Welcome to The Rotary Club of Akron
Geraldine Kiefer and Ryan McCauley

were inducted March 2, 2021!

Geraldine (Gerry) Kiefer, PhD, was sponsored by her mother, Virginia (Ginny) Wojno.  
Geraldine recently moved back to Akron from Winchester, Virginia after retiring from Shenandoah University where she was a Professor of Art. Gerry has extensive art background as she is a graduate of Kent State University and earned a Masters Degree from Oberlin College and her Ph.D., Art History, from Case Western Reserve University.
Gerry was a longtime member of the Frederick County Rotary Club and the  Winchester Rotary Club.  Thanks to Ginny, she has considerable knowledge of The Rotary Club of Akron having attended several times as a guest.  Gerry said she considers herself "an Akron Rotarian since birth".
Gerry is very familiar with the Camp and looks forward to participating in events and service opportunities.  You may spot Gerry driving around town in her new car (her old one just conked out) and she is thrilled that she is able to transfer her Rotary license plates!
Gerry is a Rotary Paul Harris+5 (Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) recognition is given in appreciation to anyone who contributes, outright or cumulatively – or in whose name is contributed – a gift of US$1,000 or more to the Annual Programs Fund, PolioPlus, PolioPlus Partners or the Humanitarian Grants program. The recognition consists of a certificate, pin, and medallion. Recipient's recognition amount level. US $2,000 to 2,999.99 - one sapphire; 3,000 to 3,999.99 - two sapphires; 4,000 to 4,999.99 - three sapphires; 5,000 to 5,999.99 - four sapphires; 6,000 to 6,999.99 - five sapphires 7,000 to 7,999.99 - one ruby; 8,000 to 8,999.99 - two rubies; 9,000 to 9,999.99 - three rubies).
She is very energetic and plans on being extremely engaged with our club through participation on various committees and service projects.

Ryan McCauley was sponsored by Dan O'Connell.
Born and raised in Stow, Ohio, and lived in Phoenix for seven years where he worked as a project manager at Bank of America.
Ryan and his wife Jessica and their one year old, moved back to the area about six months ago when he joined the family business, McCauley Financial LLC.
He is involved with the Fairlawn Chamber of Commerce and through his father and brother`s work at The Hudson Rotary Club, knows a lot about Rotary and is excited to give back through our service projects.
He is a graduate of Western Reserve Academy and received his B.A. from Kent State University. 
When not working , Ryan enjoys golf and working around his new house, which is just around the corner from our Rotary Camp.