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

Deborah Z. Read

Chair
Managing Partner, Thompson Hine

Richard C. Fedorovich

Vice Chair
Executive Chairman, Bober Markey Fedorovich

Kathy Golovan

Vice Chair
Chief Operations Officer, Westfield Insurance

Bill Priemer

Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO, Hyland Software

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

Elizabeth Voudouris
President & CEO
Business Volunteers Unlimited

 

 

DIRECTORS

Richard J. Batyko

Chief Marketing Officer
YMCA of Greater Cleveland

Tom Bernot

President, and Chief Operating Officer
Falls Communications

Brent Blouch

Chief Commercial Officer
Swagelok

Zackery Carroll

VP of Finance
CBIZ

Michael A. Cogan

President & CEO, Ohio
Northern Trust Bank

Severine De Wagheneire

Managing Director
Accenture, LLP

Tracy Dowe

City President, Middle Market Team Leader
Fifth Third Bank

Joe Frolik

Senior VP, Communications, Government & Community Relations
MetroHealth

Heidi L. Gartland

Chief, Government & Community Relations Officer
University Hospitals

Danielle Gisondo

Office Managing Partner
Marcum

Art Hall

Firm Administrative Partner and Cleveland Partner-in-Charge
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Jessica Jung

President
Oswald Companies

David M. Kall

Managing Member, Cleveland Office
McDonald Hopkins

 

Christine Kohls

Principal
Raising Results LLC

Kathy Rothenberg James

Health Center Director
City of Cleveland, Department of Public Health

Carolina Masri

Community Leader

Ben Mathews

Partner
McKinsey & Company

Quentin McCorvey

President
Paradigm Institutional Investments

Megan L. Mehalko

Partner
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, LLP

Marc B. Merklin

Partner
Brouse McDowell

Steve Millard

President and CEO
Greater Akron Chamber

Charles Modlin

Physician
MetroHealth

James K. Mylen

Office Managing Partner
KPMG, LLP

Ketan K. Patel

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

LaRese Purnell

Managing Partner
CLE Consulting Firm

 

Donald J. Richards

Partner (Retired)
Accenture, LLP

John W. Rodgers

Partner
Ernst & Young

Lisa Rose

President
Dix & Eaton

Harpreet Saluja

Sr. VP, Corporate Development & Planning
Eaton Corporation

John Saada

Partner-in-Charge
Jones Day, Cleveland Office

Glen Shumate

Executive Vice President
Construction Employers Association

Ryan J. Spisak

Senior Vice President
Small Business Banking Sales Manager
First National Bank

Brian Taylor

Sr. VP, Sales and Marketing
Sherwin Williams

Matthew Tenerowicz

Managing Partner
Cleveland Office, Baker Hostetler

Thomas A. Waltermire

Chairman of the Board
PLX Investments

Mark Williams

Managing Partner
Manchester Partners

Lynne Winings

Community Volunteer

Neil Weiss

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Civic Relations
Cleveland Guardians

Ebony L. Yeboah-Amankwah

Vice President, Ethics, Compliance & ERM
Signet Jewelers