Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is responsible for the mission of Bittersweet Farms, which is to maximize opportunities for individual development of persons with autism. Through its actions, the Board oversees an array of premier services to individual clients, along with support to families.

 Current Board Members

Bittersweet, Inc. Board of Directors 

Charles Seddon, President
Fifth Third Bank

Matt Anderson, Vice President
The Andersons, Inc.

Ryan Householder, Treasurer
Hometown Food Company

Jennifer Sponsler*, Secretary
Bittersweet Family Member

Becky Carr*
Retired from Springfield Schools

Judy Parikh

John Pierce, M.D.
Northwest Ohio Primary Care Physicians Group

NaTasha Shabazz
The Shabazz Group

Jan Toczynski*
Bittersweet Family Member

Heidi Wamsher

Tybo Wilhelms
Of Counsel, Wilhelms Law, LLC


Bittersweet Autism Foundation
Board of Directors

Abby Anderson, President
The Andersons, Inc.

Melissa Wehrman Householder, Vice President + Secretary
Melissa Wehrman Designs

Henry Geha, Treasurer
Marshall & Melhorn, LLC

Trish McCartney
State Farm Insurance

Nirav Raj D. Parikh
Masco Corporation

Charles Seddon
Fifth Third Bank

Robert Solt
Bugbee & Conkle, LLC

Robert St. Clair*
Bittersweet Family Member


*Relative has autism.