Board Members

Mark Smith

Chris S.W. Blake
Vice President of Strategic Planning | Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Nancy Callahan
Vice President of Development and President-Elect

William E. Koeth
Vice President of Finance

Kevin Poor
Vice President of Marketing | Dix & Eaton

Kate O'Neil
Secretary | Authentic Films LLC

  • Joe Arezone | FARO Technologies, Inc.
  • Jules Belkin
  • Frank Bird | Great Lakes Publishing
  • Anne E. Bloomberg
  • Jack Boyle | Levin College of Urban Affairs, Community Directions
  • Robert Bryan | Cuyahoga Community College
  • Carolyn Buller | Squire Sanders
  • Jennifer Coleman | Jennifer Coleman Creative LLC/CityProwl
  • Jim Crutchfield
  • John Davies | Merrymeeting Group
  • Courtney DeOreo | Lorain County Community College
  • Timothy J. Downing | Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • Lauren Rich Fine | Howard & O'Brien Associates
  • Char Fowler
  • Scott Gaines | Cover My Meds
  • Debra Gold | Cuyahoga County Public Library
  • Dean Ilijasic | The Adcom Group
  • Jinny Johnson
  • Gretchen Jones | Akron Children's Hospital
  • Lisa King | Dollar Bank
  • Lisa Kreiger | Forest City Enterprises
  • Toby Devan Lewis | Toby Fund
  • Alan Gordon Lipson | Lipson Consulting
  • Todd Mesek | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum
  • Njeri Nuru-Holm
  • Carla Streep O'Day | Team Health East
  • Carl Rak | Cleveland State University
  • David K. Ream | Leverage Technologies
  • Roy Turnell | Thompson Hine LLP

Joe Cimperman
Ex officio | Cleveland City Council

Ivan Schwarz
Ex officio | Greater Cleveland Film Commission

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We're happy to have welcomed Wade Gasque of TIGER ORANGE to the "Meet the Filmmakers" series! He talks through some memorable moments during production, as well as his transition from playwriting to screenwriting: [video]

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Meet the Filmmaker with Michele Josue, Judy & Dennis Shepard from "Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine"

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