Board of Directors

 

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W. Charles Geiger III
President, Chairperson, Geiger's Clothing & Sports
W. Charles Geiger III | President, Chairperson, Geiger's Clothing & Sports
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Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Senior Managing Partner & Chief Improvement Officer, Improve Consulting & Training Group
Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper | Senior Managing Partner & Chief Improvement Officer, Improve Consulting & Training Group
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Ronald W. Dees
President, (retired), Bonne Bell, Inc.
Ronald W. Dees | President, (retired), Bonne Bell, Inc.
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Charles J. Dolezal
Superintendent, (retired), Ohio Division of Financial Institutions
Charles J. Dolezal | Superintendent, (retired), Ohio Division of Financial Institutions
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Thomas J. Fraser
CEO, First Mutual Holding Company
Thomas J. Fraser | CEO, First Mutual Holding Company
Tom is CEO of First Mutual Holding Co., the largest member-owned mutual holding company of its kind in the Midwest, with affiliate banks including First Federal Lakewood and First Mutual Bank. Tom is also a board member of both affiliate banks.
 
Tom was president and CEO of First Federal Lakewood until 2018 and also served as EVP/COO and Chief Lending Officer for the bank. He has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to his tenure with First Federal Lakewood, he was senior vice president of Westfield Bank. He also held positions of increasing responsibility with the former National City Bank and was a consultant and senior analyst with Andersen Consulting.
 
Tom holds both a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University.
 
As a seasoned financial services leader, Tom can provide insight and expertise across the banking landscape, including: executive strategy, operations, compliance, product development, sales, community banking, and mutuality.
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Gary R. Fix
President & CEO (retired), First Federal Lakewood
Gary R. Fix | President & CEO (retired), First Federal Lakewood
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William C. Huffman
Partner, Huffman, Hunt and Klym, LLC
William C. Huffman | Partner, Huffman, Hunt and Klym, LLC
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Rebecca Ruppert McMahon
Executive Director, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Rebecca Ruppert McMahon | Executive Director, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
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Michael P. Summers
Mayor, City of Lakewood
Michael P. Summers | Mayor, City of Lakewood
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Timothy E. Phillips
President & CEO
Timothy E. Phillips | President & CEO
Tim is the president and CEO of First Federal Lakewood, the largest independent depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio. Tim holds responsibility for the sales and operations, as well as enhancing the bank’s commitment to the customers and communities it serves.
 
Tim is a seasoned financial services industry veteran who offers a unique combination of banking expertise and commitment to the mutual form of banking. As a Northeast Ohio native, he is dedicated to helping our communities and businesses thrive.

Throughout his more than 25-year career in banking, Tim has served in leadership roles for financial institutions across Ohio, most recently as president of Westfield Bank.  

Phillips holds a master’s degree from University of Akron and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He has served as a board member for many civic and community organizations, including the American Red Cross, Medina Creative Housing and Highland School Foundation. He is a past chair for the Medina Hospital Foundation and is currently a director for the Medina Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospital.
Directors Emeritus

Robert C. Weber
Roger L. Holmes
Larry E. Faulhaber
Terry G. Tracy

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