Our Members

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Rob Cheffins
President and Treasurer of Pillars, Banking Officer at The Private Bank The Private Bank

Rob is a commercial middle-market banking officer at The PrivateBank and currently serves as Pillars President and Treasurer. Rob also sits on the Lakewood Loan Approval Board and is involved with Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland. Rob resides in Lakewood and enjoys playing softball, basketball and golf in his spare time.

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Shawn Juris
Founder The Juris Agency

Shawn is an Insurance Advisor at the Juris Agency which he founded in 2006.  He provides analysis and solutions for his clients’ personal and commercial insurance needs.  Shawn has been committed to the success of Pillars since its formation in 2008 and remains enthusiastic of the tremendous opportunities that lie ahead. Shawn lives in Lakewood with his wife and two children.

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Josh Nemec
Software Developer, Consultant Nemtech Solutions

Josh is a software developer at Crosscountry Mortgage and the founder of Nemtech Solutions. He has recently taken lead on the IT initiatives for Pillars. Josh specializes in digital design, software development, marketing and customer relationship management.

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Frank A. Scalish
President & Founder Scalish Construction

Frank A. Scalish is president of Scalish Construction and Scalish DesignBuild. He is passionate about historic architecture, smart design and sustainable urban development. Frank joined Pillars as the Director of Public Relations and is excited to utilize his expertise and talents to help grow the organization.

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Jessica Smith
Marketing Coordinator Amy’s Shoes

Jessica is the Marketing Coordinator at Amy’s Shoes in Rocky River. She graduated from Kent State University with her degree in Fashion Design and has a strong passion for social media marketing. Jessica focuses her efforts towards maintaining the Pillars Facebook page as well as promoting upcoming Pillars events. She is an avid dog lover and currently resides in Lakewood.