Who We Are

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve is an autonomous affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. We are committed to changing kids’ lives by providing them with a safe place to belong after school where dedicated staff members and caring volunteers are ready with a smile and an encouraging hand to help a young person in need.

Board Members

Board Officers

Board Chair
Derrick W. Ransom, Jr. 
Vice President & Senior Financial Planner 

Michael D. Pratt
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Board Members

Allan Brown
Vice President, General Council
FedEx Custom Critical, Inc.

Eric Chojnacki
Account Executive
Summa Health 

Tracy Dowe
VP, Relationship Management
Wells Fargo

Richard B. Fry III, Esq.
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs

Derrick Hall, Esq.
Summa Health

Lynn Hamrich MD
Summa Health Medical Group 

David J. Hastings
Hastings Water Works, Inc.  

Geraldine Hayes-Nelson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Human Resources Employee Engagement & Outreach
Kent State University

Kimberly Haws Falasco
Director Private Wealth Management
Branch Manager       
Robert W. Baird

Anthony D. Henderson, Sr.
Director, Athletic Department
The University of Akron

Darrin Kotecki
GPD Group

Bob Kulinski
President of United Way of Summit County

Board Members (Continued)

Morgan Lasher
The Vanderhaven Group
Amp Strategy 

Mark Quinlan

Rob Rothschild
Finance Manager of Corporate Human Services
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Lindsey Stewart
General Manager
Ken Stewart’s Restaurants 

Katie Wright
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 

Emeritus Trustees

Paul J. Belair
Douglas Haslinger
Betty Rider, Ph.D.
Bruce W. Rogers, Jr. “Bud”


The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve depends on generous financial contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations in our community to fund its diverse programs and services. You can make a difference

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We strongly believe in the valuable role that volunteers play in transforming the lives of our members. As little as one hour per week is all it takes to make a positive impact on a young child's life.

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