Our Trustees

Jane Neubauer

Jane and her husband Fritz own and operate Sugar Pines Farm, a Christmas tree farm located in Geauga County.  Prior to purchasing Sugar Pines in 2012 she was the founder and president of Maple Alley Market Research, a market research and business planning consulting firm serving start-up organizations, including for-profit and non-profit ventures.  Before launching Maple Alley in 1999, Jane held marketing and finance positions with Avery Dennison Corporation and The Procter & Gamble Company.  In addition to WRLC, Jane is also a board member of the Hershey Montessori School, chair of the grant distribution committee of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, and chair of the Lake-Geauga Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.  She is a past board member of The Fine Arts Association, The Greater Cleveland Partnership, COSE, Denison University, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio, and The Chardon Area Chamber of Commerce.  Neubauer holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management (1995) and a B.A. in Economics from Denison University (1991). She resides in Munson in Geauga County with her husband and two sons.