Our Team

Meet Our Board of Directors

Our Board is composed of CEOs of global, mid-market, and small companies and major health care and universities in the region. The active engagement and leadership of these executives is central to our approach and vital to our region.




Consideration is given to ensure that the Board represents the diversity that is present in Greater Cleveland. 
Click here to read our Board of Directors Resolution on Diversity and Inclusion.

Executive Committee 
Board of Directors

Board Chair
Paul Dolan, CEO & Owner, Cleveland Guardians

Board Treasurer
Michael E. Stanek, Co-Owner and CFO, Hunt Imaging

Board Secretary
Eddie Taylor Jr., President, Taylor Oswald

Executive Leadership

Baiju R. Shah

President and Chief Executive Officer

Baiju Shah

President and Chief Executive Officer

Debbie Berry

Senior Vice President, Major Projects & Real Estate Development

Debbie Berry

Senior Vice President, Major Projects & Real Estate Development

Patrice Blakemore

Senior Vice President, Equity & Inclusion

Patrice Blakemore

Senior Vice President, Equity & Inclusion

Gina Cheverine

Managing Vice President, Strategic Development & Partnerships

Gina Cheverine

Managing Vice President, Strategic Development & Partnerships

Caroline Guscott

Managing Vice President, Strategic Communications

Caroline Guscott

Managing Vice President, Strategic Communications

Freddy Collier

Senior Vice President, Strategy & New Initiatives

Freddy Collier

Senior Vice President, Strategy & New Initiatives

Megan Kim

Senior Vice President, Membership Development & Marketing & Executive Director, Council of Smaller Enterprises

Megan Kim

Senior Vice President, Membership Development & Marketing, & Executive Director, Council of Smaller Enterprises

Paul Federico

Managing Vice President, Revenue

Paul Federico

Managing Vice President, Revenue

Yvette Ittu

Executive Vice President, Finance & Operations, & President, Cleveland Development Advisors

Yvette Ittu

Executive Vice President, Finance & Operations, & President, Cleveland Development Advisors

John Luteran

Managing Vice President, Finance Operations & Air Service, COSE Health & Wellness Trust Administration

John Luteran

Managing Vice President, Finance Operations & Air Service, COSE Health & Wellness Trust Administration

Contact Us

General inquiries: [email protected]

Membership information: [email protected]

Media inquiries: [email protected]

Employment opportunities: [email protected]

Join Our Team: Careers and Internships

Marty McGann

Executive Vice President, Advocacy & General Counsel

Marty McGann

Executive Vice President, Advocacy & General Counsel

Michael Schoop

Senior Vice President, Talent

Michael Schoop

Senior Vice President, Talent