Alumni Spotlight

Dear Friend:

Thank you for visiting our WCBA Alumni Page. The Williamson College of Business Administration has recognized more than 90 successful men and women in the field of business and communications over the past 26 years.

The Annual WCBA Alumni Awards give us the opportunity to recognize those individuals whose exemplary accomplishments, service and commitment have benefited the college and/or university, and the community. 

Below we spotlight the success of our distinguished alumni in each of the four categories:

  • Outstanding Alumnus/Alumna
  • Outstanding MBA Alumnus/Alumna
  • Outstanding Recent Alumnus/Alumna
  • Outstanding Service Award

Please enjoy the videos from our more recent WCBA Alumni Award Recipients.

OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS/ALUMNA

2022 - Sue Stricklin - video
Senior Vice President/Marketing, Simon Roofing
2022 - Henry Gomez - video
Senior National Politics Reporter, NBC News
2021 - Joseph Caruso - video
President & CEO, COMPASS Family and Community Services
2019 - Janice Jasinski, CPA, CFE, CGMA  - video
Principal, Shroedel, Scullin & Bestic
2019 - David Coy  - video
President/General Manager, WKBN/WYFX-TV & WYTV/MyYTV
2018 - Carl Culp, CPA
Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Farmers National Bank 
2018 - Stuart Wise
President, Chief Operating Officer, United Business Technologies
2017 - Robert DiRusso
President & Owner, DiRusso’s Sausage, Inc.
2017 - Patricia Mishic / Patty Mishic O’Brien
Independent Non-Executive Director, Risk, H,S&E, and Social, Ethics & Sustainability Committees & Community Member, St. Anthony Hospital Regional Board

OUTSTANDING MBA ALUMNUS/ALUMNA

2022 - Eric Pittman - video
Program Division Director, US Food and Drug Administration
2019 - Lisa Metzinger, CPA  - video
Partner, Cohen & Company
2016 - Sonia Salvino
Vice President, Finance, University Hospitals Cleveland
2015 - Thomas Meola
Chief Financial Officer, ECKART America
2014 - Larry Moliterno
President & CEO, Meridian Healthcare
2013 - John “Jack” R. Janoso, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer, Fairfield Medical Center
2012 - Eric Shuster
President, VAM USA
2010 - John Angelilli, BSBA 
President, AMS Consulting, LLC

OUTSTANDING RECENT ALUMNUS/ALUMNA

2022 - Corey Patrick - video
Director, Entrepreneurial Services Program, Youngstown Business Incubator
2021 - Jonathon Fauvie - video
Senior Community Affairs Specialist, Medical Mutual
2021 - Lamar Salter - video
Producer, CNN
2019 - Todd Finn, CFA - video
Assistant Vice President, Farmers Trust Company
2019 - Michael Metzinger, CPA - video
Chief Financial Officer, R & J Trucking, Inc.
2018 - Matt Cook
Chief Data Officer—Pacific Western Bank
2018 - Angela Duskey
Chief Financial Officer, The Muransky Companies
2017 - Ashley Basile Oeken
President, Engage! Cleveland

OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD

2015 - Chris Allen
COE HR Manager, Ultium Cells, LLC
2014 - Jocelyne Kollay Linsalata
Past Board Chair and Current Vice President of Development for the YSU Foundation, Campaign Chair of YSU We See Tomorrow Campaign, initiatives at Case Western Reserve University
2010 - Michael McBride 
Executive director for Goodwill Industries
2009 - Richard J. Schiraldi
Director/Advisor to Public & Private Companies and Crisis Management/COB United Community Financial and Home Savings
2008 - Martin Kubic, CPA
Senior Deputy Auditor, Chief Auditor
Office of the Auditor of the State of Ohio
2007 - Ted Schmidt
President, Youngstown at PNC
2006 - James Dascenzo, CPA
Principal, Hill, Barth & King, LLC