Leadership Team

Karen Hackenberry, Executive Director
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 224
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Yvette Feist, Assistant Executive Director & Accountant
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 225
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Heidi Lamb, Director of Development
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 228
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Jen Ely, Director of Donor Relations & Customer Service
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 223
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Kristin Branagan, CPDT-KA, Director of Behavior & Adoption Services
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 227
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Melisa Kauffman, DVM, Shelter Veterinarian
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 235
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Stephani Palumbo, Director of Animal Care
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 229
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Marissa Gelender,  Special Event & Volunteer Coordinator
 Currently on Leave
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 232
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Barb Root, Interim Event Manager
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 232
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Tim Harland, Senior Humane Officer
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 230


Shannon O'Herron, Humane Officer
 (330) 487-0333 ext. 231