Lindsey H. Loftus
Senior Development Officer
Lindsey Loftus is in his fifth year as a member of the Northeast Ohio Medical University staff. He joined the Northeast Ohio Medical University team in February 2006 after serving six years at Kent State University as the executive director of the Kent State University Alumni Association.
Prior to his service to Kent State, he served the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association as the director of marketing. Lindsey holds a bachelor's degree from Kent State University and a master's degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh.
Loftus resides in Stow, Ohio with his wife Sheryl and two sons – Timothy and Daniel.
Michael A. Wolff, J.D.
Senior Development Officer
Michael Wolff joined Northeast Ohio Medical University to assist in the design and support of its major educational initiatives, particularly as the University expands its relationships in the Cleveland area. Wolff focuses on the individuals, corporations and foundations that are able to support NEOMED programs like Education for Service, the establishment of the Public/Private partnership between the Northeast Ohio Medical University and private industry in Northeast Ohio, and the construction and renovation of the Research and Graduate Education Building.
Previously, he was employed by Friends of E Prep Schools, a supporting organization that established two very successful charter schools in the city of Cleveland in 2006. From May 2002 through September 2005, he was the database manager and planned giving officer at Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio. Prior to that, he was a development officer for Volunteers of America’s North Central Ohio division.
Wolff earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University in 1992, and a juris doctorate degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1995. He is also a licensed mediator in the State of Ohio, earning his credentials from the University of Akron in 1996.
Coordinator, Alumni and Development
Joni joined Northeast Ohio Medical University while finishing her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel at Kent State University.
While at Kent State, Joni planned events and organized meetings in both the office of the Dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the Department of Foundations, Leadership and Administration. She served as an intern in NEOMED's Enrollment Services office, where she gained an understanding and appreciation for NEOMED students and alumni.
Joni has extensive community volunteer experience with the Junior League of Stark County and has served as a district director for her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta. The mother of four children, she likes to hike with her English Setters and spend time in the garden.
Mary Lang, Ed.D.
Proposal Developer and Coordinator
Mary Lang, Ed.D., is the proposal developer and coordinator for external affairs at Northeast Ohio Medical University. She earned her master’s degree in speech communication and Ed.D. in curriculum and instructional design and educational leadership from Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. Early in her career, she was a practicing speech pathologist. Dr. Lang has experience at all levels of education including nine years designing and teaching education courses in higher education and fourteen years in the P-6 environment. She has participated in the design of two schools and she was a key founding member of the Moscow Charter School (K-6) in Moscow, Idaho (Idaho’s first charter school). Dr. Lang served as the executive director of the school for eight years. She has over 21 years of experience in proposal development in the areas of education, behavioral health and facility development.
Yvonne L. Fenrich is currently the administrative assistant for Institutional Advancement at the University. Since 2005, she has supported the office by scheduling internal and external meetings for various members of the Institutional Advancement team, and coordinated lunches, dinners and various events including the room set up, meal selection, oversight of invitations, attendance level tracking, seating arrangements, travel arrangements, dietary restrictions and many other tasks involved in event management.
With more than 20 years experience at various levels of administrative support and office management, Yvonne has also been involved or directly responsible for the planning and execution of various projects such as data management, budget planning, managing donor gifts, donor acknowledgements, scholarship agreement and personnel needs.
She currently lives in Mantua, Ohio with her husband, Kim, two teenage sons, Sean and Derek and they enjoy running, hiking, biking and scuba diving.