Board Members

Liz Hersh, President

Headshot of Liz Hersh, Web Association President. Photo by Simply Deneen PhotographyLiz started her career with a passion for journalism and public relations. She graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and was focused on bringing people together and raising awareness for products and services.

After working in the marketing and PR world for a few years, she realized there was a better way to generate leads and that’s where Hersh PR and Marketing began.

Liz is the founder of Hersh PR and Marketing, a lead generation company based in Brecksville. Since founding the firm in 2009, she has created a proven system for business growth that ensures clients are visible when and where they need to be.

Under her leadership, the company has helped generate business for companies in a variety of industries including restaurants, retail, professional services and real estate. Liz and her team strive to create campaigns that work efficiently with the resources available – saving client’s time, energy and money.

Connect with Liz on LinkedIn

Meredith Traxler, Vice President

Headshot of Meredith Traxler, Web Association Vice-President.Meredith Traxler is the client services manager at Stevens Strategic Communications. Meredith directs communication within the firm and is responsible for day-to-day operations, including finances, HR and facilities. She handles AP/AR, billing, sales and customer service. Additionally, Meredith is able to use her skills for project and event management for clients such as Domino’s, Bar Louie and Hopewell Therapeutic farm.

She recently earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Cleveland State University (CSU). She resides in Avon and enjoys spending time with her cat, baking and spending time with friends and family.

Connect with Meredith on LinkedIn

Mark Rumble

Headshot of Mark RumbleMark Rumble is a content strategist and has worked in the digital arena for over 10 years. During his career, he’s led various content initiatives, website migrations and website redesigns. He’s currently works remotely as a Senior Content Strategist for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. After spending most of his career working in Chicago, he moved to the Cleveland area in 2015. Before focusing on content strategy, Mark worked in journalism and wrote for magazines and newspapers. He’s a graduate of the University of Michigan. Connect with Mark on LinkedIn or visit his website.

Brian Trepka

Brian Trepka started his career in online marketing in 2001, and has helped to build online programs for top brands like Summit Racing Equipment and KeyBank. He is currently Senior Interactive Marketing Strategist at Medical Mutual, the oldest and largest health insurance company based in Ohio, where he specializes in Web analytics and organic search. Brian has an undergraduate degree in marketing from John Carroll University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Because eight hours a day of online marketing isn’t quite enough, Brian spends his spare time working on the Website and marketing activities for Shannon’s Soaps, his wife’s handmade bath and body business. He also enjoys family activities – like playing soccer with his daughter and wrangling twin toddler boys.