Board of Trustees | First Responders Service Board
In order for The Bridge to fulfill its mission, we have put together a team of committed professionals that represent excellence and integrity in their chosen field.
Mick has more than 23 years of Law Enforcement experience working for both the Clinton Township (OH), Police Department and City of Columbus (OH) Division of Police.
While working for the City of Columbus, Division of Police, Mick worked in the Patrol Bureau, Narcotics Bureau, and spent the majority of his career as a covert Detective in the Strategic Response Bureau.
Mick served as an unarmed self-defense and boxing instructor for new cadets at the Columbus Police Training Academy.
Mick was a recipient of the Columbus City Council Officer of the Month, The Mayor’s Award of Excellence and 2 Mutual Aid awards.
After retiring from the City of Columbus, Division of Police, Mick served as Vice-President of Safeguard Risk Solutions from 2013 – 2017.
Mick attended Defiance College where he studied Criminal Justice.
Mick serves as Executive Director of The Bridge and oversees all day-to-day activities.
Vice President - Field Operations
Michael Pavolino graduated from Urbana University (Urbana, OH) where he played football and baseball while obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education.
His military career spans from 1990 - current in the United States Army Reserves as a Military Policeman and as a Criminal Investigation Agent. He progressed through the ranks from Private First Class to Chief Warrant Officer 3. He has been deployed four times, been the Unit Commander during an OCONUS deployment, and was the PSO for the Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff.
He began his civilian law enforcement career in 1992 - 2017 with the Westerville Police Department. He graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. He attended numerous other training courses emphasizing special weapons and tactics and investigations. Mike has worked or been involved with: uniform committee, awards committee, all three shifts, Westerville’s first school resource officer, bike patrol, physical fitness coordinator, honor guard, dive team, and he retired as a detective. In 1995-2017 he was selected as a member and then eventually into the leadership of the multi-agency SWAT team, Delaware Tactical Unit.
Mike has been presented several awards from the military, such as the bronze star and combat action badge; and from law enforcement, such as the Delaware County Sheriff award and gallantry star.
Mike is active socially with the Veterans of Foreign War, Moose Lodge International, AmVets and American Legion.
Senior Director - Strategic Partnerships
J.R. McCullough is a passionate small business advocate with over 25 years of experience helping businesses and individuals achieve their goals. His life experience spans from serving in the military to owning a small business to working for and with Fortune 100 companies. J.R. is an ethical, principled leader who will work to a successful end.
J.R. is a graduate of The Ohio State University earning his degree in Political Science with a Minor in Economics. J.R. has been certified as a Business Performance Advisor by The Bauer School of Business at the University of Houston. J.R. was also honorably discharged from the United States Navy after serving aboard the U.S.S. Clark FFG-11.
Board of Trustees
Hugh Cathey, Board Chair
Chairman & CEO Chromocare
He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of ChromoCare, a leader in genetic testing for patients that focuses on medication compatibility for individuals having problems finding the appropriate drugs for medical conditions.
Hugh is also a 20-year board member of LifeCare Alliance, the largest provider of Meals on Wheels to Central Ohio seniors and the disabled.
Hugh lives in Dublin, OH, and is married with three children.
Becky Muncy-Brooks, General Counsel
Attorney, Painter & Associates
She joined Painter & Associates, LLC to represent juveniles in delinquency and traffic cases, to serve as a Guardian Ad Litem, and to represent clients involved in Abuse, Neglect and Dependency cases. Additionally, she handles Victim of Crime Compensation, wills and trusts, estate planning, divorces, and child custody cases.
A very active member of the Central Ohio law enforcement community, Becky holds a JD, Capital University Law School and a BA-Communication, Cleveland State University. She is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary and the Franklin County Drug Court Board.
Jeff Stonerock, Treasurer
Partner, Clarus Partners
Jeff previously worked at Honda for 17 years providing tax planning, incentives and audit defense in the Federal income, State income, sales tax, property tax and various miscellaneous taxes in both the US and Canada. Prior to this experience, Jeff has worked in the tax groups of various companies.
Jeff has saved more than a billion dollars in taxes through his unique and creative solutions in incentives, planning and refund claims at these various companies over the past 20 years.
President, Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
Gary opened the first Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern (sister company of CMR) in the Columbus suburb of Dublin, Ohio in 2002.
Since then, The Bucket has grown from a single restaurant to 23 locations in six states—and counting.
“Reflecting a long record of giving back to the hospitality industry, Callicoat serves on the board of the Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) and is equally committed to supporting charitable causes of the communities in which he does business. He is on also on the board of the ORA’s Education Foundation. Callicoat encourages and leads his team to give back in many ways with numerous activities throughout the year including raising funds and basic supplies for underprivileged school children, coat drives in the winter, and providing Thanksgiving meals to the Salvation Army, not to mention, partnering with organizations like Canines for Companions and Toys for Tots.
According to Gary, “Serving great food and giving back. That’s what the Bucket Life is all about.”
President, The Difference USA
Upon graduation, Anthony was selected with the 76th overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft to the New York Jets. He played with the Cincinnati Bengals and the UFL’s Florida Tuskers before retiring in 2010. Hall of Fame Coach Jim Tressel then hired Anthony to be an assistant strength and conditioning coach for The Ohio State Buckeyes. Schlegel was then retained by current Ohio State Football Coach, Urban Meyer, and Head Strength Coach, Micky Marotti.
During Anthony’s tenure at Ohio State, the football team was the first college football playoff National Champions, accumulated the longest winning streak in school history and maintained a record of 44–10. While coaching Anthony went back to school to earn his MBA from the Fisher College of Business. Anthony resides in Worthington, Ohio, with his wife Stephanie and three children.
Director of Technology, The Piada Group
Jason graduated from The Ohio State University in 2007 with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science & Engineering, with a minor in Business.
Principal, PLANIT Studios
In addition to The Bridge, Andy has been a Perry Trustee since 2010 and is the immediate past Chairman of the Board. For the past eight years, he has overseen the township's road department.
Prior to becoming a trustee, English served for a number of years on the Board of the Worthington Hills Civic Association. While on the board, he designed and oversaw the revitalization of the Worthington Hills entrance and the main boulevard tree planting.
Andy and his wife Jamie have lived in Worthington Hills for 13 years with their two children, Sam and Abby, who currently attend Worthington Kilbourne.
Owner, RKE Trucking
Dr. Mike Wagner
He has provided services for the past 25 years, in private practice, corrections, inpatient care, and community mental health.
Dr. John (Jack) Malinky
Research interests include Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity decision making, malingering in civil and criminal cases, and risk assessment for firefighters. Areas of practice include in-house consultation for the Bureau of Disability Determination for 20 years, providing psychological evaluation for Social Security Disability for employers and attorneys, psychological evaluations for the Industrial Commission of Ohio, psychological evaluations for Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, psychological evaluations for private attorneys, Fitness for Duty evaluations for employers and attorneys, court ordered NGRI evaluations due to Battered Women’s Syndrome, evaluation of mitigating circumstances for the first capital punishment case in the Southeast District Federal Court, and providing EMDR treatment to first responders. He also did court ordered evaluation of NGRI through Netcare and in private practice and court ordered evaluations for competency to stand trial through Netcare and in private practice.
Dr. Malinky has practiced psychology for over 30 years. He was a staff psychologist at Columbus Area Community Mental Health Center, United Behavioral Health and Harding Hospital providing him a knowledge base in both private and insurance driven care settings. Dr. Malinky is currently in private practice.
Dr. Barbara Jones Warren
Professor and Director of Psychiatric Mental Health, The Ohio State University
Having published numerous articles and book chapters on practice, theoretical, and research issues regarding mood disorders and healthcare disparities, she is considered a national expert and consultant in areas of culture, diversity and inclusion within mental health organizations and systems. Dr. Warren is a National Institutes of Mental Health Racial/Ethnic Minority Fellow and Postdoctoral Fellow, a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.
Dr. Warren is active in the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) where she served as its National President. Dr. Warren pioneered the Executive Nurse position for the Ohio Department of Mental Health. In this position, she developed policy regarding mental healthcare in the context of recovery and culturally and linguistically appropriate strategies for use within acute and primary care settings. In 2016, she received both the ANA Board of Directors Hildegard Peplau and the APNA Psychiatric Nurse of the Year.
Dr. Warren also has a private practice in which she provides psychotherapeutic, evidence-based interventions for individuals, couples and families.
Director EAP, City of Columbus
Lisa has extensive experience in working with first responders, and in the area of critical incident stress response. She serves as a member of the Mid-Ohio and CFD CISM teams and is the Mental Health Advisor for the CPD Peer Assistance Team (PAT).