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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