University of Michigan Alumni Association

Board Leadership


Bradley Paskievitch - President

Bradley Paskievitch graduated from the University of Michigan in 1997 with a Bachelor of General Studies. Brad is a native of Canton, Michigan and has lived in Columbus since 2008.  While at Michigan, he was on the Board of Student Legal Services and served as a Student Resolution Panelist for the Office of Student Conflict Resolution. After graduating in 1997, Brad attended law school at the University of Miami, where he graduated in 2000.  He is currently an Assistant General Counsel at DHL.  Brad is also the President of the Hampsted Village Homeowners Association.

Brad has been a Board member since 2013 and President of the Board since 2014.

Samir Dahman - Vice President

Samir Dahman graduated from the University of Michigan  in 2002 with a B.A. in Economics.  He is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan.   In 2004, Samir earned his J.D. at a university located in Central Ohio but that shall remain nameless.  He is currently the Managing Member of Dahman Law, LLC, with his law practice focusing on commercial litigation, business law, employment and estate planning.  Samir enjoys hockey, triathlons, skiing, and anything that has to do with water.

Samir has been a member of the Board since 2010 and Vice President of the Board since 2011.

Leslie Rosen - Secretary

Leslie (Klein) Rosen graduated from the University of Michigan in 1969 with a B.A. in Education.  A native of Cleveland, she moved to Columbus that fall to study for a Master of Arts in Early Childhood, also from that school which will remain nameless.  Leslie taught first grade in the Westerville City School District for 35 years.  Leslie now supervises student teachers at Otterbein University and volunteers for Westerville City Schools.

Though an Ohio native and a long-time Columbus resident, be sure that her blood runs true-blue!

Leslie has been a member of the Board since 1988.  She served as Treasurer from 2001-2016 and is now in her first term as Secretary.

Sam Fata - Treasurer

Sam graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA from LS&A in 1982.  While at Michigan Sam was an officer of AIESEC-Michigan the local committee of an international student organization.  The organization then and today raises international traineeships.  During his time as an officer the Michigan committee achieved recognition as the national organization of the year.  After graduating Sam took a traineeship in the Philippines.  During his time in the Philippines he met his wife Melissa.   He earned a J.D. in 1992.  He began a career in banking in the late 80’s and today works for JP Morgan Chase.  He survives life in Columbus through involvement with the Alumni Association as well as being an active member of the Order Sons of Italy and the Knights of Columbus. 

Sam first joined the Board in 1999.  He rejoined the Board in 2013 and became Treasurer in 2016.

 

BOARD of DIRECTORS:

Matt Stout

Matt Stout graduated from the University of Michigan  in 1995 with a Bachelor of Business Administration.  Matt is a native of Columbus but wanted to attend Michigan since age 9.  While at Michigan, he was a three-year starter for the wrestling team and a team captain as a fifth-year senior in 1994-95.   After graduating in 1995, Matt returned to Columbus and earned a dual JD/MBA at a university located in Central Ohio but that shall remain nameless.  He is currently a Partner at Bricker & Eckler LLP, with his law practice focusing primarily on municipal bond transactions. In addition to his ties with the Central Ohio Club, Matt's connection to U of M has remained strong since 1995.  He has served as the Public Address Announcer for all home Michigan Wrestling matches since 1995, and as the Internal Press Box Announcer for Michigan Football since 2007.  In November 2003, Matt was featured in Columbus Monthly Magazine as "Public Enemy No. 1" - the biggest Michigan fan in Columbus.

Matt has been a member of the Board since 1997 and was President of the Board 2000-2014.

Cheryl Chapekis

Cheryl Chapekis - LSA A.B. 1977, MBA 1981.  Cheryl and her husband Andy moved from Ann Arbor to Columbus in 1989 for Andy's medical career as an interventional cardiologist with Ohio Health.  They love Columbus, but of course their two daughters left Columbus for U of M, and their family has 10 Michigan degrees among them!  Always connected to Michigan, Cheryl and Andy got involved with the Central Ohio Alumni Club in 2005 after attending a Michigan event.  That became the link for their involvement.   She and her husband also represent Michigan with assigned local high schools as Alumni Recruiters through the office of undergraduate admissions, represent Michigan at college fairs, and were on the Alumni Student Recruiter advisory panel as out-of-state representatives.  Cheryl and Andy are also Central Ohio co-chairs for the "Victors for Michigan" campaign, and serve on the national board for the Student Support pillar of the campaign. Out-of-state student financial aid is one of their priorities to help develop.   Look for Cheryl around town driving her Volvo SUV with the Ohio license plate "ANNARBR"!  Cheryl and Andy encourage all Michigan alumnus to get involved - it is a wonderful network of great people here in Central Ohio!!  Besides their Michigan involvement, Cheryl and Andy are long-time advocates for education; Cheryl has been involved in Dublin Schools and other education initiatives in the Columbus metro area for over 25 years, currently involved with the Dublin ACT Coalition - dedicated toward public education about adolescent substance use and mis-use.

Scott Goldberg

Scott graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1987.  Scott was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.  Scott attended law school at a Central Ohio school that shall remain nameless and has lived and worked in Columbus since graduating in 1990.  Scott began his law career as a corporate attorney at Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn (now Ice Miller) but left after three years to start his own practice and business.  Scott has owned and operated Golden Title Agency since 1995 while maintaining a private practice concentrating on real estate and business law.  Scott recently aquired the rights to City Publications Columbus, a direct mail business, and is working to grow that customer base with businessses seaking to reach upscale consumers throughout Central Ohio.  Scott is an avid squash player and former Board Member of the Columbus Squash Racquets Association.  Scott’s wife Lynne is also a Michigan grad having earned her Master’s in Social Work in Ann Arbor.  Scott and Lynne got engaged on the Diag and have three children all avid Michigan fans. 

Scott joined the Board in 2014.

Roger Lady

Roger Lady grew up in Ann Arbor and is a proud River Rat having graduated from Ann Arbor Huron High. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1981 with a B.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering. He was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He went on to Georgia Tech and earned his MSE. . Roger and his wife, Joan, live in Pickerington and have three children, the oldest just finished his junior year at a Central Ohio university that shall remain nameless, the second is studying at Columbus State and the youngest started at Ohio Northern University in the fall of 2014.

Roger has been a member of the Board since 2012.

Yiting Liu

Yiting was born & raised in northeastern China and immigrated to Columbus, OH with her family when she was 14 years-old.  She went to Bexley High School before attending the University of Michigan and graduating in 2005 with her BBA degree.  Yiting began her career in investment banking at Lehman Brothers in New York and Hong Kong and recently moved back to Columbus after working in Asia for 5+ years.  Yiting currently works as an equity research associate at Diamond Hill Capital Management.  In her spare time, Yiting enjoys traveling, working out, playing tennis & hanging out with family & friends. 

Yiting joined the Board in 2014.   

Lisa Minor 

Lisa grew up in Columbus, Ohio and was a competitive gymnast since the age of 5.  Despite everyone in her family being OSU or Miami of Ohio graduates, Lisa rebelled and went up North for college.  Lisa was a member of the Varsity Cheerleading team and also joined Alpha Chi Omega at Michigan.  She graduated in 2005 with a degree in Bio-Anthropology/Zoology and went on to get her B.S.N. from MedCentral College of Nursing in 2006.  Lisa was a nurse in the Medical ICU at Ohio State Medical Center for two years before moving to Naples, Florida for anesthesia school. She worked in Tampa, Florida as a CRNA for a year before moving back North to be closer to her family.  Lisa currently works as a nurse anesthetist for Adena Hospital and for Central Ohio Anesthesia at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital.  Lisa coaches high school gymnastics at Worthington Kilbourne and in her spare time she loves to compete in races, travel, and spend time with her family.  She recently bought a house in German Village in downtown Columbus and is planning a 2014 winter wedding.

Lisa joined the board in 2014.

Glenn "Shemy" Schembechler III

Glenn “Shemy” Schembechler joined TITLE Boxing Club in January 2014 after spending his entire 16 year career working as a scout and talent evaluator for the Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins and the Seattle Seahawks.  Also as the Assistant Recruiting Coordinator at The University of Michigan before breaking into the NFL in 1995.  He has dedicated himself to identifying, evaluating and making recommendations to find an organizational fit but also to create as competitive roster as possible to position the team for championships. He is a firm believer in building TEAMS through the character and work ethic of each and every individual. He has accurately evaluated several current players that have enjoyed long and productive careers including Tom Brady, Charles Woodson, Ben Roethlisberger and Ndamukong Suh, not to mention many players that have made rosters with each respective team he has been with. 

With this in mind, he is strategically in tune with the ideal TITLE Boxing Club Franchise candidate using the skill set that has been sharpened over a long and productive career in the NFL.  As is the case with any professional, the attributes to any productive Franchisee are many of the same traits that we identify as keys to developing a keen business acumen, those of which that are critical to success in their current careers.

Shemy joined the board in 2014.

 Janay White

Janay grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, MI where she found joy in playing varsity volleyball and became highly interested in math and science.  When it came to choosing a college with a reputable engineering program, the decision was easy and Janay started at University of Michigan in the fall of 2005. Janay remained active on campus outside of class joining clubs such as National Society of Black Engineers as well as volunteering at the School of Public Health AIDS Walk.  After graduation, Janay worked as an engineering intern at NSF International which is headquartered in Ann Arbor.  Janay began her career in Ohio shortly after graduation when she received an offer at Campbell Soup Company.  Janay now works as a Global Project Manager at Abbott Nutrition.

Janay joined the board in 2015.

 Sherri Martin

Sherri Martin graduated from the University of Michigan in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Sherri is a native of a small suburb of Chicago, IL called Long Grove.  While at Michigan, she competed on the U of M Senior Synchronized Ice Skating Team and Freestyle Skating Team.  After graduating in 2010, she went on to earn a Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Northwestern University in 2012.  She moved in Columbus in 2012 where she worked in Orthopedics for 3 years.  She is currently practicing as a Dermatology Physician Assistant for the Dermatologists of Greater Columbus.  In her free time, she enjoys exercising, ice skating, playing with her cat Teeny and spending time with friends.

Sherri has been a member of the Board since 2016.

 Woodie Woodward

Woodie Woodward graduated the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with an MBA in 2005. Woodie grew up in Central Ohio and has spent his career in marketing and strategic development for products like Advil, Robitussin, Caltrate and the Glidden DIY paint line. Woodie has worked with the NFL, NCAA and MLB in marketing efforts for commercialized products. Woodie is currently the Managing Partner for his own strategic marketing company which advises large companies, start-ups, private equity and financial firms. Woodie enjoys traveling, collecting old sports memorabilia and comic books and outdoor activities.

Woodie has been a member of the Board since 2016.

 David Ingmire

David graduated in 2006 from Michigan with a BA in Economics.  He was born right on the Ohio-Michigan border growing up in Bedford, living less than a mile from Ohio during his formative years.  After graduation from Michigan, David spent two years living in Columbus before heading off to Chicago.  He recently moved back to Columbus after living in Chicago for the last 9 years, living with his wife and young daughter in Upper Arlington.  While in Chicago, David spent 6 years on the Chicago Board, the largest Alumni Club outside the state of Michigan.  He served as Vice President and Treasurer while on the Chicago Board.  David's older (and less wise) brother attended a certain small school in the middle of Columbus where they practice spelling every game day.  Because of this, David's grown up with the rivalry.  Currently, he is a Manager with Deloitte overseeing execution of internal strategic programs in Latin & South America.  In his spare time, he enjoys running, cycling and doing Crossfit to support his passion of eating.

David has been a member of the Board since 2016.

 Philip Bongornio

Philip Bongiorno is a native of the Great Lake State; born in Detroit and graduating as a Troy High Colt.  He matriculated at the University of Michigan, receiving a BS with a concentration in microbiology in 1985 and a MD degree in 1989.  He completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at the University of Michigan Hospitals in 1996, with two years as a researcher in the Thoracic Tumor Biology Lab. Completing a decade of post-graduate medical education, he was a fellows and resident in Thoracic Surgery at the Emory Clinic in Atlanta, GA (the Emory University Eagles are undefeated in football).  Married to a Sparty, his two children graduated from Upper Arlington High School. His daughter is an engineering student in Ann Arbor and his son will be attending Miami University (ntm). His friends and family call him Flip.  He enjoys running, biking and is a golf enthusiast. His family includes four dogs. Philip is the Medical Director for Cardiac Surgery at the Genesis Heart, Lung and Vascular Group.

Philip has been a member of the Board since 2016.