Executive Board Members

Maggie McKendry
Assistant Athletic Director, Kent State University

Past President
Eric Decker
Commercial Lender, Portage Community Bank

Vice President
Josh Rider
Director & VA Certifying Official, Kent State University

Colin Boyle
Executive Vice President and CFO, Hometown Bank

Dominique Bollenbacher
Customer Service Representative, Hometown Bank


Board Members

Dylan Ball
Carpentry Estimator, Competitive Interiors, Inc.

Ed Butch
Senior Director, Academic Recruitment & Retention, Kent State University

Sage Culley
Senior Project Manager, Meetings & Events, The Davey Tree Expert Company

Robin Spano
Social Media Freelancer

Board of Governors

Mike Beder
Owner/Partner, Venice Cafe & Water Street Tavern

Mike Finley
Owner, Hall-Green Agency

Lewis, Mike
President and CEO, Hometown Bank

Tom Wilke
Economic Development Director, City of Kent

Committee Chairs

Design Committee
Robin Spano

Marketing Committee
Heather Malarcik & Lesley Sickle

Operations Committee
Maggie McKendry & Josh Rider

Business Enhancement Committee
Sage Culley




Heather Malarcik, Executive Director
Lesley Sickle, Marketing & Branding


Main Street Kent is always looking for friendly, energetic, reliable individuals to become volunteers with our organization. Every event we host requires the help of volunteers. Being a Main Street Kent volunteer is a great way to meet new people, know what’s going on in our community, and give back to it. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please email info@mainstreetkent.org