fulfillment in helping his clients get the most protection while saving money.  Steve and his wife Barb live in Sharon.  They have two adult children working in the healthcare field.

You may find Steve biking in the winter months on one of the towpaths! Steve also enjoys various activities with family and friends such as Skiing (snow that is), biking, traveling to see new Nature Scapes.

Mailing Address

1099 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road
Copley, OH 44321

Contact

Phone: 330-665-1900

Email: steve@akroninsurance.com

Website: http://www.akroninsurance.com