Jessie (Shilling) Wingart ‘02 earned a Masters in Public Health in Health Policy and Management with a focus on Leadership and Organizational Change from Kent State University in August, 2015, earning a 4.0 overall GPA. She received a bachelor of arts degree in Community Health from Malone.
Tyler Wentz ’15 is the Analytics Coordinator for Corporate Partnerships for the Florida Panthers Hockey Club of the NHL. He is responsible for keeping track of contracts, proposals, and accounts. Tyler, a former Pioneer quarterback, double majored in business administration and sports management at Malone. He wrote, “…by integrating my studies in sports management and business administration I was able to more fully grasp how the business side works as it relates to sports.”
While in college, Tyler worked on the Orange Bowl Committee in events and logistics services. He also participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, volunteered at his local church and worked with children and at The Potters House in Guatemala City during the summers.
Mark R. Witmer has been named Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer of the former First National Bank of Orrville, now Farmers National Bank. Mark served as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bancshares and First National Bank for the past three years and has more than 25 years of expertise in community banking, credit evaluation and agribusiness.
In his new position, Mark will create and execute a vision for all lending and credit functions in the East and West regions of the Bank’s footprint. He will also be a Director of the Farmers National Bank Board.
C. Wess Daniels is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. His book “A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture” was published in February and is available through Wipf & Stock.
Wess, a Quaker minister, educator, researcher and public theologian, has been working toward cultivating renewal among all branches of the Religious Society of Friends. He served as Quaker pastor at Camas (Wash.) Friends church for more than five years. As a doctoral student at Fuller Theological Seminary in California, he created a model of renewal for use by Quakers and all faith traditions. He received his Ph.D. from Fuller’s School of Intercultural Studies in 2014.
His wife, Emily (Miller) Daniels ’03, will be teaching English to 7th and 8th-grade students at Mendenhall Middle School. The Daniels have three children.