The active engagement and leadership of senior business executives are central to the GCP’s credibility and success. Consideration is given to ensure that the GCP Board represents the diversity that is present in Greater Cleveland. 

Click here to read our Board of Directors Resolution on Diversity and Inclusion. Our Board is composed of CEOs of small, mid-sized and large companies in the Cleveland Plus region, as well as executives who lead our major health care, educational, and venture capital organizations.

Chair

Scott Chaikin
Executive Chairman
Dix & Eaton 

Treasurer

Joe DiRocco
Regional President 
Fifth Third Bank  

Directors

Craig Arnold
Chairman and CEO
Eaton

Brent D. Ballard 
Managing Partner 
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Nevin Bansal
President and CEO
Outreach Promotional Solutions LLC

Chip Bell
Managing Director of Cleveland Office
Accenture

Jodi L. Berg 
President 
Vitamix Corporation 

Julie Boland
Office Managing Partner
Ernst & Young 

Akram Boutros, M.D.**
President & CEO
The MetroHealth System

Brendan Buescher
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Co. 

Rick Chiricosta
Chairman, President & CEO
Medical Mutual

Paul Clark 
Regional President 
PNC Bank, Northern Ohio

Lonnie Coleman
Chairman, Owner & President
Coleman Spohn Corporation

Ralph Della Ratta
Managing Partner & CEO
Citizens Bank 

Paul J. Dolan 
Chairman and CEO 
Cleveland Indians Baseball Co. LP

James E. Eck
Vice President & General Manager
Ohio & West Virginia Distribution
Dominion East Ohio

José C. Feliciano 
Chairman 
Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland

Adam A. Grzybicki
President
AT&T Ohio

Jeff Hamilton
President
Nestle Prepared Foods 
Nestle USA Inc., Prepared Food Division

Dee Haslam
Owner
The Cleveland Browns 

Michael F. Hilton
President and CEO
Nordson Corporation

Alex Johnson, Ph.D.**
President
Cuyahoga Community College

Kevin Johnson
Managing Partner
NexGen Interactive

Elizabeth B. Juliano 
Founder and CEO
Litigation Management, Inc.

Dr. Janet Kavandi*
Director
NASA Glenn Research Center 

R. Steven Kestner
Chairman
BakerH ostetler LLP

Len Komoroski 
CEO
Cleveland Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena

Bill Lacey
President and CEO
GE Lighting

Daryl Z. Laisure
President and CEO
ZIN Technologies, Inc.

Ed Largent III
President, CEO & Board Chair
The Westfield Group

David LaRue
President and CEO
Forest City Enterprises

Heather Lennox
Partner-in-Charge, Cleveland Office
Jones Day

Joe Lopez
President and CEO
Artessa Building Group LLC

Jason Lucarelli
CEO
Minute Men Staffing Services

John MacIntosh
Managing Partner, Northeast Ohio
KPMG

Christopher Mapes 
Chairman, President and CEO 
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. 

Bonnie Matthew 
President and Owner 
Food for Thought Catering

Loretta J. Mester**
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Tomislav Mihaljevic
CEO and President
Cleveland Clinic

Marvin Montgomery
President
The Sales Doctor 

Beth Mooney
Chairman and CEO
KeyCorp

Bernie Moreno
President
Bernie Moreno Companies

John Morikis
Chairman, President and CEO
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Scott Mueller 
Chief Executive Officer
Dealer Tire 

Merrick Murphy
President, Wheel & Transportation Products 
Arconic 

Randall Myeroff
Chief Executive Officer
Cohen & Company

Frederick R. Nance 
Global Managing Partner 
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP 

Anne Noonan
President & CEO
OMNOVA Solutions, Inc.

Tim Opsitnick
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Technology Concepts and Design, Inc.

Lawrence E. Oscar
Ohio Regional Coordinating Partner
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Robert Patterson
President and CEO
PolyOne Corporation

Deborah Z. Read 
Managing Partner 
Thompson Hine LLP 

Sean Richardson
Cleveland Regional President
Huntington National Bank

Walt Rosebrough
President and CEO
Steris Corporation

Mark Ross
Cleveland Office Managing Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 

Deborah Rutledge 
Chief Operating Officer 
The Rutledge Group, Inc. 

Rion Safier 
Owner 
Rion Safier Accounting LLC

Harlan Sands
President
Cleveland State University

Eric Schnur
C hairman, President and CEO 

The Lubrizol Corporation

Robert C. Smith
Partner 
HPM LLC

Mark Smucker
President and CEO
The J.M. Smucker Company

Barbara R. Snyder 
President 
Case Western Reserve University

Michael E. Stanek
Co-owner and CFO
Hunt Imaging LLC 

Frank C. Sullivan 
Chairman and CEO 
RPM International, Inc. 

Eddie Taylor Jr. 
President 
Taylor Oswald 

Tameka Taylor
President
Compass Consulting Services LLC

Sharon L. Toerek 
Principal 
Toerek Law LPA

Gabriel Torok
Vice President
Preemptive Solutions LLC

Micki Tubbs
CEO
FIT Technologies

Jose Vasquez
President/Founder
Quez Media Marketing

Jugal K. Vijayvargiya
President and CEO
Materion

Tony Weber
CEO
Goldfarb Weber Creative Media

Jeff Weiss
Co-CEO
American Greetings Corporation

Paul Wellener
Managing Principal
Deloitte Services LLP

Thomas L. Williams
Chairman and CEO
Parker Hannifin Corp.

John G. Young
Owner
Speed Exterminating Co.

Alan M. Zang
Regional
President U.S. Bank

Thomas F. Zenty III 
Chief Executive Officer 
University Hospitals    

 

*Federal Installation Liaison  **Other nonvoting member