MEDA Chapter - NE Ohio

Location: Wayne and Holmes counties in Ohio
Chapter Chair: Dallas Steiner
Email: dallas@ventrac.com
Chapter Contact: Keith Hostetler, Secretary
Email: keithh@hostetlermgt.com
Tel: 330-855-4709


2014-2015 Monthly meetings schedule

Please join us...

Wayne County
2nd Thursday of month - 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Hummel Building, Orrville, Ohio

Contact Dallas Steiner for more information: dallas@ventrac.com or (330) 683-0075

Holmes County
2nd Friday of month - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Der Dutchman, Walnut Creek, Ohio

Contact Burke Hummel for more information: burke@hummelagency.com or (330)893-2600

A simple breakfast is provided. A $10 donation for MEDA projects is appreciated.

"Personal stories of weaving Faith, Famly and Career into one's Life Journey."

As a local MEDA chapter we meet monthly to discuss the challenge of balancing faith and work.

We welcome visitors and one-time participants! If you know of someone who would have interest in attending…please bring them along.

December 11/12, 2014
Speakers: Mike Sommers and Tom Gregory
Mike Sommers and Tom Gregory head up the employee benefits division of Hummel Group at their Berlin and Orrville locations. They have been associated with health insurance for over 20 years and have extensive knowledge when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. They will be sharing both updates and insights as to the impact the ACA is having on businesses and individuals.

January 8/9, 2015
Speaker: Michael Taylor, CPA
Michael Taylor is a principal at Rea & Associates and specializes in consulting with closely held businesses. He will speak on organizational development, including organizational charts, development of leaders and succession planning.

February 12/13, 2015
Speaker: Galen Lehman
Galen Lehman is the second generation owner and president of Lehman's, Kidron, Ohio. Lehman's calling is to supply "Simple Goods for a Simpler Life" through their two retail stores, website and wholesale business. Galen specializes in business strategy, leadership development and marketing while also serving on the board of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.

March ?, 2015
Annual MEDA Banquet
6:30pm at Der Dutchman in Walnut Creek

March 12/13, 2015
Speaker: Tim Troyer
Tim is CEO of Momentum Coaching and Consulting, Sugarcreek. Tim is a gifted communicator and has been a coach for over 15 years. He will talk about building leaders to reach their full potential (impacting inside and outside of business/church walls. Helping leaders reach their full potential is the philosophy at Momentum when it comes to executive coaching.

April 9/10, 2015
Speaker: TBA


Chapter Project:

 Each year our local NE Ohio Chapter has picked a MEDA project to support. This year we have chosen the Cassava Seed System project in Tanzania. Our goal is to raise $15,000 + matching grants (8x).