Associate Executive Director of Chapter Development
John Kovalan (Youngstown State ’05) has served on staff with the Fraternity Service Center since 2010. After seven years as serving as the Cook Regional Director, he now serves as the Associate Executive Director of Chapter Development. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State in accounting and went on to earn his master’s degree in business administration. He worked for Best Buy in various capacities, including managing all payroll and accounting functions, and then worked for Wheatland Tube, managing corporate accounting and payroll roles for the company.
He was initiated at Ohio Alpha at Youngstown State University where he served in many roles, including Eminent Archon, Eminent Deputy Archon and Member Educator. He continued his involvement when he joined the Province Council as an undergraduate as Province Recorder, then went on to become the Province Deputy Archon for Province Pi. He has been awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year, Order of the Lion and Order of Minerva Awards for his service to the Fraternity.
He currently resides in Rochester, New York, and enjoys traveling and boating in his leisure time.