Executive Board

Dean NoblePastor Joseph Walker, President

Senior Pastor and co-founder of Restoration Christian Fellowship Church in Warren Ohio. RCF was birthed in 2007 and continues to serve our community and city through the resources and gifts that God has blessed us with.

“I am an advocate for children and a believer in the youth of this community. Inspiring minds is a program that continues to bring out the best in our youth, while at the same time developing their skills, motivating them to dream, and using every resource possible to help make their dreams become a reality. Inspiring Minds is a program that has been proven and I am glad to be a part.”

Carla BaldwinCarla Baldwin

Assistant County Prosecutor – Juvenile Division, Mahoning County Prosecutor’s Office.

“I absolutely love being involved with Inspiring Minds. This program is unlike any other and therefore the impact on our kids’ lives is like none other. Our kids now get to see that they can be anything they dream. I am just humbled by the fact that I get to play a part in the process of making their dreams a reality.”

Alicia MillerAlicia Miller

Regional Marketing Manager for Chemical Bank and Trust in Warren, Ohio. Alicia is responsible for assisting in coordinating marketing efforts for the Regional Marketing Coordinators while making sure regional efforts are aligned with Corporate Marketing, and identifying opportunities within the community to promote the bank.

“Inspiring Minds is an amazing program with a proven positive impact for the youth of our community. After meeting the students, I knew that I had to be a part of this organization that focuses so heavily on providing our youth the tools to succeed today, tomorrow and in the future.”

Dean NobleDean Noble

Management of Change at The Lubrizol Corporation, an innovative specialty chemical company located in Cleveland, Ohio that produces technologies for the transportation, industrial and consumer markets.

“Serving on the Inspiring Minds board is a wonderful opportunity to continue to grow an organization that has helped so many kids reach their full potential and be ready for the challenges of the business world.  Developing motivation and skills, such as leadership, are critical and what I believe IM achieves.”

Trinette Simon

Senior Manager at Cohen & Company, CPAs in the accounting and auditing department providing financial statement services for a diversified client base throughout Northeast Ohio.

“My decision to join the board was based on my interest to be involved with an organization that has such a positive impact on the lives of young people in our valley.”

Dean NobleSarah Stafford

Marketing Director for JFS Wealth Advisors in Hermitage, PA.  In her role at JFS, Sarah is responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s marketing strategy, coordinating external communications and events, and overseeing business development initiatives.

“Inspiring Minds brings many positive opportunities to our youth when they’re at a very crucial age – an age where personal and professional lives are being molded.  Being a part of that is a tremendous honor.”

Joe Steines

Architect with GPD Group in Akron, Ohio, with a focus on planning, design and construction of K-12 school facilities.  Mr. Steines is also adjunct instructor for Youngstown State University’s College of Engineering Technology.