Lakewood Hospital Foundation Elects New Trustees And Officers

Nancy Huffman

Nancy Huffman, Marcello Mellino, MD, and Doug Spiker were each elected to serve a three-year term on the Lakewood Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees at its recent annual board meeting.

Nancy Huffman, a Westlake resident, recently retired as a speech pathologist from Parma City Schools. She is a graduate of Cleveland State University and The College of Wooster. Huffman is active with The College of Wooster Alumni Association, North Coast Health Ministry and the Animal Protective League, and is a past president of the Westlake Junior Women’s Club.

Marcello Mellino, MD, is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine and is co-founder and president of West Side Cardiology Associates. He is an investigator with Cleveland Cardiovascular Research Foundation and chief of the Division of Cardiology at Lakewood Hospital. A resident of Lakewood, Mellino serves as a trustee of BAYarts.

Doug Spiker is a partner with the law firm Roetzel & Andress LPA, where he is Partner-in-Charge of the Cleveland office. He also serves as Practice Group Manager of the Employment Services Group. Spiker is a graduate of Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law and Mount Union College, and resides in Westlake.

Lakewood resident Tom Baker, a Partner in the Cleveland office of Tucker Ellis & West LLP, was elected as Secretary of the Board of Trustees. Reelected officers include Ken Haber, OM Group, as President; Chas Geiger, Geiger’s Clothing and Sports, as Vice President; and Bob Potts, Wells Fargo, as Treasurer.

Additionally, Marvin D. Shie, III, MD, was recognized for his service as he concluded his term as a foundation trustee. Brian M. King and Peter E. Shimrak were named Honorary Lifetime Trustees in recognition of their contributions of time, energy and resources to furthering the mission of Lakewood Hospital Foundation.

About Lakewood Hospital Foundation: Founded in 1956 and guided by a dedicated and civic-minded board of directors, Lakewood Hospital Foundation operates exclusively to steward philanthropic gifts for Lakewood Hospital. The foundation supports the enhancement of hospital programs and services through building lifelong relationships with members of the community, raising funds and dedicating its resources to help meet the needs of those served by the hospital. To learn more about meaningful ways to support Lakewood Hospital’s lifesaving work, visit

Kris Griesmar

Kristin Broadbent, Executive Director, Lakewood Hospital Foundation

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Volume 7, Issue 12, Posted 8:19 AM, 06.15.2011