Issue: January/February 2010
The Power 100: Greater Akron
By Edited by Erick Trickey
Anthony J. Alexander
, president and CEO, FirstEnergy Corp.
, chairman, White Hat Management LLC
, president, GAR Foundation
, president and CEO, Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce
, president and CEO, Akron Children’s Hospital
, chairman and CEO, FirstMerit Corp.
, president, Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau
, CEO and chairman, GOJO Industries
His company, which invented Purell hand sanitizer, is booming because of swine flu fears. Kanfer’s connections in Israel helped forge Akron’s partnership with an incubator there.
, chairman, president and CEO, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
, mayor, city of Akron
, president, University of Akron
, Summit County executive
Like Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic, Pry has played a key role in deals to keep Goodyear and Bridgestone facilities in Summit County.
, former president, University of Akron Foundation
, president and CEO, Summa Health System
, chairman and CEO, RPM International Inc.
, U.S. Representative
, chairman, InfoCision Management Corp.
, Ohio state auditor
The only Republican state official, Taylor can create momentum for change with a well-researched audit, such as when she revealed that former Cuyahoga County recorder Pat O’Malley’s office wasted $1 million a year.
Ward J. “Tim” Timken Jr.
, chairman, The Timken Co
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