AEDG Board Members

The AEDG Board of Directors includes local professionals with a passion for Lima/Allen County. Board members work directly with the AEDG staff and meet frequently to assist in the development and deployment of initiatives to ignite economic growth.


Todd Sutton – Chair Person

Tim Turnwald – Secretary/Treasurer
JP Morgan Chase

Sharetta Smith
Mayor, City of Lima

Howard Violet
Township Trustees Association

John Shaver
P&G Lima

Kurt Alexander
P&G Lima

Dr. Cynthia Spiers
Rhodes State College

Eric Pohjala
Lima Memorial Health Systems

Cory Noonan
Allen County Commissioners

Keith Horner
Apollo Career Center

Chad King
Citizens National Bank

John Recker
American Electric Power

Tammy Whitlow
Diamond Manufacturing