J. Martin Erbaugh earned degrees from Denison University (B.A.) and Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D.). He served as Director of Legal Affairs at Kent State University and was a General Manager of the Davey Tree Expert Company from 1973 to 1978. He was Founder and CEO of Erbaugh Corp. (dba Lawnmark) from 1978 to 1995. Today he is President of the JM Erbaugh Co., a private investment firm focusing on real estate development and consulting in the horticultural service industry. He currently serves on the Board of Cortland Bancorp, Cambridge Education Partners, and Coer Properties LLC. Mr. Erbaugh served as Chairman of the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board at Kent State University and is a Life Trustee of Denison University. From 1995 to 2007 he served on the Board of Lesco Inc. and was Chairman from 2002 to 2007. From 1990 to 2007, Mr. Erbaugh was a Founder, Board member, and later Chairman of Morgan Bank, NA. Mr. Erbaugh joined the Board of Trustees of Burton D. Morgan Foundation in 1990.