David J. Zimmer, president of ERIEBANK, has announced the appointment of Kevin D. Malecek to serve on ERIEBANK’s Ohio Advisory Board. Mr. Malecek will join the board’s seven inaugural members in providing leadership and guidance as ERIEBANK continues to develop its presence in the northeast Ohio region.
“We are privileged to welcome Kevin to our Advisory Board,” Zimmer said. “He brings a deep knowledge of the region and a distinguished record of serving the community in a variety of professional and volunteer roles, consistently advancing important initiatives to make northeast Ohio a better place to live, work and do business.”
Malecek is Senior Development Officer for the Lakeland Foundation and Lakeland Community College. He has served in a variety of capacities in the governmental, business, non-profit, and political arenas in northeastern Ohio including Lake County Commissioner, President and CEO of the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce, District 3 Councilman and Council President for the City of Willoughby Hills, Ohio. Additionally, he previously served as the Director of the nationally-ranked part-time MBA program at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and currently holds an adjunct lecturer position at American University in Washington, DC.
Malecek served for ten years on the Laketran Board of Trustees and was president of the organization from 2010-2015. He currently serves as Chairman of the Lake County Energy Special Improvement District (ESID) and as a Board member for the Fine Arts Association of Willoughby, Ohio. He is the Secretary of the Lake County Democratic Party, having previously served as Vice Chairman of the party, Second Vice President of the Ohio Young Democrats, and President of the Lake-Geauga Young Democrats. Malecek has volunteered with Project HOPE for the Homeless, and the Lake County United Way.
Malecek earned a Master of Arts in Government: Applied Politics and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from American University in Washington, DC. He is married to Dr. Nora E. Colburn, MD, an infectious disease specialist and partner at ID Consultants. They reside in Willoughby Hills.
“I am thrilled to join ERIEBANK’s Advisory Board, and I look forward to working with this group to continue moving our region forward,” Malecek stated. “I see in ERIEBANK an organization that is dedicated to local decision making aimed at enabling local businesses to grow and helping our region to thrive.”
ERIEBANK, a division of CNB Bank, is a $2.6 billion bank that has been and will continue to be developed by local business and community leaders. The local decision-making provided by ERIEBANK offers a high level of dedication and service to the communities of northeast Pennsylvania and northwest Ohio.