Kyle English, Executive Director
Kyle grew up in Calgary, Canada, and moved to the region in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Quebec, where he majored in Political Studies and minored in Business Administration and Economics.
After spending the first 13 years of his career in the financial services industry, where he worked for companies such as American Express and Edward Jones, Kyle entered the non profit sector in 2013. While with the eCenter@LindenPointe, he focused on finding different ways to connect local college and high school students to the community through different entrepreneurial activities such as the OhPenn For Business College Business Plan Competition, the Perfect Pitch Elevator Pitch Competition, and the Millennial Spark Summer Series.
Kyle partnered with the Community Foundation while starting the above activities, and was honored to be selected as its Executive Director in November of 2015. He stated that “it is my privilege to guide this amazing organization, and in so doing help to ensure that individuals will be able to leave a lasting legacy in our community in perpetuity.”
Kyle’s wife Yvonne is the Executive Director of the Center For Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Grove City College, where she also teaches in the Entrepreneurship Department.
Nancy Jastatt-Juergens, Chief Operating Officer
With a primary focus on cultivating relationships and establishing philanthropic legacies, Jastatt-Juergens’ knowledge and passion for the community makes her the ideal choice for this crucial position. “I am excited about this new role, Ms. Jastatt-Juergens said, and the opportunity to foster relationships with potential donors, professional advisors and community and nonprofit groups to identify charitable objectives and establish appropriate funds that will have long-lasting positive effects on the community.”
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Jastatt-Juergens was co-owner of Warren Printing, a family owned commercial printing business of 60 years. During her leadership Warren Printing was awarded countless awards from the printing industry for outstanding quality and print innovation. Jastatt-Juergens was named Small Business Person of the Year by the Regional Chamber and was a recipient of the prestigious Athena Award. In 2004 Warren Printing joined HKM Direct Marketing of Cleveland where she served as Senior Account Representative facilitating business transition until 2007 when she was recruited by Trumbull County Probate Court.
Jastatt-Juergens understands the challenges and opportunities in this region having served for many years on numerous community boards and organizations. “Community service and helping others are strong values instilled in me by my parents. I have a passion for this region and a proven ability to work for positive change.”
Ms. Jastatt-Juergens was born and raised in Warren, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hiram College. She resides in Hartford, Ohio with her husband Carl Juergens where they share a love for animals, especially their horses, and enjoy downhill skiing together
Dennis (Denny) J. Lieb, CPA, Director of Finance
Denny is a Certified Public Accountant with over 40 years experience in the accounting field. He was previously an audit partner with Black, Bashor and Porsch, LLP, VP Finance of Olsher Metals Processing Corp, CFO with Lube Holdings, Inc. and Director of Finance of Wholesome International, LLC. Actively involved in the Shenango Valley as Officer/Board Member of S.V.I.D.C., United Way of Mercer County, Strimbu Memorial Fund as well as numerous social and religious organizations.
Amber Currie, Controller
Amber has a passion for accounting, and has plans to sit for her CPA exam. She and her husband have a son, and live in Boardman.
Amber grew up in Sharpsville, attending Sharpsville High School and YSU. In her spare time, she helps individuals receive free tax advice by being a VITA Site Coordinator.
Linda Welch, Scholarship Administrator
Linda Welch joined the Community Foundation in the summer of 2012 as an administrative assistant. Linda was originally born in Atlanta, Georgia; she grew up in a military family, the middle of three sisters. When Linda’s father retired they made Hermitage their home.
Linda has a long history of volunteer services from the time her children started elementary school through high school. She was an active member of the Hermitage School District PTO, volunteered for the March of Dimes, Make a Wish Foundation, Toys for Tots and most recently spent a considerable amount of time working with middle and high school students at Sharon High School designing and building sets for productions.
Linda and her husband Drew have two amazing daughters – Christa, a Sharon High School English teacher and Corie who is currently attending Slippery Rock University. Linda attended Penn State studying Criminal Justice.
Linda has a heart for people and the community. Believing it does “take a village” to raise our children, the Community Foundation provides the opportunity for Linda to get involved and make a difference.
Judy Radkowski, Executive Assistant
Judy joined the Community Foundation in September of 2016 as an Executive Assistant and is excited to be working in the non-profit field to assist our local communities.
She graduated from Robert Morris University and prior to joining the Community Foundation, Judy most recently worked for Quaker Steak & Lube Franchising Corporation for 12 years and also previously spent 22 year working for The Wall Street Journal.
Judy and her husband, Paul, reside in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, where she raised her three children and has been active in many school, church, and community organizations.
Marilyn Magnotto, Administrative Assistant
Marilyn is responsible for administrative activities that support the needs of the Community Foundation staff.
Marilyn, a lifelong resident of this area, began her employment with the Foundation in October, 2012. Her broad background of administrative support services with various companies serves as a strong base for involvement with the Foundation.