Geauga Growth Partnership elects two new board directors
Geauga Growth Partnership recently announced the appointments of two new board directors, Matthew Nipper and Bonnie Troyer.
Nipper is senior vice president and commercial market leader for KeyBank. He was elected to replace the unexpired term of Kathleen Dangelo, according to a GGP news release.
Nipper has been employed with KeyBank since 1998 and is a 1999 graduate of John Carroll University. He is a three-time winner of the President’s Club Award and winner of the 2009 Inaugural Rainmaker Award.
Nipper’s term with GGP will end on June 30, 2021.
Troyer was appointed to replace the unexpired term of Lori Gorrell, whose term will end on June 30, 2019, the release stated.
Troyer is the founder and principal of HR Strategies & Solutions in Middlefield, with 22 years of progressive HR experience in large global manufacturing, service and nonprofit environments.
Troyer has extensive experience in the aspects of employment regulation, compliance and litigation, in addition to developing and implementing HR programs and policies relating to federal and state employment legislation.
Troyer is a Kent State University alum and earned a master’s degree from Cleveland State University.
Troyer was formerly employed by GGP on a parttime basis as workforce development director. In that role, she conducted workforce training workshops pertaining to HR, helping to build the Youth Workforce Development Program, now reaching an average of 1,400 middle and high school students each year with workforce readiness training.
Tracy Jemison, president of GGP, said Nipper and Troyer bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization’s board.
“Both are leaders in their fields of human resources and finance, and I am confident they will help build this organization.”
Created in 2010, GGP’s mission is to enhance the business climate, encourage job creation, strengthen economic prosperity and improve the quality of life for all Geauga County residents.
For more information, call 440-5641060 or visit www. geaugagrowthpartnership.com.