Cleveland, Ohio—The Greater Cleveland Partnership today announced the election of 15 new members to its Board of Directors and the re-election of 14 current members at the organization’s Annual Meeting held at the new Cleveland Convention Center. The new directors are:
Monte Ahuja, chairman and CEO, Mura Holdings LLC
Joe Banner, CEO, Cleveland Browns
Jenniffer D. Deckard, CEO, Fairmount Minerals Ltd.
Adam A. Grzybicki, president, AT&T Ohio
Frank Higgins, president and CEO, Nestle USA Prepared Foods Company
Jerry Kelsheimer, president and CEO, Fifth Third Bank, Northeastern Ohio
Christopher L. Mapes, president and CEO, The Lincoln Electric Company
Bonnie Matthew, founder and president, Food for Thought Catering
Scott C. Miller, vice president and general manager, Dominion East Ohio
Donald A. Nolan, president, Avery Dennison Materials Group
Gwenay S. Reaze-Coniglio, president, The Coniglio Group
Samuel A. Steinhouse, president, SPS Partners LLC
Maryrose T. Sylvester, president and CEO, GE Lighting
Eddie Taylor Jr., president, Taylor Oswald
Alan M. Zang, president, U.S. Bank, Northeast Ohio
Re-elected directors are:
Sharlene Ramos Chesnes, board chair and executive vice president, InterChez Logistics Systems Inc.
Christopher M. Connor, chairman and CEO, The Sherwin-Williams Company
Jeanne Halladay Coughlin, president, The Coughlin Group, Inc.
John J. Ferchill, chairman and CEO, The Ferchill Group
Richard J. Hipple, chairman, president and CEO, Materion Corporation
Kenneth E. Marblestone, president, Charter One Bank, Ohio
Scott Mueller, CEO, Dealer Tire
Stephen D. Newlin, chairman, president, and CEO, PolyOne Corporation
Charles A. Ratner, chairman of the board, Forest City Enterprises, Inc.
Rion Safier, managing director, CoreFocal
Robert C. Smith, president and CEO, Spero-Smith Investment Advisors, Inc.
Barbara R. Snyder, president, Case Western Reserve University
Frank L. Sullivan, chairman and CEO, RPM International, Inc.
Sharon L. Toerek, partner, Licata & Toerek
“GCP’s work to enhance the economic vitality of Cleveland, our region and state is made possible by the commitment and engagement of our Board,” said Board Chair Christopher M. Connor, chairman and CEO, of The Sherwin-Williams Company. “We’re fortunate have a diverse group of business and thought leaders and entrepreneurs providing their time and talent to our economic development initiatives.”
About the Greater Cleveland Partnership
The Greater Cleveland Partnership mobilizes private-sector leadership, expertise and resources to create attractive business conditions that create jobs, grow investment and improve the economic prosperity of the region. www.gcpartnership.com