Board of Directors​

The active engagement and leadership of senior business executives are central to the GCP’s credibility and success. Consideration is given to ensure that the GCP Board represents the diversity that is present in Greater Cleveland. 

Chair

Paul Dolan
Owner and CEO
Cleveland Guardians

Treasurer

Joe DiRocco
Regional President 
Fifth Third Bank

Secretary

Eddie Taylor Jr. 
President 
Taylor Oswald 

Directors

Craig Arnold
Chairman and CEO
Eaton

Brent D. Ballard 
Managing Partner 
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Rudy Bentlage
Executive Director-Market Executive
JP Morgan Chase Bank

Chris Bellamy
CEO
Cohen & Company

Jodi L. Berg 
President 
Vitamix Corporation

Fernando Bertero
CEO
Fully Promoted

Laura Bloomberg
President
Cleveland State University

Claude Booker
Owner
Soul Food Starters

Akram Boutros**
President & CEO
The MetroHealth System

Brendan Buescher
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Co.  

James Cavoli
Chief Operating Officer
Swagelok

Scott Chaikin 
Executive Chairman
Dix & Eaton 

Rick Chiricosta
Chairman, President & CEO
Medical Mutual

Lonnie Coleman
Chairman, Owner & President
Coleman Spohn

Michele Connell
Global Managing Partner
Squire Patton Boggs

Bill Cosgrove
President & CEO
Union Home Mortgage

Severine DeWagheneire
Managing Partner
Accenture

Jeroen Diderich
Vice President and General Manager, Labels and Graphics North America
Avery Dennison

Jill Dietrich*
CEO
VA Northeast Ohio

Tim Dimoff 
President
SACS Consulting & Investigative Services

Deborah Donley
Founder and Principal
Vocon Design

James E. Eck
Vice President & General Manager
Ohio & West Virginia Distribution
Dominion Energy Ohio

Patrick Espinosa
Managing Partner
Sus Abogados Latinos –
Law Firm

Taylor Evans
President
Rust Belt Recruiting

Hiroyuki Fujita
Founder and CEO, Quality Electrodynamics
Chief Technology Officer, Canon Medical Systems, MRI Division

Alex Gertsburg
Managing Partner
Gertsburg Licata Co., LPA

Lourenco Goncalves
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland-Cliffs

Stanley Gorom, III
CEO & Managing Partner
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLC

Christopher Gorman
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President
KeyCorp

Adam Graves
President, Pizza & Snacking
Nestlé

Sally Gries
Founder and Non-Executive Chairperson
Gries Financial Partners 

Brad Harmon
President
Advance Ohio

Dee Haslam
Owner
Cleveland Browns

David Heller
Managing Member
The NRP Group

Chris Howse
President
Howse Solutions

Kevin Johnson
Managing Partner
NexGen Interactive

Margaret Judd
President
Executive Arrangements

Elizabeth B. Juliano 
Founder and CEO
Litigation Management 

Eric Kaler
President
Case Western Reserve University

James Kenyon*
Interim Director
NASA Glenn Research Center

Ariane Kirkpatrick
CEO
The AKA Group

Bob Klonk
CEO & Chairman
Oswald Companies

Len Komoroski 
CEO
Cleveland Cavaliers/ RocketMortgage Fieldhouse

Daryl Z. Laisure
President and CEO
ZIN Technologies

Ed Largent III
President, CEO & Board Chair
The Westfield Group

Bob Littman
Office Managing Partner
BDO USA, LLP

Joe Lopez
President and CEO
Artessa Building Group

Jason Lucarelli
CEO
Minute Men Staffing Services

John MacIntosh
Managing Partner, Northeast Ohio
KPMG

Jim Malz
Midwest Regional Executive State President – Ohio
Citizens Bank

Christopher Mapes 
Chairman, President and CEO 
Lincoln Electric Holdings

Jeneen Marziani
Senior Vice President
Ohio Market President
Bank of America

Bonnie Matthew 
President and Owner 
Food for Thought Catering

Cliff Megerian
CEO
University Hospitals Health System

Loretta J. Mester*
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Tomislav Mihaljevic
CEO and President
Cleveland Clinic

Joe Morford
Managing Partner
Tucker Ellis

John Morikis
Chairman, President and CEO
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Scott Mueller 
Chief Executive Officer
Dealer Tire 

Gregg Muresan
Managing Partner
PwC

Sundaram Nagarajan
President and CEO
Nordson

Tim Opsitnick
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Technology Concepts and Design, Inc. 

Karen Paganini
President
K&D Properties

Pat Pastore
Regional President
PNC Bank 

Bob Patterson
President and CEO
Avient

Cheryl Perez
CEO
Cheryl C Perez Brands

CeCe President
Owner
Presidential Consultants

Deborah Z. Read 
Managing Partner 
Thompson Hine LLP

Monte Repasky
Office Managing Partner
Ernst & Young

Neal Restivo
CEO
Oatey Co. 

Sean Richardson
Cleveland Regional President
Huntington National Bank

John Saada, Jr.
Partner-in-Charge, Cleveland Office
Jones Day

Eric Schnur
Senior Advisor
The Lubrizol Corporation
Past Chair, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Mark Smucker
President and CEO
The J.M. Smucker Company

Michael E. Stanek
Co-owner and CFO
Hunt Imaging 

Frank C. Sullivan 
Chairman and CEO 
RPM International 

Eddie Taylor Jr. 
President 
Taylor Oswald 

Tameka Taylor
President
Compass Consulting
Services

Adrian Thompson
Co-Partner-in-Charge and Chief Diversity Officer
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LL

Micki Tubbs
CEO
FIT Technologies 

Jugal K. Vijayvargiya
President and CEO
Materion

Tony Weber
CEO
Goldfarb Weber Creative Media 

Paul Wellener
Managing Principal
Deloitte Services LLP

Vanessa Whiting
CEO
AES Management Corporation

Thomas L. Williams
Chairman and CEO
Parker Hannifin

John G. Young
Owner
Speed Exterminating

*Federal Installation Observer **Other non-voting member