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The Partnership for Excellence

The Partnership for Excellence (TPE) is a Baldrige-based program serving Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia, dedicated to performance excellence and is administered by the Board of Trustees. Trustees serve three year staggered terms.

Board of Trustees

Name Term Company
Paul Worstell
TPE Board Chair
Former President (retired)
2018 PRO-TEC Coating Company
Certified Business Coach
Six Disciplines Consulting Services
Findlay, OH
Tammy Dye
TPE Board Vice-Chair
VP of Clinical Services & CQO
2018 Schneck Medical Center
Seymour, IN
Mike Belter
Generation Business Services
Financial Services Manager
2018 American Electric Power (AEP)
APCo Generation & East Gas Turbines
Columbus, OH
Dr. Glenn Crotty, Jr., M.D.
Executive Vice President & COO
2018 Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC)
Charleston, WV
Frank Cunningham
Vice President - Managed Healthcare Services
2018 Lilly USA
Indianapolis, IN
Julie Davis
Partner
2017 James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA
Columbus, OH
Darryl Duncan
President and CEO
2019 Monongalia Health System
Morgantown, WV
Sara Kuczek
Vice President
2017 Battelle Advanced Manufacturing
Dublin, OH
John Leech
General Manager
2018 Terex Corporation
Fort Wayne, IN
George McAfee
Manager, Marine Scheduling and
Commercial Services
2019 Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Findlay, OH
Lydia Mihalik
Mayor
2019 City of Findlay
Findlay, OH
David Nussear
President / CEO
2017 Bluffton Motor Works
Bluffton, IN
Kurt Schoch
Independent Consultant
2018 Independent Consultant
Indianapolis, IN
Lynn Schemel
Director of Assessment and Professional Development
2018 Westfield Washington Schools
Westfield, IN
Gina Smith
Regional Sales Director,
Clinical Procedural Services
2019 Medical Action Industries/AVID
an Owens & Minor Company
Columbus, OH
Steve Wall
Team Lead for Accountability/Results (retired)
2017 Department of Administrative Services
Columbus, OH
Kevin Webb
Chief Acute Care Officer
2017 ProMedica Health System
Toledo, OH
Jeff Wendorf
Superintendent
2019 North Canton City Schools,
North Canton, OH

Emeritus Board Members

Arnold Barnette
(Retired)
N/A Goodyear
Hartville, OH
Jim Huggard
COO/Vice President
Human Resources
N/A United Performance Metals
Hamilton, OH