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

Michael A. Cogan

Chair
President & CEO
Northern Trust Bank

John MacIntosh

Immediate Past Chair
Managing Partner
KPMG

Richard C. Fedorovich

Vice Chair
Managing Partner
Bober Markery Fedorovich

Kathy Golovan

Vice Chair
EVP Care Management & Chief Information Officer
Medical Mutual

Bill Priemer

Board Treasurer
President & CEO
Hyland Software, Inc.

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

Marcia J. Ballinger, Ph.D.

President
Lorain County Community College

Richard J. Batyko

Senior VP, Marketing, Communications & Development
Cleveland Plus/ Team NEO

Adam A. Briggs

President
Briggs Financial Group

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

David C. Fulton

President & CEO
Hartland

Heidi L. Gartland

Vice President, Government & Community Relations
University Hospitals

Danielle Gisondo

Partner
Skoda Minotti

Richard J. Hauer

Partner
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

David M. Kall

Managing Member, Cleveland Office
McDonald Hopkins

Robert J. Klonk

Chief Executive Officer
Oswald Companies

Carolyn Lanier

Chief of Staff/VP for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Northeast Ohio Medical University

Dennis Lehman

Executive Vice President of Business
The Cleveland Indians

Heather Lennox

Partner-in-Charge, Cleveland Office
Jones Day

Scot Lowry

Co-Founder
Flourishing Leadership Institute

Ben Mathews

Partner
McKinsey & Company

Tim McDonough

Vice President, Global Brand Marketing
Moen

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

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

Deborah Z. Read

Managing Partner
Thompson Hine, LLP

Donald J. Richards

Partner (Retired)
Accenture, LLP

John W. Rodgers

Partner
Ernst & Young

Victor Ruiz

Executive Director
Esperanza, Inc.

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

Lorraine Vega

Senior Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy
KeyBank

Thomas A. Waltermire

Chairman of the Board
Vadxx Energy

YP AMBASSADORS

Joe Adams

Content Strategist
Fathom

Shim Balanson

Associate
Jones Day

Nicole Beck

Program Manager
Swagelok

Elyse Bierut

Government Relations Specialist
University Hospitals

Kevin Caudill

Associate
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Lisa Curll

Senior Business Performance Analyst
Dominion Energy

Shibani Faehnle

Initiative Development Manager/Collaboration Coordinator
Commercial Bank Segment, KeyBank National Association

 

Brittany Folino

Consumer & Market Insights Manager
The Lubrizol Corporation

Michael Ittu

Government and Community Relations Coordinator
University Hospitals

Brendan McHugh

Manager of Corporate Partnerships
Cleveland Metroparks

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

Administrative Fellow
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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