Board of Trustees

Executive Committee Officers

  • President
    Christopher J. Carney
    Partner-in-Charge, Brouse McDowell
  • Vice President
    Lori A. Coticchia
    Administrator, Ruffing Montessori School
  • Treasurer
    Darren J. Hilliard
    Chief Financial Officer, Merit Brass Company
  • Assistant Treasurer
    Charles A. Koch
    CAO, PartsSource, Inc.
  • At Large
    Mark J. Dvoroznak
    VP, Enterprise Risk Management, The Sherwin-Williams Co.
  • At Large
    Christina K. Hardesty, MD
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
  • Past President
    David L. Lowery
    VP of Brand Experience, The Holden Arboretum/Cleveland Botanical Garden


  • Aubrey M. Christ
    Sr. VP, Retirement, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.
  • Amy E. Cocco, MD
    Pathologist, Cleveland Clinic
  • Judson P. Cummins
    Sr. Product Manager, Innovation, Vitamix
  • E. Daniel Douglas
    Marketing Manager, Swagelok
  • Sharon B. Douglas
    Teacher, Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County
  • Robin S. Eisen
    Marketing Director, The Eisen Law Firm
  • Gregory R. Farkas
    Partner, Frantz Ward LLP
  • Thomas J. Fraser
    CEO, First Mutual Holding Co.
  • Greer T. Gibbons
    Project Manager, Engine Oils, The Lubrizol Corporation
  • Mary T. Lucchesi
    Former Management Consultant
  • Marcia A. Obrock
    National Acct. Team Leader, ShurTech Brands, LLC
  • Brendan R. O’Malley
    Dir. of Global Purchasing, Metal & Metal Fabrication, Eaton Corp.
  • Timothy J. Rose
    Sales Manager, TST
  • R. Beau Warren
    VP & GM, eCommerce, Moen, Inc.
  • Stephanie B. Stewart
    Garfield City Schools
  • Laura A. Weakland
    Smile America Partners, Dental Hygienist

Student Interns

  • Nicholas J. Bislich
    Hawken School '19
  • Mariam M. Tadross
    Saint Joseph Academy '18
  • Blake Weakland
    North Olmsted High School '20

Board of Advisors

  • Charles R. Grossman
    President, National Safety Apparel
  • Lisa K. Kunkle
    VP, General Counsel & Secretary, PolyOne Corp
  • Robert V. Leimkuehler
    President, Leimkuehler, Inc.
  • Michele G. Merrill
    Director of Human Resources, BakerHostetler
  • Colleen M. Murnane
    Colleen M. Murnane
  • Stephen J. Nock
    President, The Nock and Son Company
  • William R. Oatey
    Vice Chairman, Oatey Company
  • Christopher B. Pease
    Principal, Mercer Executive Benefits
  • John H. Petersen
    Publisher, Convenience Store Decisions
  • Karen K. Strang
    Strang Corp
  • Diego M. Perez-Stable
    Controller, Braden Sutphin Ink
  • Mark H. Summers
    Director, MAI Wealth
  • Christy L. Svagerko
    Location Manager, Associate Dir., Ernst & Young
  • Ernest E. Vargo
    Partner, BakerHostetler
  • George F. Wasmer

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