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YPN Leadership Luncheon with Mark Gerberich

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Soap Box Derby
1000 George Washington Blvd.
Akron, OH  44312

Join the Young Professionals Network (YPN) as we hear from Mark Gerberich, President & CEO of the International Soap Box Derby. 

Head-Shot.jpegMark leads a team at the International Soap Box Derby of 10 full time and two part-time employees with a budget of $1.7 million to operate more than 250 events yearly in an international company that is an 80 year old American iconic brand. 
Mark has worked in the sports field for 35 years including: 18 years with the Pro Bowlers Tour, with five serving as the Commissioner of the Tour; 10 years of owning/managing facilities; four years of sporting goods sales; and now President & CEO of the International Soap Box Derby.  

Mr. Gerberich obtained an undergraduate degree from St. John’s University in NY and a Masters degree from the University of Akron in sport management.  Since 2010, he has been  teaching two sport management classes at the University of Akron and enjoys the opportunity to assist the students in making the transition from student to employed.     
 Outside of work, Mark has been married to jhis wife Beth since 1986 and we have three children – Matt 27, Tom 25 and Joel 22.  He enjoys working out, traveling, and volunteering at church and in the community.   
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