Alumni Notes - November | Weatherhead

Alumni Notes - November

Posted 11.9.2012


Federal Reserve Banks’ Financial Service Policy Committee (FSPC) Support Office, which works out of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, appointed Terrance (Terry) Roth to Senior Vice President.

Roth brings 39 years of experience to his new role, including three years in the Financial Services Policy Committee Support Office, nine years in the Federal Reserve System's Retail Payments Office, and the balance of his career in the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Marketing, Quality, Check, and Data Systems Support departments. Roth was named assistant vice president in 1989 and vice president in 1997. He was instrumental in designing the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's payments products and pricing strategies and in developing the Federal Reserve System's Check 21 product portfolio.


Deborah Miller was appointed as Senior Advancement Officer at Baldwin Wallace University. Prior to this position, Miller was Director of Development at Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center for seven years.


Safeguard Properties named Sandy Opacich, MBA '94, vice president of human capital. Opacich is stepping into a newly created executive position, where she will handle talent acquisition, employee development, compensation, benefits and general human resources.

Opacich previously served Medical Mutual in Cleveland as director of human resources services and brings extensive experience from her time at LakeWest Group, where she served as executive vice president of human resources.


Ted Evans, MBA '95, was elected secretary of the Board of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Northern Ohio Chapter. In addition, he was recently elected to the board of the Cleveland Zoological Society and to the board of Rainbows for All Children in Chicago.  Evans is Director of Business Development at Newry Corp.


Dr. Patricia J. Mintz, DM '03, is the first editor of Leading Nonprofit Organizations (LNO), an online practitioner newsletter that serves a “how to” and “how to better” function for practicing leaders of nonprofits. LNO focuses on how to best lead nonprofits, and offers articles by DMs, PhDs, Master of Nonprofit (MNOs), Executive Directors of nonprofit organizations, as well as people in all areas of the nonprofit sector who are interested in an opportunity to communicate with their colleagues about leadership issues they deal with. LNO looks forward to a dynamic exchange of knowledge and expertise to address today’s challenges in the nonprofit sector. Subscribe to the LNO newsletter.

As a practitioner-scholar, Dr. Mintz continues to engage in professional relationships with graduate students, faculty and alumni as a member of the DM Nonprofit Research Affinity Group.  She is the principal strategic adviser for PJM & Associates and serves as a volunteer board member for three nonprofit organizations.

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