The Plexus Mission

To provide proactive business development for the LGBT business community and allies.

Plexus is an affiliate of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce



Current Board Members

Co-Founder | President
FIT Technologies
Plexus Board President
Real Estate Agent, Howard Hanna
Engagement Consultant, LLBednar Consulting, LLC
Senior Marketing Manager
BrandMuscle, Inc.
The Dalessandro Group
Managing Consultant
R&H Professional Services
Business Systems Analyst
Energetic Awakenings
Director of Social Catering
The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
Essentials 4 Success
Personal Insurance Agent
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Plexus Education Foundation Board Members

Vice President, Community Investment
Akron Community Foundation
Plexus Education Foundation Board President
Facilitator and Organizational Consultant
Vice President, Financial Advisor and Senior Portfolio Manager
Morgan Stanley
Ernst & Young LLP
Community Outreach Manager
Foundation Center

Founding Board Members

Linda Warren, Thomas Hawn, Kim Vergottini, Leslie Yerkes, Eric Lutzo (co-founder), Jennifer Downey, Phyllis Harris, David Ream (co-founder), Linda Abraham-Silver, Rob Bauer (Photo taken 2008)