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Scott Life

President & Co-Founder

Dan DeHoff

CEO & Co-Founder

Carla Frank

CFO

Robert DeHoff

Chairman

Beth Borda

Vice President

Lori Davis

Property Manager

Rosa Kays

Development Manager

Scott Life – President & Co-Founder

With a spirit for serving others and a desire to help communities reach their full potential, Scott works with community leaders, private foundations, and public charities to maximize the charitable impact of mission investments throughout NE Ohio. Please contact him today.

Scott brings over 17 years of leadership experience to our team:

  • As President from 2003-2016, Scott helped Kirk Key Interlock Company grow annual sales from $2.5MM to $13.3MM.
  • In 2011, Scott guided Kirk through its acquisition by Halma, a global group of life saving technology companies.
  • In 2013, Scott led Kirk’s relocation to a new headquarter developed by DeHoff Development. This project is how Scott and Dan met and helped lay the groundwork for co-founding Impact Development Company in April 2020.
  • In 2016, Scott founded Life Wellbeing, an independent consulting firm helping companies develop courageous leaders and create thriving workplace cultures.
  • In 2018, Scott led efforts to fund and build the 9,700 square foot indoor training facility adjacent to the varsity baseball field at Jackson High School. He continues to serve as Secretary/Director of Communications for Jackson Diamond Club, a 501(c)(3) organization supporting youth baseball in Stark County.
  • In 2021, Scott joined the advisory board for the Paul & Carol David YMCA. Scott is chair of the 2021 Annual Campaign which supports the YMCA’s mission: to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay.

The Owens & Life Charitable Fund (a donor advised fund with Stark Community Foundation) allows Scott and his family to make a charitable impact in the local community and beyond. Scott and his family reside in Massillon.

“Life’s persistent and most urgent question is “What are you doing for others?””

– Martin Luther King Jr.

Dan DeHoff – CEO & Co-Founder

Dan brings 21 years of development industry experience including commercial, industrial, residential, and office. As third-generation CEO of DeHoff Development, he guides the financing, planning, land development, and construction administration for the emerging projects in DeHoff Development’s ever-expanding portfolio of properties. Dan’s project experience includes a 120-room hotel, a 75-acre mixed-use community shopping center, and 700 units of senior living units across NE Ohio. Dan’s vision and ability to execute successful development projects make him ideally suited to lead Impact Development Company as CEO.

Dan is actively involved with the DeHoff Family Foundation with a keen focus on mission-related investing to maximize its philanthropic impact in communities.

  • Dan is involved with The Downtown Canton Special Improvement District (SID) which provides programming to preserve the economic wellbeing of downtown Canton, Ohio.
  • Dan is a Tocqueville Society member with the United Way of Greater Stark County.
  • Dan volunteers as a Board Member for the Dyslexic Learning Center.
  • Dan is an active board member of the Stark County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB).
  • Dan is a past member of Young Entrepreneurs Organization.
  • Dan and his family reside in Massillon.

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

– Benjamin Franklin

Carla Frank – Chief Financial Officer

Carla brings more than 30 years of financial and accounting expertise to Impact Development Company and is responsible for overseeing the day to day financial operations and strategic financial planning for development projects. Carla spent over 22 years in public accounting, working with clients in a variety of industries. She has held financial officer positions at both for-profit and not-for-profit companies which enhances her ability to identify opportunities from various facets of development. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Carla is active in her community providing financial advisory services to not-for-profit agencies. She is a former Board Member of Siffrin, Inc, and CommQuest Services and is a past member of the Aultman’s Women’s Board. She and her family reside in North Lawrence.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Robert DeHoff – Chairman

Bob brings 50 years of development industry experience including commercial, industrial, residential, and office. Bob is a partner in more than a dozen development companies, including DeHoff Development, which has grown into one of the premier development companies in Northeast Ohio. Bob has purchased and developed over 3,000 acres in Ohio over his career. He is part owner, developer and manager of more than 1,000 apartments, three business parks, two community shopping centers, as well as other commercial, residential, hospitality and senior housing developments.

Bob created the DeHoff Family Foundation in 2004 with a focus on mission-related investing. Combining his passion for philanthropy and his expertise in development projects, Bob believes Impact Development Company can work on behalf of foundations to make a positive difference in communities throughout Ohio. Bob and his wife reside in Massillon.

“All of us want to do well. But if we do not do good, too, then doing well will never be enough.”

– Anna Quindlen

Beth Borda – Vice President

For the past 21 years, Beth has been working with city councils, planning departments, mayors and other city and township officials to develop commercial sites throughout northeast Ohio. As Vice President of Commercial Development at DeHoff Development, Beth leads leasing, communications, media relations, entitlements and marketing activities. Most recently, Beth is focused on the successful completion of the new Bowery Project in downtown Akron.

Beth is a graduate of Leadership Stark County and has served on boards of United Way, Stark County District Library and Atwell Church. Beth resides in North Canton.

“Never measure your generosity by what you give, but rather by what you have left.”

— Fulton J. Sheen

Lori Davis – Property Manager

For the past 14 years, Lori has maintained the office, retail, and industrial properties owned by DeHoff Development. She works closely with contractors and vendors to maintain all properties in “Class A” condition. Lori is excited to apply her skill set to the properties developed by Impact Development Company. Lori resides in North Canton.

“Commitment is what transforms a promise into a reality.”

– Abraham Lincoln

 

Rosa Kays – Development Manager

With two years of experience with residential, commercial, and industrial development projects, Rosa brings her ever-expanding skill set to help fulfill our mission each day.

Rosa is originally from Los Angeles, California, and has been involved with philanthropy work in the arts and education for eight years. She worked closely with her alma mater, Hiram College, for five years to secure charitable contributions and manage events.

  • Rosa is currently a board member of the Angel Fund in Los Angeles.
  • She is also involved with her local church in Stark County, Faith Family, and Believers Church in Trumbull County.
  • Rosa is a graduate of the Spotlight Program through Leadership Stark County.
  • Rosa resides in Canton.

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

decoelementMeet Our Extended Team

Legal

Pete Igel (Tucker Ellis LLP)

https://www.tuckerellis.com/people/peter-igel

Tom Winkhart (Winkhart & Minor LLC)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-winkhart-089b9518/

Accounting & Tax

Chris Anderson (Maloney + Novotny LLC)

https://www.maloneynovotny.com/about-us/senior-leadership/chris-anderson/

Adam Hill (Cohen & Company)

https://www.cohencpa.com/people/hill-adam