Our Board Of Directors

JEFFREY HECK

JEFFREY HECK

Board Chair

Jeff Heck, one of 33 Forever’s co-founders and Board Chair, is a civil trial lawyer in Mansfield, Ohio. He is Dani Leedy’s step-father. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and The University of Florida College of Law. He has over 35 years of extensive courtroom and other legal experience and is admitted to practice law in both Ohio and Florida, as well as several federal courts. Read More

DONNA HECK

DONNA HECK

President/Treasurer

Donna Heck, 33 Forever’s co-founder and Board President, is also Danielle Leedy’s mother, the inspiration behind 33 Forever. For over 40 years, Donna Heck has been supporting the advancement of business and professional women. She attended Holy Name High School in Cleveland, Ohio and Kent State University before beginning a career in sales in 1979. Read More

JOSHUA LEEDY

JOSHUA LEEDY

Board Vice Chair

Josh Leedy is the 33 Forever Vice Chair and is Dani Leedy’s older bother. He is a graduate of Heidelberg University with a Bachelor’s degree in business. Professionally, Josh is an accomplished executive sales representative for a medical device company covering Ohio, winning multiple sales-based awards over his career. In 7 years with his previous medical device company…Read More

SARA BENNETT

SARA BENNETT

Educational Programming Chair

Sara Bennett is a 33 Forever Board Member and serves as its Educational Programming Chair. She is also Dani Leedy’s younger sister. Sara is currently a high school social studies teacher in Ashville, Ohio for the Teays Valley Local Schools, where she has taught for over 10 years. Read More

MANDY BRICKNER

MANDY BRICKNER

Volunteer Committee Chair

Mandy Brickner is a Board Member and Volunteer Chairperson for 33 Forever, and is the sister of Danielle Leedy. She graduated from Lexington (Ohio) High School and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, both in education, from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Read More

SEAN BRICKNER

SEAN BRICKNER

Nominating Committee Chair

Sean Brickner is a Board Member and the Nominating Chairman for 33 Forever. Sean is married to fellow Board Member, Mandy Brickner (sister of Danielle Leedy). He attended Hopewell-Loudon High School in Bascom, Ohio and is a graduate of Ohio University… Read More

NICHOLAS ADAMS

NICHOLAS ADAMS

Secretary

Nick Adams is 33 Forever’s Board Secretary. Nick was raised in Lexington, Ohio, where Dani Leedy grew up as well. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Read More

PAT GORDON

PAT GORDON

Board Member

Pat Gordon of Mansfield, Ohio joined the 33 Forever Board in 2021. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and Ashland University and a retired educator with 35 years of experience. Read More

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