The Dalton Foundation Leadership Team

A. Ray Dalton

Founder

Investor, Visionary, Consultant, Board Member, Advisor, Executive Coach, Executive Leader. Has served as President, CEO and Founder of eight successful Healthcare Business and Technology Solution enterprises. He is currently the Founder, President and CEO of the Dalton Foundation and NewVista Partners, an Equity Development Fund investing in management teams and companies focused on Social Entrepreneurship.

His philanthropic and investment efforts are focused on: Improving the quality of life for women and children, improving access to healthcare to the underserved and creating jobs for the under employed, veterans and those returning from incarceration.

Ray specializes in creating and developing profitable businesses from innovation to exit. Delivering high quality products and exceptional customer service while growing profitable positive cash flowing businesses. He is national speaker on social entrepreneurship and growing your business while creating a sustainable culture. He has published a very successful book; Proceed with Confidence which focuses on the “5” C’s of Success.

Specialties: Creating strategies from a vision, realizing results from an idea, turning a thought into a profitable company, all while building a strong culture. Leading high growth businesses, capital raising for growing businesses, M & A activities, Developing Sales strategies for growth.

Tim Elliott

Executive Director Re-Entry & Addiction Recovery

Tim Elliott is a 3rd generation car guy with an automotive family history spanning almost a century.

The Elliott family’s automotive history began during the depression when Tim’s grandfather, Frank G. opened his first dealership in Cleveland.

After completing his automotive marketing degree from Northwood University in the early 80s, Tim started his own automotive career in the newly developing automotive leasing market eventually becoming a Dealer in 1991.

Tim had a “digital aha” moment in 2000 when he sold his first car online. He intuitively realized that the internet would forever change how we shop for cars. At age 40 Tim reinvented his career, becoming an automotive digital marketing consultant, helping car dealers evolve from brick and mortar operations to online marketers.

Tim taught struggling Dealers how to recapture lost market share, using an innovative data-driven inventory demand stocking approach that focused on stocking only inventory that would sell in 60 days.

Most recently, after working 30 years in the for-profit sector, Tim decided to realign his talents with his passion for helping others by moving into the non-profit sector and focusing on the business of good. In 2017, desiring to use technology to create new outcomes in battling the opioid crisis, Tim lead the development and launch team for relink.org the first ever online searchable addiction provider platform offering real-time availability updates.

Tim lives out his faith by advocating for those struggling with addictions.  He is a husband, father of 3, teacher, recovery-coach and facilitator for faith-based recovery ministries in Akron Ohio.

Tim’s mission is to “help as many people as he can, in as many ways as he can, for as long as he can”.

Barbara Campbell

Executive Director Healthcare

Barbara Campbell graduated from Pharmacy school at the University of Minnesota in 1993 and has worked in pharmacy operations and management for over 20 years.  Over this time she developed an interest in working with individuals to provide real, lasting changes to health and well- being that go beyond medications.  This led her to continue her education and  in 2008 she completed her certification as a clinical nutritionist.

In 2010, she had the opportunity to serve in Haiti right after the devastating earthquake. This was truly a life changing experience. Fueled by her faith and desire to follow God’s direction for her life, she continued volunteering by leading medical mission trips to Haiti. In 2012 she accepted a position with Mission of Hope as their Director of Medical Operations.  Over the past 5 years she has gained valuable experience working in resource challenged areas and a passion for supporting local healthcare professionals.  Knowing that poor health hinders a person’s ability to fully live life and maximize potential, she has the desire to see high quality health care available to everyone.

Barbara recently joined the ReLink Global Health team and is very excited for the opportunity to take what she has learned and work toward implementing lasting changes in healthcare delivery throughout the world.  She brings with her the strong desire to work with organizations in developing high quality, sustainable healthcare delivery systems.

Jay Myers

Marketing

Jay Myers graduated with a degree in marketing and a minor in economics from the University of Mount Union. During his time there, Jay was actively involved in multiple philanthropic efforts. Through his fraternity he participated in GAMMA, Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol, an organization devoted to helping educate the student body on responsible drinking. As a member of GAMMA, Jay held representative positions for five semesters, even serving as Vice President for a year. He also held a position on the executive board of Up ‘Til Dawn, a letter writing campaign for raising money for St Jude’s Children Hospital, during its first two years at Mount Union.

Jay immediately launched into his marketing career, overseeing local marketing for twenty-six chain restaurants. In 2012 Jay moved into the medical industry, joining PartsSource first as their Internal Marketing Manager and then as Marketing Manager in 2014. In early 2016, Jay left PartsSource and joined reLink Medical, where he is currently leading their marketing and IT initiatives as Marketing Manager. In his free time, Jay enjoys snowboarding, spending time with his family and friends, and hanging out with his dog Sadie.

Bethany Roebuck

Executive Assistant

Receiving the Outstanding Student Award in her major, Bethany Roebuck graduated with her Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies from The University of Akron in 2015. During her studies, she worked as an intern in the Summit County Juvenile Court’s CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian Ad Litem Program. There she observed court hearings on level of care and guardianship, and assisted in child advocate training. Also while completing her studies, Bethany received a paralegal position at a workers’ compensation law firm in downtown Cleveland. Soon after receiving her Associate’s degree, Bethany decided to work as a paralegal and continue her education to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She plans to complete this degree in 2018.

Bethany is a member of the music and praise team at North Side Open Door Church, which is a part of a community outreach organization in Akron called Urban Vision. This organizan is dedicated to coming alongside the families of North Hill in Akron to represent the gospel of Jesus Christ by creating relationships focused on building dignity, inspiring unity, empowering futures, and meet holistic needs. She is also a volunteer survey administrator at the Prevention Research Center at Case Western Reserve University. There she has assisted with the administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey to all 143 schools in Cuyahoga County.

In her free time, Bethany enjoys attending conferences about reentry and recovery and listening to a wide array of podcasts on topics including comedy, religion, recovery, true crime, lifestyle and health. She also enjoys writing music on guitar and piano.

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