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.



John MacIntosh
Managing Partner
Christopher Gorman
Immediate Past Chair
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
Baker Hostetler LLP
Richard W. Pogue, Esq.
Chair Emeritus
Jones Day
Brian F. Broadbent
President & CEO
BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence




Richard J. Batyko
Senior VP, Marketing, Communications & Development
Team NEO
Steve Becker
Chief Human Resources Officer
Signet Jewelers Limited
Adam A. Briggs
Briggs Financial Gorup
Miranda Creel
Senior Vice President - Regional Sales Executive
PNC Financial Services Group
Susan Flowers
Vice President of Marketing
Cleveland Vicon
David C. Fulton
President & CEO
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
Squire Patton Boggs
Carl J. Grassi
McDonald Hopkins
Richard H. Hauer
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
Kevin S. Lauterjung
Community Energy Advisors
Dennis Lehman
Executive Vice President of Business
The Cleveland Indians
Scot Lowry
Owner & CEO
Keith V. Mabee
President - Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Falls Communications
Ben Mathews
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
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
Spiral Brushes, Inc.
Deborah Z. Read
Managing Partner
Thompson Hine, LLP
Donald J. Richards
Accenture (Retired)
John W. Rodgers
Ernst & Young
Victor Ruiz
Executive Director
Esperanza, Inc.
Lorraine Vega
Senior Vice President
KeyBank Foundation
Deric Wallace
Regional Director - Europe, Middle East & Africa
Thomas A. Waltermire
Chairman of the Board
Vadxx Energy