Meet Our Team

Heart to Heart Leadership brings a depth of experience to its facilitation practices, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to our team of facilitators all trained and certified in the Heart to Heart Way.

The Heart to Heart values-based leadership programs are guided by our team, from diverse professional backgrounds, who share a passion to develop intrinsic inspiration in you.

Heart to Heart Leadership Certifications:

Appreciative Inquiry

Enneagram in the Heart to Heart Way

CliftonStrengths

Leadership Circle Profile

Executive Coaching

MBTI

DiSC

Our Heart To Heart Team

Jeremy Lile in Blue Suit Smiling
Jeremy Lile Executive Director and Facilitator

Leadership from Within, Appreciative Inquiry, The Enneagram, and Strengths Training

Jeremy Lile Bio
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Sarah Sturbaum Office Manager Sarah Sturbaum Bio
Larry in blue suit smiling
Larry Vuillemin Co-Founder, Director of Community Impact, and Heart to Heart Facilitator

The Enneagram, Leadership from Within, Resiliency, Strengths Training, Appreciative Inquiry

Larry Vuillemin Bio
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Christine Williams Senior Director of Leadership Development and Heart to Heart Facilitator

Mindful Leadership, Leadership from Within, The Enneagram, Working as One

Christine Williams Bio
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Allison Kish Program and Marketing Manager Allison Kish Bio

Heart To Heart Facilitators

Liz Blystone
Liz Blystone Vice President, Client Service & Strategy, Bruton Chisnell Advisors

Appreciative Inquiry

Liz Blystone Bio
Andrea Capuano
Andrea Capuano Vice President of Organizational Development, ComDoc

Leadership from Within

Andrea Capuano Bio
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Charmaine D. Rice Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Leadership from Within, Strengths Training, Inclusive Leadership

Charmaine D. Rice Bio
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John Ropar Counselor, Educator, and Speaker

Mindful Leadership, Resiliency

John Ropar Bio
Diana Smith
Diana Smith HR Manager, ComDoc

Leadership from Within

Diana Smith Bio

Meet our Founders

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Larry Vuillemin Co-Founder, Director of Community Impact, and Heart to Heart Facilitator

The Enneagram, Leadership from Within, Resiliency, Strengths Training, Appreciative Inquiry

Larry Vuillemin Bio
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Father Norm Douglas Co-Founder at Heart to Heart, and Pastor at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Akron

The Enneagram, Leadership from Within, Myers–Briggs Type Indicator, Appreciative Inquiry

Father Norm Douglas Bio

Board of Directors

 

Chairman of the Board
Fedearia Nicholson-Sweval
Dean of Student Success- Stark State College

Vice Chairman
Barb Whiddon
Retired- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Secretary of the Board
Lucas Blower
Partner- Brouse McDowell LPA

Treasurer of the Board
Elizabeth Blystone
Vice President, Client Service & Strategy- Bruton Chinsell Advisors

Director
Karen Cheung
Grants Accountant- Battered Women’s Shelter

 

Director
Susan Figler
Major Gifts Director- Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America

Director
Laura Fink Lederer 
Senior Director of Development & Professional Advisor Relations- Akron Community Foundation

Director
Jake Frego
Senior Vice President- Bank of America

Director
Mary High
Vice President, Operations- Myers Industries/Myers Tire Supply

Director
James Hill
North American CEO- Continental 

Director
Edwin Hubbard, Jr.
Vice President of Development- NewBridge Cleveland

Director
Garryd Koynock
Vice President of Finance- ComDoc, Inc.

Director
Mike Parnell
Interim Athletic Director- The University of Mount Union

Advisory Board Members

Eileen Burg, Community Philanthropist
Nicholas T. George, Partner – Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP
W. Riley Lochridge, III, Retired Chairman and CEO – ComDoc, Inc.