About Greater Cleveland Partnership

GCP 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. 

Click here to read our Board of Directors Resolution on Diversity and Inclusion. Our Board is composed of CEOs of small, mid-sized and large companies in the Cleveland Plus region, as well as executives who lead our major health care, educational, and venture capital organizations.


Scott Chaikin 
Executive Chairman 
Dix & Eaton 

Joe DiRocco
Regional President 
Fifth Third Bank  


Craig Arnold
Chairman and CEO

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

Nevin Bansal
President and CEO
Outreach Promotional Solutions LLC

Chip Bell
Managing Director of Cleveland Office

Jodi L. Berg
Vitamix Corporation

Julie Boland
Office Managing Partner
Ernst & Young 

Akram Boutros, M.D.**
President & CEO
The MetroHealth System

Brendan Buescher
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Co. 

Rick Chiricosta
Chairman, President & CEO
Medical Mutual

Paul Clark
Regional President
PNC Bank, Northern Ohio

Lonnie Coleman
Chairman, Owner & President
Coleman Spohn Corporation

Ralph Della Ratta
Managing Partner & CEO
Citizens Bank 

Paul J. Dolan
Chairman and CEO
Cleveland Indians Baseball Co. LP

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

José C. Feliciano
Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland

Adam A. Grzybicki
AT&T Ohio

Jeff Hamilton
President, Nestle Prepared Foods 
Nestle USA Inc., Prepared Food Division

Dee Haslam
The Cleveland Browns 

Michael F. Hilton
President and CEO
Nordson Corporation

Alex Johnson, Ph.D.**
Cuyahoga Community College

Kevin Johnson
Managing Partner
Glenwood Management

Elizabeth B. Juliano
Founder and CEO
Litigation Management, Inc.

Dr. Janet Kavandi*
NASA Glenn Research Center

R. Steven Kestner
BakerHostetler LLP

Len Komoroski
Cleveland Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena

Bill Lacey
President and CEO
GE Lighting

Daryl Z. Laisure
President and CEO
ZIN Technologies, Inc.

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

David LaRue
President and CEO
Forest City Enterprises

Heather Lennox
Partner-in-Charge, Cleveland Office
Jones Day

Joe Lopez
President and CEO
Artessa Building Group LLC

Jason Lucarelli
Minute Men Staffing Services

John MacIntosh
Managing Partner, Northeast Ohio

Christopher Mapes 
Chairman, President and CEO 
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. 

Bonnie Matthew 
President and Owner 
Food for Thought Catering

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

Tomislav Mihaljevic
CEO and President
Cleveland Clinic

Marvin Montgomery
The Sales Doctor

Beth Mooney
Chairman and CEO

Bernie Moreno
Bernie Moreno Companies

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

Scott Mueller
Chief Executive Officer
Dealer Tire

Merrick Murphy
President, Wheel & Transportation Products 

Randall Myeroff
Chief Executive Officer
Cohen & Company

Frederick R. Nance
Global Managing Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP 

Anne Noonan
President & CEO
OMNOVA Solutions, Inc.

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

Lawrence E. Oscar
Ohio Regional Coordinating Partner
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Robert Patterson
President and CEO
PolyOne Corporation

Deborah Z. Read
Managing Partner
Thompson Hine LLP 

Sean Richardson
Cleveland Regional President
Huntington National Bank 

Walt Rosebrough
President and CEO
Steris Corporation

Mark Ross
Cleveland Office Managing Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 

Deborah Rutledge
Chief Operating Officer
The Rutledge Group, Inc. 

Rion Safier
Rion Safier Accounting LLC

Harlan Sands
Cleveland State University

Eric Schnur
Chairman, President and CEO
The Lubrizol Corporation

Robert C. Smith

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

Barbara R. Snyder
Case Western Reserve University

Michael E. Stanek
Co-owner and CFO
Hunt Imaging LLC

Frank C. Sullivan
Chairman and CEO
RPM International, Inc.

Eddie Taylor Jr.
Taylor Oswald 

Tameka Taylor
Compass Consulting Services LLC

Sharon L. Toerek
Toerek Law LPA

Gabriel Torok
Vice Ppresident
Preemptive Solutions LLC

Micki Tubbs
FIT Technologies

Jose Vasquez
Quez Media Marketing

Jugal K. Vijayvargiya
President and CEO

Tony Weber
Goldfarb Weber Creative Media

Jeff Weiss
American Greetings Corporation

Paul Wellener
Managing Principal
Deloitte Services LLP

Thomas L. Williams
Chairman and CEO
Parker Hannifin Corp.

John G. Young
Speed Exterminating Co.

Alan M. Zang
Regional President
U.S. Bank

Thomas F. Zenty III
Chief Executive Officer
University Hospitals

*Federal Installation Liaison
**Other nonvoting member