LOADING SOMETHING BIG

Our Leadership

Officers
Dave Glass, President
Jennifer Elsass, Vice President/ Treasurer
Ted Johnson, Secretary

Board Governance Committee
Zachary White, Chair
_____________________________, Vice Chair
Dave Glass
Ellis Jones
Mike Parnell

Program Compliance/Personnel Committee
Ted Johnson, Chair
_____________________________, Vice Chair
Zachary White
Jennifer Elsass
Justin Kuhn
Jackie Welch
Christy Slavick
Larry Wallerstein*
Megan McClung

Fund Development Committee
Jennifer Elsass, Chair
Jackie Welch, Vice Chair
Brian Grossman
Mike Parnell
Chris Gullo
Dan Tate
Michael Robinson
Ellis Jones
Christy Slavick
Roberta Kleinman

Finance Committee
Brian Grossman, Chair
Justin Kuhn, Vice Chair
Dave Glass

About Our Executive Director

Raland S. Hatchett is the Executive Director of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina, and Stark counties, Inc. an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America the nation’s largest donor-and volunteer-supported mentoring network. In this position, Hatchett leads a team of youth development specialist serving 361 children who are matched with an adult volunteer in the community and site based programs for children age 6-18. Hatchett is focused on helping the organization meet it strategic initiatives’ of increasing brand awareness, service delivery and quality in its core programs, financial sustainability, and board development. Hatchett passion for mentoring and working with youth, coupled with his experience, energy, and business relationship will bode well for the agency.

Previously, Hatchett served as Executive Director of Greater Cleveland Partnership MBDA Business Center (Minority Business Development Agency) in Cleveland, Ohio. In this position, Hatchett led a team of business experts who provided minority entrepreneurs with strategic business consulting services designed to assist with access to contracts, capital and new markets (domestic and international). 

Raland S. Hatchett, Executive Director of BBBS-SMS

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Jobs with a Purpose

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved is to work with us. A career with BBBS is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference. Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America’s youth, schools, and communities.

We need talented and passionate people who are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. Our organization is enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina, and Stark counties, Inc. offers a flexible work environment that is upbeat and fun.

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