He also serves as a Communication Consultant with the Wickliffe City School District where for the past several years he has worked with the superintendent, parents and community members on a variety of facility and curriculum related projects. He has worked on several successful levy campaigns for both the Orange City School District and the Wickliffe City School District.
Since 2014, Lou has served on the Board of Directors for the Ohio School Public Relations Association including two years as Director of Contest and Awards and two years as Director of Membership.
He currently resides with his wife and their two children in Wickliffe, Ohio. Some of his community activities include coaching youth baseball, serving on the Lubrizol Corporation’s Citizens Advisory Panel, and working with the mayor on business growth opportunities.
Before joining eSchoolView as the Director of Client Engagement, Koslo started K Communications, LLC in 2010, and worked as the Public Information Officer for Nordonia Hills City Schools for 15 years focusing on building strong relationships and focusing on the ‘human-side’ of business. One of the most interesting areas of her career – Koslo started working in accounting department for Johnson & Johnson, leaving the firm as a division accountant. Koslo realized while numbers were important to the organization it was critical to deliver these results with the right messaging. Building strong relationships, trust and credibility guide her approach to communications and organizational strategy. As a veteran in the communications field, her experience encompasses a full range of communication, marketing and public relations services. These include defining markets, competitive analysis, creating and delivering professional development, community engagement programs, strategic communication facilitation, leadership coaching, web site content development and management, image and brand development, crisis communication, media placement, and special events promotion.
Patti has presented on generational communication, brand marketing, parent and family engagement, and crisis communication at state and national conferences and has published journal articles in the same areas.
In addition to her work at eSchoolView, Patti has served many roles on various boards, including: Mid-East Vice President for the National School Public Relations Association, President of the Ohio Chapter of School Public Relations, Nordonia Hills Rotary President, Executive Director for the Nordonia Schools Foundation, and Treasurer for the Ohio School Public Relations Association. Patti continues to serve as consultant and trusted advisor to several school districts, foundations and non-profits looking to build innovative fundraising strategies and strengthen their communication efforts.
Previously, she was the Marketing Coordinator for Sugardale Foods in Massillon, Ohio. She developed and executed marketing events for the mobile marketing vehicle “The Taste of Sugardale”. She also assisted with the coordination of the Summer Events Internship Program as well as developed content for social media.
Kurt spent eight years covering education as a reporter as he built up the education beat after a period of the beat being unfilled. His honest and objective reporting earned him recognition on the Ohio School Board Association’s Media Honor Roll for three years straight. He received Associated Press Society of Ohio awards for feature, news, business and community writing.
Kurt serves on the Boys and Girls Club of Marion County’s board. He previously served on the I CAN CENTER of Excellence college access organization board. He championed diversity while at the newspaper, chairing the newspaper’s diversity committee and leading its outreach efforts.
He is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science.