OUR BOARD

BVU is governed by a board of directors comprised of business and community leaders who provide their professional expertise and leadership to achieve the mission of engaging businesses and nonprofits to work together to strengthen the NEO Community.

OFFICERS

Bill Priemer

Chair
President & CEO
Hyland Software, Inc.

Richard C. Fedorovich

Vice Chair
Managing Partner
Bober Markery Fedorovich

Kathy Golovan

Vice Chair
EVP Care Management & Chief Information Officer
Medical Mutual

Michael A. Cogan

Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO
Northern Trust Bank

David C. Fulton

Board Treasurer
President & CEO
Clearstead Advisors, LLC

Chris Swift

Board Secretary
Partner
Baker Hostetler LLP

Richard W. Pogue, Esq.

Chair Emeritus
Advisor
Jones Day

Brian F. Broadbent

President & CEO
Business Volunteers Unlimited

DIRECTORS

Richard J. Batyko

Executive Director of Marketing
YMCA of Greater Cleveland

Frank A. Carrino

General Counsel & Secretary
Westfield Group

Michele L. Connell

Cleveland Managing Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Severine De Wagheneire

Managing Director
Accenture, LLP

Brian Fishel

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
KeyCorp

Heidi L. Gartland

Vice President, Government & Community Relations
University Hospitals

Danielle Gisondo

Partner
Skoda Minotti

Richard J. Hauer

Partner
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Brian A. Hurtuk

Managing Director
Colliers International

David M. Kall

Managing Member, Cleveland Office
McDonald Hopkins

Dennis Lehman

Executive Vice President of Business
The Cleveland Indians

Scot Lowry

Co-Founder
Flourishing Leadership Institute

Carolina Masri

Executive Director
MedWish International

Ben Mathews

Partner
McKinsey & Company

Megan L. Mehalko

Partner
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, LLP

Marc B. Merklin

Managing Partner
Brouse McDowell

Margaret A. Mitchell

President and CEO
YWCA Greater Cleveland

Charles Modlin

Executive Director, Minority Health
Cleveland Clinic

James K. Mylen

Office Managing Partner
KPMG, LLP

Jim Nash

Managing Partner
Marcus Thomas LLC

Ketan K. Patel

EVP, Secretary and General Counsel
Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

Susan Puflea

SVP Managing Director – Brand Strategy
Falls Communications

Elena A. Ray

Senior Vice President
PNC Bank

Deborah Z. Read

Managing Partner
Thompson Hine, LLP

Donald J. Richards

Partner (Retired)
Accenture, LLP

John W. Rodgers

Partner
Ernst & Young

Harpreet Saluja

Sr. VP, Corporate Development & Planning
Eaton Corporation

David B. Sewell

President & GM, Global Finishes Group
The Sherwin Williams Company

Patricia A. Shlonsky

Partner-in-Charge, Cleveland Office
Ulmer & Berne

Thomas A. Waltermire

Chairman of the Board
Vadxx Energy

Lynne Winings

President
GBX Group LLC

YP AMBASSADORS

Joe Adams

Content Strategist
Fathom

Shim Balanson

Partner
Jones Day

Nicole Beck

Program Manager
Swagelok

Elyse Bierut

Government Relations Specialist
University Hospitals

Lisa Curll

Senior Business Performance Analyst
Dominion Energy

Brittany Folino

Consumer & Market Insights Manager
The Lubrizol Corporation

Kathleen Keylor

Director, Tax Services
MAI

Brendan McHugh

Manager of Corporate Partnerships
Cleveland Metroparks

Patrick McKelvey

Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

Heather Nielsen

Financial Analyst
Wells Fargo

Nike Olabisi

Wellness Professional
Nola Movement

Erin Orsini

Senior Account Executive, PR
Marcus Thomas LLC

Caitlin Pawlaczyk

Recruitment and Selection Coordinator
MetroHealth System

Ashley Rader

Department Administrator, Medical Operations
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Hanna Roberts

Wealth Strategist Sales Associate
Northern Trust

Alex Smith

Associate
Colliers International

Gabrielle Smith

Benefits & Wellness Specialist
DiGeronimo Companies

Alyssa Suckow

Credit Analyst
KeyBank

Michelle Sustar

Integrated Marketing Manager
Crain’s Cleveland Business

Conor Toomey

Broker
Colliers International