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2020-2021 Board of Directors 

Roxanne Kaufman Elliott, President

ProLaureate Ltd.
563 Masters Lane, Avon Lake, OH 44012
Work Phone: (216)544-7528
Work Email:

TOPICS: Leadership, Personal and Professional Development, Strategic Thinking, Authenticity, Grit and Grace
Roxanne Kaufman Elliott is an i3® Leadership Master; Executive Coach and Facilitator; Professional Speaker; Certified Master in the Leadership Challenge® and the Leadership Practices Inventory®. She is dedicated to helping indiviuduals, teams and organizations reach the highest levels of success through transformational leadership.  Her ‘RoxTalks’ on leadership and professional/personal transformation are passionate, inspiring, motivational and life-changing.

Greg Kozera, Immediate Past President

Learned Leadership
200 Willow Street, Elkview, WV 25071
Work Phone: (304) 545-7259
Work Email:

TOPICS: Leadership, Leadership Development, TeamBuilding, Inspiration,Motivation, Sales, Self-Image, Success, Up Your Positive Attitude, Youth
Leadership Development and Building High Performance Teams using experience from over 30 years in industry as a successful manager, teamleader, sales person and 14 years as a successful High School Boys Soccer Coach. Uses stores and real world examples to entertain and make his points. Author of the book “Learned Leadership” and co-author of “The Advantage of Leadership.” Monthly motivational/ inspirational columnist. High energy speaker. Messages told through stories to encourage, inspire, educate and motivate. Specializes in working with young people, Junior High through College, with interactive presentations. Background in motivating sales and technical talks. Successful industry sales and team leader. High School soccer team is regularly one of the top 10 in the state, church youth leader, and Junior Achievement classroom volunteer. 

Brian Wagner, President-Elect/Marketing


Creator of A Radical Vision A Radical Vision
3227 Scioto Farms Dr. Hilliard Oh 43026
Cell Phone: (614) 946-1635
Personal Email:

Categories: Employee Engagement, Humor, Keynotes, Vision

Peter Margaritis, Treasurer


The Accidental Accountant
5606 Cypress Court, Westerville,  OH 43082
Work Phone: (614) 668-2936
Work Email:

TOPICS: Leadership Development, Communication, Team Building, Presentation Skills, Networking, Creativity Development, Keynotes
What is the most effective way to motivate business leaders to strengthen their business success skills? As the Chief “Edutainment” Officer of The Accidental Accountant™, Peter Margaritis uses laughter, excitement, and inspiration to help audience members strive to reach higher levels in their business achievements. One of the greatest benefits to Peter’s presentation is his humor and fun style, which stems from his experience performing stand-up and improvisational comedy.

Peter connects with each person in the room, and teaches them how to strengthen their interpersonal skills by using specific principles of improvisation, communication, and leadership. He helps people to see that they can build effective leaders and teams by utilizing tools that can be applied immediately.

Instead of following the “same old” routines in the workplace, Peter helps to break up the monotony by teaching audience members the techniques that are needed to excel in their careers. Each person can learn how to be stronger leaders and effective teammates, as they apply the principles of truly understanding the needs of their team so that they can inspire and motivate every person they interact with.

Peter has authored a book titled, Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and in Life, where he discusses how the principles of improvisation, along with the two most powerful words in the English language — Yes, And — will create a positive dialog to grow your business and career.



David Caperton, Secretary/Director of Membership



David Crone,  Director of Operations



Ray Waite, Director of Professional Development

Ray is a futurist, passionate about helping individuals, entrepreneurs, and organizations understand and develop the skills necessary to survive and thrive in the emerging turbulent marketplace. He is the founder of Lighthouse Force, dedicated to leading businesses in the areas of innovation, design thinking, critical thinking and transformation management.

Ray loves taking the complex and explaining it in a practical way that can be easily applied. He brings a valuable blend of corporate and academia experience to his facilitated workshops, keynote speeches and consulting, with over 20 years as senior manager in the business commerce and telecom industries at IBM, Lucent Technologies, and AT&T Bell Laboratories, and over 15 years as university instructor. His talks are fun, informative, and full of audience


When not busy solving problems, Ray enjoys going for a run and floating down a river in his kayak.


Career highlights:

  • Hands-on practice of design thinking, change management and innovation with his teams in the U.S., Canada, India, and China
  • Received top ratings for his design thinking and innovation workshops for business and technical groups.
  • Holds a Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute, Competent Communicator Award from Toastmasters International, and is an active member of the National Speakers Association.


Andrea Campbell, Director of Pro Track Speakers Academy

Andrea D. Campbell is a professional speaker, facilitator and transformational coach. After spending over 20 years in Corporate America as a successful engineer, trainer, and salesperson, she decided to follow her heart’s desire to help others live their best lives...on purpose. Andrea is passionate about inspiring others to be bold and make the intentional change in their lives to achieve a life they desire, love and deserve.

As a two-time cancer survivor, Andrea understands what it takes to be resilient in the face of adversity. She has taken life by the reins to live an authentic, unapologetic, highest version of self. Unselfishly, Andrea wants others to do the same. She wants to ignite the spark needed to help them BE more, DO more and LIVE more.

Andrea is the author of two books, The Beautiful Journey: Finding Purpose Through Cancer which chronicles her journey through cancer. Also, she authored an eBook, God Never Wastes a Hurt: 3 Steps to Move from Pain to Purpose. Andrea is a certified professional Coach with certifications from Weatherhead School of Management, Brave Thinking Institute and CaPP Institute. She received her MBA from Weatherhead School of Management (Case Western Reserve University), and both her bachelor’s and master's degrees in engineering from Case Western Reserve University. Also, she’s a member of the National Speakers Association and National Association of Women Business Owners

David Veech, Director of Community Relations

David Veech teaches leaders how to Love, Learn, and Let go so they can create satisfying workplaces that engage the creative and productive power of people.  Leaders who apply David’s lessons build great workplaces that enjoy higher productivity, profitability, and professionalism. 


His messages inspire people to obliterate obstacles, accelerate innovation, and elevate performance leaving everyone motivated and engaged for the future.


His leadership and learning journey began as an officer in the US Army.  He retired after 20 years’ service, but he never stops learning.  He shares what he learns with hundreds of students and clients every year. 


For over 30 years David has carefully studied leadership and work systems, looking for practical strategies his students or clients can effectively apply.  In the Army, he taught leadership on the faculty at Stetson University and introduced Lean Six Sigma to the Defense Acquisition University. 


Since retiring, he has served as teaching faculty at the University of Kentucky and the Ohio State University. He has built two successful international consulting firms whose clients include the US Postal Service, Owens Corning, Rolls-Royce, the Arizona Department of Economic Security, and Nationwide Insurance. 


He is the author of two best-selling books: Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces, and The C4 Process: Four Vital Steps to Better Work.  He is an avid orienteer and an accredited cruise counselor with his own travel agency.


He’s been married to Mary for over 35 years. They have three adult children, 2 grandchildren, five dogs, a horse, and a herd of deer that Mary likes to keep fed through the winter.