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05/23/2022 2:13 PM | Marla Halley (Administrator)

Technology First announces the election of two new members to its Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members are Karen Kauffman and Kevin Johnson.

Technology First’s Executive Director, Melissa Cutcher, said, “We are so pleased to welcome these two talented individuals. Their unique backgrounds, skills and experiences will make them great additions to our board and the organization”.


Karen Kauffman, Director of information Technology for Precision Strip Inc., which leads the industry in metal processing and technical capabilities. Precision Strip has grown to 15 locations throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Alabama, Tennessee, and Michigan. Karen is passionate about innovation and supports Precision Strip as they continue their business through building locations and acquisitions.  

Kevin Johnson, Vice President of Information Technology

Wright-Patt Credit Union (WPCU) which is a not-for-profit cooperative, where members are owners of the credit union, and therefore share in a portion of the credit union's profits. Kevin supports WPCU by providing strategic and managerial responsibility for WPCU’s information technology division, including financial systems, data warehousing, technical services, IT Security, and Project Management Services.

Technology First Board Members


Board Chair - Scott McCollum - Sinclair College

Vice Chair - Treg Gilstorf - Smart Data

Treasurer - Bryan J. Hogan - Afidence


Jim Bradley -Tecomet (Retired)

Diana Bolden - (Retired)

Paul Stoddard - Gartner

Matt Coatney -Thompson Hine LLP

Gary Ginter - Premier Health

Lisa Heckler - CareSource

John Huelsman - Hobart Service

Don Hopkins - Wright State University

Don Kennedy - Smart Data

J.D. Whitlock - Dayton Children’s

Paul Moorman - ND Paper (Retired)

Thomas Skill, Ph.D. - University of Dayton

Kevin Johnson - Wright-Patt Credit Union

Robin Poffenberger - Washington Centerville Library

Karen Kauffman - Precision-Strip

* Note to Employers: Job postings will be removed after 60 days.

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