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

Steve Becker

Chief Human Resources Officer
Signet Jewelers Limited

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

Owner & CEO
Fathom

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

Kristen Morris

Chief Government and Community Relations Officer
Cleveland Clinic

Jim Nash

Managing Partner
Marcus Thomas LLC

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.

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

Deric Wallace

Regional Director – Europe, Middle East and Africa
Swagelok

Thomas A. Waltermire

Chairman of the Board
Vadxx Energy

YP AMBASSADORS

Joe Adams

Content Strategist
Fathom

Shim Balansom

Associate
Jones Day

Jeff Bales

District Sales Manager
American Greetings

Kevin Caudill

Associate
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Kim Cieszynski

Organizational Development Specialist
Onbase, by Hyland

Shibani Faehnle

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

Zach LeFleur

Associate
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Brittany Neish

Senior Community Cultivator & Social Media Strategist
Moen

Nike Olabisi

Senior Inside Sales Associate
Swagelok Company

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

Alyssa Suckow

Credit Analyst
KeyBank

Michelle Sustar

Integrated Marketing Manager
Crain’s Cleveland Business