Deputy Director of Public Service Eufrancia Lash
Eufrancia Lash is a lifelong resident of Akron, Ohio, and a product of the Akron Public School system. He is a graduate of both Central-Hower High School and the University of Akron, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Organizational Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. He joined the Mayor’s Cabinet in 2019 as Deputy Director of Public Service and Neighborhood Assistance. His professional background includes assignments with Ford Motor Company, The American Road (a Ford Subsidiary), Alliance Inspection Management and Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc. as the Director of Supportive Services. He also has worked as a consultant with his consulting company, The Akropolis Group. Lash has served on various boards and commissions within the community.
Mr. Lash and his wife, Wanda, have four children. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Eta Tau Lambda chapter), and has held multiple leadership positions within that organization. He is also a member of Phoenix Lodge #112 (PHF&AM), a graduate of Leadership Akron Class 32, Vice President of Finance with The 100 Black Men Of Akron, and involved in many other community and civic endeavors. He is also an avid musician and has served as the Director of Music for local churches and area ministries.