Our Board

BVU is governed by a board of directors comprised of business and community leaders who provide their professional expertise and leadership to achieve the mission of linking businesses and nonprofits to foster excellence in the nonprofit sector.

 

Officers

John MacIntosh
Chair
Managing Partner
KPMG
Christopher Gorman
Immediate Past Chair
President
Key Corporate Bank
Richard C. Fedorovich
Vice Chair
Managing Partner
Bober Markery Fedorovich
Michael A. Cogan
Vice Chair
President & CEO
Northern Trust Bank
Bill Priemer
Board Treasurer
President & CEO
Hyland Software, Inc.
Chris Swift
Board Secretary
Partner
Baker Hostetler LLP
Richard W. Pogue, Esq.
Chair Emeritus
Advisor
Jones Day
Brian F. Broadbent
President & CEO
BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence

 

 

Directors 

Richard J. Batyko
Senior VP, Marketing, Communications & Development
Team NEO
Steve Becker
Chief Human Resources Officer
Signet Jewelers Limited
Adam A. Briggs
President
Briggs Financial Gorup
Miranda Creel
Senior Vice President - Regional Sales Executive
PNC Financial Services Group
John Deignan
President
Americhem
David C. Fulton
President & CEO
Hartland
Heidi L. Gartland
Vice President, Government Relations
University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Kathleen Golovan
EVP Care Management & Chief Information Officer
Medical Mutual
David S. Goodman
Partner
Squire Patton Boggs
Carl J. Grassi
Chairman
McDonald Hopkins
Richard H. Hauer
Partner
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Walter B. Jones
SVP of Campus Transformation
The MetroHealth System
Ira C. Kaplan
Managing Partner
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Robert J. Klonk
Chief Executive Officer
Oswald Companies
Carolyn Lanier
Chief of Staff/VP for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Kevin S. Lauterjung
Principal
Community Energy Advisors
Dennis Lehman
Executive Vice President of Business
The Cleveland Indians
Heather Lennox
Partner-in-Charge, Cleveland Office
Jones Day
Scot Lowry
Owner & CEO
Fathom
Keith V. Mabee
President - Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Falls Communications
Ben Mathews
Partner
McKinsey & Company
Marc Merklin
Managing Partner
Brouse McDowell
Margaret A. Mitchell
President and CEO
YWCA Greater Cleveland
Kristen Morris
Chief Government and Community Relations Officer
Cleveland Clinic
Michael T. Mullen
Partner
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jim Nash
Managing Partner
Marcus Thomas LLC
Geralyn M.Presti
General Counsel, Executive Vice President & Secretary
Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.
E.R. (Chip) Preston III
President
Spiral Brushes, Inc.
Deborah Z. Read
Managing Partner
Thompson Hine, LLP
Donald J. Richards
Accenture (Retired)
John W. Rodgers
Partner
Ernst & Young
Victor Ruiz
Executive Director
Esperanza, Inc.
Lorraine Vega
Senior Vice President
KeyBank Foundation
Deric Wallace
Regional Director - Europe, Middle East & Africa
Swagelok
Thomas A. Waltermire
Chairman of the Board
Vadxx Energy

 

 

YP AMBASSADORS

Joe Adams
Content Strategist
Fathom
Shim Balansom
Associate
Jones Day
Jeff Bales
District Sales Manager
American Greetings
Ann Bomberger
Associate
Jones Day
Kevin Caudill
Associate
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Scott Chapin
Partner
Marcus Thomas LLC
Kim Cieszynski
Organizational Development Specialist
Onbase, by Hyland
Shibani Faehnle
Initiative Development Manager/Collaboration Coordinator
Commercial Bank Segment, KeyBank National Association
Zach LeFleur
Associate
Tucker Ellis LLP
Brittany Neish
Senior Community Cultivator & Social Media Strategist
Moen
Nike Olabisi
Senior Inside Sales Associate
Swagelok Company
Kristin Oswick
Program Project Manager
Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.
Ashley Rader
Administrative Fellow
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Zak Steiner
Assistant University Registrar for ZipAssist and Student Success Collaborative
The University of Akron
Michelle Sustar
Integrated Marketing Manager
Crain's Cleveland Business