OMA Board Elects Jane Neal as New Chair

On Tuesday, June 18, the OMA Board of Directors met for their quarterly meeting at the OMA headquarters. Key actions taken by the board included the election of officers and new directors.

Jane Neal, senior vice president of AMG Vanadium LLC, was elected new chair of the OMA, replacing Scott Balogh, president and CEO of Mar-Bal, Inc., following his two years of leadership as chair. Billy Vickers, president and CEO of MAI-GLA, was elected first vice-chair.

To recognize Balogh’s service, the OMA made a donation in his name to Modern Warrior Live — a theatrical production of a combat veteran’s journey.

The following new directors were elected to the board:

Guest speakers at the meeting included Ohio Excels President Lisa Gray, who discussed efforts to enhance Ohio’s K-12 education system and graduation standards. Lydia Mahalik, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, briefed the board on House Bill 2, which would boost industry-recognized credentials and regional industry sector partnerships. 6/18/2019

In his last board meeting as OMA chairman, Scott Balogh of Mar-Bal, Inc. this week recapped his experience leading the association.