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2022 BIG IDEA

Ann Fabiszak Payne   Bruce Baumhower   Jack Hunter   Dave Ayling   Scott Noonan   Lisa Banks   Shawn Mahone   Tammi Sherman   Dan Pellizzari, Mike and Shawna Horvath     Dr. James Tita and Dr. Daniel DiBardino

BIG IDEA: Dr. James Tita and Dr. Daniel DiBardino

Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mercy Health Why You Should Know Them: Helped spearhead the development of a medical program at Mercy which focuses on oxygenation of blood outside the body, proving...

BIG IDEA: Dan Pellizzari, Mike and Shawna Horvath

Founders, Let’s Build Beds Why You Should Know Them: They are the creators of a charity that, to date, has built over 2,000 beds for area children. Almost two years ago, a chapter of the national...

BIG IDEA: Tammi Sherman 

VP, Bitwise Industries Toledo Project Why you need to know her: Sherman is helping to bring the tech economy to Toledo with training and opportunities for all.  Toledo native Tammi Sherman grew up in public housing...

BIG IDEA: Shawn Mahone

Founder, Young Men and Women for Change Why You Should Know Him: Creator of a program aimed at changing the behavior of youths making unhealthy choices. Shawn Mahone didn’t have an easy upbringing.  His mother had him...

BIG IDEA: Lisa Banks

Executive Director, Leading Families Home Why You Should Know Her: She is a guiding force behind one of the area’s longest tenured emergency family shelters,  working to grow and expand in 2022. Having celebrated its 100th...