Education: Master’s degree in business administration, Baldwin Wallace University; bachelor’s degree, Heidelberg University
Toughest Challenge: Working for my dad,
Ben Stefanski, at Third Federal
Greatest Inspiration: My dad. He not only taught me life lessons, but also business lessons I count on to this day.
Favorite Quote: “It comes down to this: What kind of father are you? What kind of husband are you? What kind of coach or teammate are you? What kind of son are you? What kind of friend are you? Success comes in terms of relationships.”
― Joe Ehrmann
How I Motivate Others: Through the values of love, trust, respect, excellence and having fun.
Best Advice: The best advice came from my mom, Gerome Stefanski, who told me to, “just get through it.”
Proudest Moment: The day each of my children were born
Important Lesson Learned: Be humble and kind
Most Important Skill: Being an empathetic listener