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Eric Sheffer


Eric Sheffer is a professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Science Degree from the University …

Jason Hickman

Southeast Ohio Recreation Consultant

Jason Hickman has over 18 years experience in the athletic and recreation field. He greatly enjoys helping others and working for customers by strategically providing …

Tony Shadwick

Southwest Ohio Recreation Consultant

Tony Shadwick began his career in the playground and recreation industry 22 years ago after serving in the Marine Corps. Tony is originally from Pickerington, …

Tom Boren

Northeast Ohio Recreation Consultant

Tom Boren is a professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Certificates of Achievement in Structural Engineering and Construction …

Rick Walsh

Northwest Ohio Recreation Consultant

Rick Walsh has over 15 years’ experience in all facets of the recreation field. He has worked as an installer, construction estimator & field project …

Tim Sheffer

Rec Consultant

Tim Sheffer has been involved in the recreation industry since 1992,  working as an installer of recreational equipment from multiple manufactures .  Over the past …

Carl Pietila

Rec Consultant

Carl Pietila attended Michigan Technological University and received a degree in Business Management. Carl originally worked in the recreation industry selling and installing swimming pools. …

Doug Smith

Rec Consultant

Doug Smith is an entrepreneur, a sports enthusiast, and according to his oldest daughter, a director of fun! He lives in the Upper Peninsula of …

Lance Shipman

Rec Consultant

Lance Shipman has over 20 years of professional experience in both the public and private sectors as a Landscape Architect. Mr. Shipman has been involved …

Jennifer Smith

Rec Consultant

Jennifer Smith has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design from Kendall College of Art and Design and is also a LEED Accredited …

Jennifer VanDokkumburg

Marketing Manager

Jennifer VanDokkumburg holds a BS in Marketing from Grand Valley State University. She previously worked in the sustainable industry and is familiar with the design …

Leslie Stempek


Leslie Stempek joined the Penchura team in March of 2009. She has been in the accounting field for over 35 years. Leslie and her husband …

Stephanie Hall

Client Services

Stephanie Hall graduated from Western Michigan University in 1997 with a teaching degree and worked as a permanent substitute for Head Start in southwest Michigan. …

  • Testimonials

    Best meeting all year, hands down – you inspired me to make our park meetings much better just by infusing enthusiasm!

    Look forward to working with you in the future – hopefully we will be making some really cool improvements here at Great Parks.

    Thanks, Carolyn P.

    Great Parks of Hamilton County
  • Upcoming Events

    1. Michigan PTO Today Conference and Expo

      April 14
    2. Michigan School Board of Business Officials

      April 21 - April 23
    3. Michigan Township Association Conference and Expo

      April 27 - April 29