​​​​Department of Computer Science ​​​​​Advisory Board​

The mission of the Computer Science Advisory Board is to provide guidance and support in the areas of curriculum, experiential opportunities and resource development to enable the development of ethically-minded and innovative students capable of solving problems and contributing to the advancement of technology in the 21st century.

The board's role is advisory to the Department of Computer Science faculty in enhancing the educational experiences of students and preparing them for meaningful lives and productive careers.

Computer Science Advisory Board Members

Name and Profession

Will Brown
North American IT Manager
GSW Manufacturing ​​


Will has 25 years of IT experience. He started working with GSW Manufacturing in 1993 and has led 3 ERP imple​mentation projects.  He has experience in programming shop floor data collection devices and integrating hardware, network and software systems into one version of the truth.


Lynn Child
Chairman & President - CentraComm Communications
CEO - Aardvark, Inc.

Nearly 20 years of IT experience

She is an accomplished entrepreneur, speaker and philanthropist from northwest Ohio. For over a decade, she has been the driving force behind the technology companies CentraComm, focused on networking, security and data management and Aardvark, focused on web and application development.​​​​​

Lynn Child

Mark Cosiano
Value Stream Manager
Whirlpool Corporation

Over 15 years of programming experience

Mark has programmed PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) for over 15 years, integrated PLC's into plant networks and started various projects for production monitoring processes. He has HMI (Human Machine Interface) programming and installation experience.

Mark Cosiano

Jake Cunningham
Manufacturing Data Lead
Ubiquitous Energy

Over 15 years of software development experience


Jake started his career in Software Development working for a small insurance company. His MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) experience began at First Solar in 2011, where he worked as a developer and eventually transitioned to management. Jake also helped Rivian build and ramp the MES systems for their first factory in Normal, IL.  Currently, he is the Manufacturing Data Lead for Ubiquitous Energy, where he will develop and lead the MES implementation for their first manufacturing facility.​​

Jake Cunningham

C. Matthew Curtin
Founder, CEO
Interhack Corporation

Over 20 years of IT experience

​Founded and built Interhack from a self-funded research group to a for-profit consulting firm with practice areas in cybersecurity and computer expert services.

Advisory Board Member C. Matthew Curtin

Ruth Ann Ellerbrock
Solomon Cloud Solutions (formerly Plumbline Solutions)

Over 30 years of experience in software development and consulting

Ruth Ann has managed a variety of teams, including customization & database repair, R&D, support services, project management, customer relations escalation. For the past 11 years, she has been responsible for the development and support of Dynamics SL ERP software as a vendor to Microsoft.

Advisory Board Member Ruth Ann Ellerbrock

John Farhat
Strategic IT Consultant
Farhat Consulting Services

25 years of IT experience

He is one of the founders of Farhat Services Company, Inc. (FSCIX) started in 2015. FSCIX is focused on higher security and higher-end computing for sectors that are generally under-represented in the external IT markets, primarily health care, with services based on big data and predictive analytics.

Advisory Board Member John Farhat

Cody Frick
IT Systems Integrator
Marathon Petrole​um Corporation​ 
Cody is a recent graduate of the University of Findlay, where he received his Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics. He is now working at Maratho​n Petroleum company as an IT Systems Integrator. Previous work experiences include working desk-side support for the University of Findlay, website designer for local businesses, and miscellaneous freelance projects.​Cody Frick

Scott Harper
IT Supervisor of the Enteprise Platform Services group supporting SAP Operations and Security​

Marathon Petroleum Corporation​  

​Scott received his bachelor's degree from the University of Findlay with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics, and received a master's degree in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University. He has a broad range of IT experience with software development, business analysis, project management, infrastructure and enterprise services, and leadership across different organizations - Market Research, Pipeline Operations, Refinery and Operations Accounting, Business of IT, RightAngle Commodities Trading and Risk Management, and SAP Enteprise Resource Planning. He has worked on several large project efforts including: coordination of data center migrations, mergers and aquisition activities, CTRM and ERP implementations with focus on integration/interfaces between systems.​


Jamie Hatch
Independent Contractor/Consultant

Over 15 years of IT experience

Jamie served as the Information Security Officer for Blanchard Valley Health System and was focused on their security efforts as they transitioned into the electronic age and sharing of information.

Advisory Board Member Jamie Hatch

Terry Kin
Vice President - Information Technology
All Aboard America Holdings

Over 25 years experience in software development, IT and executive roles

Terry has lead high performing IT teams and projects in growing businesses in various industries (people transportation, CRM software, tire distribution, and automotive parts manufacturing).  He has led many infrastructure/ business system implementations and process improvements.  His current drive is to build the proper IT teams, platforms, and processes to support growing businesses

Advisory Board Member Terry Kin

John Markley
Plumbline Consulting
Nearly 10 years of experience in Computer Management and Web Development

John has worked in various areas relating to Computer Science. He is currently a Web Developer for Plumbline Consulting, working on the Microsoft Dynamics SL WebApp. 


He earned his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from UF and his associate degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology from Owens Community College. While attending both college and university, he provided technical support for Findlay Digital Academy, developing both their student portal and computer/software management system for the school's computers. 


After graduation he took a job as a Programmer with the Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, where he worked closely with their Product Management Department to implement changes to the policy management and rating system. ​He currently works as a Dynamics SL Web App Developer at Plumbline Consulting

John Markley
Ross Metcalf
Senior Software Architect
White Cup Solutions​​​

Todd Michael 
General Manager
Plumbline Consulting / Velosio 
Nearly 20 years in Software Development, Consulting, Client Care and Executive Roles

Todd has managed a variety of teams including software development, client care, executive escalations, sales and marketing.   Before starting at Plumbline Consulting as the General Manager in 2009, he held various roles at Plumbline Solutions, Microsoft, and Microsoft Business Solutions. ​​​Todd Michael

Jackie Nobora
Associate Programmer
​​Ohio Mutual Insurance
A recent Computer Science graduate of the University of Findlay, Jackie currently working for Ohio Mutual Insurance Group as an associate programmer. Job requirements include supporting and developing web applications for our customers and agents. She also assists UF's Pharmacy department in creating a modern website for their ARxCH journals.​


​Javier Ramos
Integration Implementation Specialist

​Javier is a graduate from the University of Findlay who is now working at WebPresented as an Integration Implementation Specialist. Javier works with client companies to set up customers servers, install the software and write custom SQL s​cripts for customizations based on their specific needs in our software. ​  ​

Jeremy Scheiderer
Senior IT Business Analyst - IT - Refining Digital Transformation 
Marathon Petroleum​ Corporation​ 

Jeremy brings with him over 18 years of experience in IT and Software Development, he installed his first network in 1999 and has been involved in the technology space ever since that first project. Out of High School Jeremy spent 6 years running his own IT practice with another business partner. The company focused on centralizing all IT practices under one umbrella from Hardware to Software and Network Support. Jeremy brings an educational background from his 9  years spent as an adjunct instructor at Owens Community College teaching Intro to Computers and Networking. He went on to spend 10 years in the CRM space where he started as a member of the internal IT staff and support team, he was promoted up through the management ranks to VP of DevOps. Jeremy joined Marathon Petroleum Corporation in 2019 as a Senior IT Business Analyst in the Refining IT Group. Currently, he is also serving as an active Board Member of Flag City Morning Rotary and an Active Advisory board member with Millstream Career and Technology Center.

Advisory Board Member Jeremy Scheiderer

Jordan Stock
Vice President 
RCR Technology Group, Inc. 

​Jordan was a young entrepreneur that took over his current role while studying Business Management in college. He has been overseein​g managed IT services for businesses in the Findlay area for over 10 years. Jordan also has extensive experience is setting up IT infrastructure for new and expanding businesses as well as consulting with those businesses for best IT practices. ​

​​Paul Townley
Director of Information Security & Emerging Technology
Owens Corning

Paul joined Owens Corning in 2002 as a security analyst and has previously held the role of security team leader as well. He was appointed to his current role in 2014.


Prior to joining Owens Corning, he worked as a senior security architect for Nortel Networks leading penetration tests and network audits for Technology, Healthcare, Energy, Internet, and Manufacturing companies.


He has also served as a computer security officer at the Air Force Information Warfare Center where he performed vulnerability assessments, security product testing, and security architecture work.


Paul earned a bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a masters degree in Computer Science from St. Mary's University, and a Graduate Certificate in Analytics and Business Intelligence from Northwestern University.

Loren Wagner
Senior Director of Compliance Services

Nearly 40 years of IT experience

Loren is an experienced information assurance executive recognized for developing innovative solutions across a global team environment. With over 40 years of IT experience and a lifelong learner, Loren enjoys sharing through teaching and practice because learning and sharing form the essence of knowledge. Loren's specialties include information assurance/information security practices; policy development; risk assessment; risk management; and the application of Lean Six Sigma processes and tools.

Advisory Board Member Loren Wagner

James Wellman
Chief Information Officer
Blanchard Valley Health System

​James has worked in healthcare IT for over 30 years and is currently the CIO for Blanchard Valley Health System as of July 2019. He started with the University of Kentucky Medical Center and worked there for over 20 years building a career that started at a part time job and ended in Senior Management. He left UK to join the McKesson Corporation in​​ their Alpharetta, Georgia outsourcing division, which led him to Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton, OK., where he was the CIO and Compliance Officer. He has a BS from the University of Louisville and MS in Healthcare Administration from Oklahoma State University. He is US Army Veteran and serves on numerous advisory boards in local, regional and national positions in both professional and community service roles. He is married (Amy) and has two daughters (Emily and Hannah).​

Martin White                                       
Director of Information Technology
Findlay City Schools

Martin has extensive experience in IT project management including the design and implementation of a district-owned fiber network.  Prior positions include Chief Information Officer at Northwest State Community College and Director of The Instructional Design Center at Walsh College. 

Advisory Board Member Martin White