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Smiles with Style Board of Directors
Don Barker is a Enterprise Collaboration Consultant for CDW based in Independence, OH. Don is a seasoned IT professional with over 19 years of experience and works with many enterprise customers as a trusted technical adviser. Don’s background is focused around Microsoft and Cisco telephony, video, Contact Center, Unified Communications and Collaboration. Don’s real passion and specialty is working with customers to provide clear guidance and strategy, architectural design and successful solution delivery.
In 1997, Don graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelors of Science in Education. Don currently resides in Hudson, Ohio with his wife and two sons. In addition to being a board member for Smiles with Styles, Don is the Pack Committee Chairman for Hudson Cub Scout Pack 3322.
Dave is Vice President – Finance at the Cleveland-based chemical company McGean. Prior to his role at McGean, Dave spent 12 years with GE Advanced Materials / Momentive in various finance roles in the US and abroad. Dave started his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young in Cleveland where he served clients predominantly in the manufacturing sector.
Dave graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 1994 with a BS in Accounting. Prior to college, Dave served in the US Air Force as a Russian Linguist stationed in West Germany.
After 17 years of globetrotting, Dave and his wife Danielle have returned to the Cleveland area. They currently live in Broadview Heights, Ohio with their two sons Zachary and Nathaniel.
Eric Cook is the director of Customer Operations at T3 Performance in Avon, Ohio. For the last 10 years Eric has been creating innovative movement based training programs for adults and elite athletes from all over the country to improve movement patterns and performance. Working to engage and motivate his clients to achieve a full and pain free healthy lifestyle is where Eric found his passion for helping people.
Eric and T3’s programming are currently being applied in various settings from top corporations, high-level academic institutions, sports teams, US military, and recreation facilities around northern Ohio. In addition to training, Eric has conducted multiple camps, clinics, and coaching seminars to educate all populations on the fundamentals of health & exercise, nutrition and mental health.
Eric attended the University of Mount Union as a communications major and 2x NCAA football national champions. Eric lives in Avon, Ohio with his wife Ashley. They both compete in triathlons, enjoy outdoor activities, and taking their dog Jackson on long walks.
Jen Koch founded Smiles with Style in 2012. The inspiration for Smiles with Style grew out of her volunteer experience at Akron Children’s Hospital. Prior to devoting her time to Smiles with Style, Jen spent her time as a manager of several insurance products and teams. She began her career as a CPA with Ernst & Young and then went on to become an investment banker with McDonald Investments.
Jen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Miami University, an EMBA from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Jen lives in Sagamore Hills, Ohio with her husband Brian.
Paul is an attorney focusing his practice on business litigation, employment law, family law and criminal law. Paul’s drive for being a lawyer is based on his focus to assist clients through difficult times and resolve issues efficiently. Paul attained the Rising Star designation from Super Lawyers, which is an honor that only 2.5% of lawyer receive throughout the United States. He also owns a pizza shop in Cuyahoga Falls, so he can discuss specifically with small business clients the difficulties required in running a business.
Paul is a graduate from the University of Akron School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Walsh University where he obtained All-American Honors in Cross Country and All-Conference Honors in Track.
Paul and his wife, Kateri, are proud parents to their daughter, Chloe, and two sons, Lincoln and Harrison. The Vincents reside in Bay Village, Ohio, where Paul was elected to a second-term to represent the residents of Ward 2 on Bay Village City Council.