OFIC Board of Trustees - New Trustees (2017-18)




Gabriel Bruno
Chief Human Resources Officer
Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., Cleveland

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Mr. Bruno has held his current position since February 18, 2016 and has been its Executive Vice President since March 7, 2015. Gabe served as Chief Information Officer of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. from March 7, 2015 to February 18, 2016. He served as an Interim Chief Information Officer at Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. from February 18, 2016 to June 2016, Vice President at Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., from May 2012 to February 19, 2014, and Vice President and Corporate Controller of Lincoln Electric Company (a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc.) since January 12, 2006. He began his career at Lincoln Electric in 1995 as Financial Reporting Manager. He was named North American Controller in 1997, and in 2003 he was appointed Director, Finance and Information Technology of Lincoln Electric. He served as Corporate Controller and Director of Information Technology of Lincoln Electric since 2004. Before joining Lincoln, he was a manager in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Gabe received his accounting degree from John Carroll University.



Vinita J. Clements
Vice President - Nationwide Financial
Human Resources, Columbus


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Vinita Clements currently serves as Vice President of Human Resources, Nationwide Financial.  In this role, she provides strategic human resources leadership and consultation to the President and Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Financial, Kirt Walker.  Vinita joined Nationwide in April of 2004. In her previous experience with Nationwide, she supported the Exclusive Channel Regional Operations led by Amy Shore, the IndependentPi Channel Regional Operations led by Jeff Rommel and Nationwide National Partners organization led by Gary Douglas. During her tenure with Nationwide, Vinita has also supported the Call Centers, Veterinary Pet Insurance, Nationwide Bank, and the Affinity Business Units.  Prior to joining Nationwide, she had 15 years of experience in Sales, Call Center Operations and Human Resource Management including leadership of Human Assets and Leadership/Performance for the Global Markets team at AT&T..


Randy Marker
President and CEO, Thomas & Marker Construction
Bellefontaine and Columbus

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Known for his high energy, creative thinking, and his ability to read the room and engage his audience, Randy provides the vision and leadership for Thomas & Marker Construction, a commercial contractor and construction management firm, with offices in Bellefontaine and Columbus, Ohio.  He joined the firm in 1984, after six years with Texas Instruments, where he worked in both their government defense and consumer electronic divisions.  Focused on associate development and empowerment, through Randy’s direction, Thomas & Marker has grown to become one of the largest and most reputable construction and real estate development firms in west-central Ohio. Randy’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University and a Master of Science in Business Administration from Texas Tech University.  Randy is active in community economic development, and has volunteered his time in numerous organizations, including the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, YMCA, the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, and the Logan County Chamber of Commerce. 



Timothy F. Shaffer
East Region President
Farmers National Bank, Canfield

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Tim was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio. He has been in the banking industry for over 30 years, all in the Mahoning Valley market. For over 25 years he has been Commercial Lender or in Commercial Loan management. He began his career at Bank One in 1984 and later spent 19 years at Huntington National Bank and its antecedents. He joined Farmers National Bank of Canfield in 2011 and was promoted to the Bank Board in 2013. He has served as East Region President of Farmers since June 2015, overseeing the Commercial Lending, Commercial Treasury, and Private Client teams.   Tim’s education includes: BSBA from Youngstown State University – 1984; MBA from the University of Akron – 1989, and Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin/Madison – graduating August 2017. 



Diana Westhoff
Vice President, Commercial Banking
Huntington National Bank, Columbus

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Diana has more than 25 years of leadership, management, and training & development experience in the financial industry, Diana works for Huntington National Bank in the Commercial Banking business segment supporting procedure design and writing, internal communications and training. She also delivers service to businesses and colleagues in the areas of facilitation, leadership, coaching, professional development and consulting. Prior to Huntington, Diana worked for JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) for 27 years in the areas of Retail Financial Services, Asset Management, Treasury & Securities Services and Chase Credit Diana has a BA in Organizational Communications from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. She has experience and training in Personal Branding, Time Management, Crucial Conversations, Conflict Resolution and Customer Service. She’s recognized for excellence in adaptability, commitment, high energy, leadership, planning & organization, communications and strong relationships.