James Puffenberger


Councilperson Puffenberger began serving on Village Council in 2014 and currently serves as President Pro Temp.  He also serves as the Chairperson of the Finance committee and is a member of the Public Safety committee.

Mr. Puffenberger has over 30 years of experience in the medical product, pharmaceutical and technology industries.  He has been employed with Johnson & Johnson, Baxter International and Advanced Technology Laboratories/Philips Electronics, where he served in various leadership positions.

He is a member and past board member of the Bratenahl Community Foundation and is a volunteer mentor in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization.  He is an Adjunct Business Professor in the Degree Completion Program of Tiffin University.  He earned a degree in Biology with a Chemistry emphasis from Miami University of Ohio and as well as a MBA graduate of the year in 2008.

A Bratenahl resident since 1998, he lives with his wife Debra and their white German Shepherd, Christian.

2018 Committees/Commissions:
Finance, Chair

  1. Council - President Pro Temp
    Phone: 216-386-6730