Kevin's professional experience is split between marketing communications and operations, where he’s learned the importance of sound marketing strategies, strong support teams and comprehensive processes and systems. He has worked in a large organization and closely held private companies and he has seen that success follows when the right people are involved and in the right seats on the bus. Kevin was born and raised in Toledo and grew up as a Toledo Rocket fan and supporter. He is married to his wife, Allyson, and they are expecting their first children (twin girls) in October 2022.
A retired marketing and business development executive, John has more than 30 years of experience managing high volume businesses and developing new business strategies. Prior to joining Friends of Rocky, Hoover worked at The Andersons, Inc. as the Director of Marketing and Business Development. He has a wealth of experience in e-commerce, CRM campaign management, corporate philanthropy and community capital fundraising. Hoover also serves as the Athletics Program Chair for Central Catholic High School’s Board of Directors, and is a member of the National Football Foundation Board, the Luken T. Boyle Campaign for Kindness Board and more. He holds a BSBA from Bowling Green State University and has also attended Wittenberg University and the University of Toledo. Hoover is married and has six children, two of whom played football at Duke University and the Ohio State University.