2014 - 2015 Trustees

Thomas Hopkins*

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, The Sherwin Williams Company

Kristen Baird Adams*

Senior Vice President & Director, PNC Bank

David Akers*

President and CEO, Collaborent Group Ltd.

James Aronoff

Partner, Thompson Hine

K. Michael Benz

Consultant, K. Michael Benz Consulting/Ciuni & Panichi

John Bonfiglio

Partner, BSB Partners

Amy Brady

Chief Information Officer, KeyBank

Seth Briskin*

Partner, Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis

Brent Buckley*

Managing Partner, Buckley King

Carrie Carpenter

Senior Vice President, Director of Public Affairs, MidStates, Charter One/Citizens Bank 

Joanne Clark


Timothy Cosgrove

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Patrick Dugan*

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Leslie Dunford*

Vice President for Administration and Strategic Projects, The Cleveland Foundation

Guy Fabe*

Vice President-Tax, Parker Hannifin Corporation 

Michael Goldberg*

Managing Partner, Bridge Investment Fund L.P.

Bruce Hennes

Managing Partner, Hennes Paynter Communications

Laura Koballa Hudak*

Vice President, Administration, TeamNeo

Michael Kahler

Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, PolyOne

Ira Kaplan*

Managing Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Ann Killian*

Vice President-Human Resources, Ferro Corporation

Joe Kubic*

CEO, The Adcom Group

Jerry G. Kysela

Managing Director/Executive Chairman, Aon Risk Solutions

Edward Largent

Westfield Insurance Leader, President and CEO, Westfield Group

Valarie McCall

Chief of Government Affairs, City of Cleveland

Stephanie McHenry

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President for Business Affairs and Finance, Cleveland State University

Hugh McKay

Partner in Charge, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

Dr. James Merlino

President and Chief Medical Officer of Strategic Consulting, Press Ganey

Laura Mimura

Vice President, Public Affairs, KeyBank

Heath Monesmith

Vice President and Chief Counsel – Litigation, Eaton

Mia Moore


Joseph Morford*

Managing Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP

Lawrence E. Oscar*

Managing Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks

Andrew Passen*

Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Forest City Enterprises

Marc Sanchez

Partner, Frantz Ward LLP

Gary Shamis*

Partner, BDO

Jill Snyder

Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

Shirley Stineman

Director, Marketing & Community Affairs, Northeast Ohio Media Group

Robert Varley

Managing Director of State & Local Affairs Midwest, Dominion East Ohio Gas Company

Deborah Vesy*

President and CEO, Deaconess Community Foundation

Paul Wellener*

Principal, Consumer and Industrial Products Practice, Deloitte Consulting LLP


Ex-officio Board Members:


Debbie Berry

Vice President of Community Development, University Circle Inc.

Sunny Nixon

Associate General Counsel, Explorys Inc.

Jeff Pacini

Vice President Sports Development, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission


Emeritus Board Members:


Marc Byrnes

Chairman, Oswald Companies

Tom Stevens


Eddie Taylor

President, Taylor Oswald, LLC 

*Denotes Executive Committee