Abby Begeman is the Family and Community Liaison for Geauga County. She earned her Bachelor's Degree of Arts in Advertising from Michigan State University. After college, Abby started working in the nonprofit sector and quickly realized her passion for mentoring youth and helping families in the community.
Abby has previously worked for the Lake County Y as the Sport and Outreach Director and Director of Program Development, for Torchlight Youth Mentoring Alliance (formerly Big Brothers Big Sisters) as a School Based Site Coordinator, is a former board member of Lifeline Inc, and is currently a volunteer assistant Den Leader for her daughter’s cub scout pack. With over a decade of experience in Northeast Ohio, Abby is dedicated to advocating and creating safe spaces for today’s youth and supporting and encouraging families. Abby enjoys exploring local parks with her husband, Seth, and their children, Norah and Penelope. They also enjoy reading the Harry Potter series together as a family. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”- Dumbledore