John T. Petures, Jr.

Akron Community Foundation

John T. Petures, Jr., is president and CEO of Akron Community Foundation. The foundation began in 1955 with a $1 million gift from the estate of B.F. Goodrich executive Edwin C. Shaw.  It now has over $180 million in assets and over 450 affiliate, donor advised, scholarship and non-profit agency endowment funds. The foundation, including donor-advised funds, has awarded over $110 million since the organization’s founding.   John is a 25+ year member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and a board member of the Greater Akron Chamber and The Foundation Center.