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Board of Directors


Thomas E. Hopkins, Chair, MA 1982
Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President, Human Resources (retired)
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Steven W. Percy, Vice Chair, JD 1979
CEO (retired)
BP America

Jeffrey A. Vavruska, Treasurer, JD 1986, BBA 1983
Chief Tax Partner

Janet L. Kramer, Secretary, MBA 1983
President (retired)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Ohio Buckeye Chapter


Anthony S. Bakale, CPA, BBA 1982
Partner, Tax Services Group
Cohen & Company

Dr. John E. Betterson
Supply & Equipment Management Officer, NASA, Glenn Research Center

John J. Boyle III, MA 2002
Senior Fellow
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

Dwayne Bray Sr., BA 1988
Senior Coordinating Producer

Nikki Byrd, BA 2000
Senior Editor, American Greetings Corporation
Ex-officio Member, President, CSU Alumni Association Board

Theresa Carter
OMNOVA Solutions Foundation

Lonzo "Lonnie" Coleman
President and CEO
Coleman Spohn Corporation

Jenice Contreras
Executive Director
Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development

Jerome Davis
Senior Director, Head of Sales
Equity Trust Company

James Deiotte, MBA 1984, BAA 1980
Executive Director
Master of Professional Accountancy Program, Rady School of Management

Daniel Fashimpaur, BA 1991, MBA 2005
Global Controller and Treasurer
Momentive Quartz

Sarah C. Flannery, JD 2002
Thompson Hine LLP

Sally Florkiewicz
Community Volunteer Leader

Myles Gallagher
President and CEO
The Superlative Group, Inc.

Leah S. Gary
President and CEO (retired)
The William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation

Brian Gevry, BA 1990
CEO/Chief Investment Officer
Boyd Watterson Asset Management

Robert Gilmore
Partner, Chair of Labor & Employment Group
Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz, LLP

David H. Gunning II, Esq., Ex-officio Member
Co-Chair, McDonald Hopkins
Chairman, CSU Board of Trustees

Richard A. Janus, MA 1977
Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Convertible Securities (retired)
Victory Capital Management Inc.

Gerald "Jerry" Jarzabek
Senior Vice President

Kenneth P. Jayjack, BA 1982
Vice President, Global Supply
American Greetings

Michael Jeans
President and CEO
Growth Opportunity Partners, Inc.

Linda M. Kane, BBA 1979
Senior Vice President, Treasurer (retired)
Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

James Kandrac, BBA 1983
President and Founder, UCG Technologies (1987)
President, Contract Guardian, Inc. (2018)

Steve Kimmelman
Founder & Chairman
Redwood Living, Inc.

Ariane Kirkpatrick, BA 2010
AKA Team

Michael Klein
Ciuni & Panichi, Inc.

Thomas J. Kuluris
Liberty Development Company

Joseph J. Levanduski, BBA 1984
Executive Vice President and CFO
Transtar Holding Company

Morton Q. Levin
The Levin Group, Inc.

James C. Mastandrea, BBA 1970
Chairman and CEO
Whitestone REIT

John J. Matejka, MBA 1981
Senior Vice President, Internal Audit

Nancy W. McCann
President and Treasurer
John P. Murphy Foundation
Kulas Foundation

Michael Niederst
NM Residential

Thomas O'Toole, BA 1979, MA 1987
Executive Director, Program for Data Analytics
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Mary Grace Pattison, MBA 1984
Managing Director
PNC Capital Markets LLC

Carolyn Rains, MBA 1996
Senior Relationship Manager, Investment Solutions

Robert H. Rawson, Jr.
Retired Partner
Jones Day

Daria L. Roebuck, BS 1980
Vice President, Human Resources (retired)
ERICO International Corporation

Robert J. Rosing, MBA 1991
President and CEO
Dwellworks, LLC

Harlan Sands, Ex-officio Member
Cleveland State University

Joseph M. Shafran
Chairman and CEO
Paran Management Co., Ltd.

Timothy Tramble
Executive Director
Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

Karen White
Senior Vice President, Community Relations & Corporate Initiatives

Natoya J. Walker Minor
Chief of Public Affairs
City of Cleveland

Director for Life

Ronald M. Berkman, Ph.D.
President Emeritus and University Professor
Cleveland State University

Michael Schwartz, Ph.D.
President Emeritus and Trustees' Professor, Cleveland State University
President Emeritus and Trustees' Professor, Kent State University

Emeritus Directors

Richard A. Barone
Chairman Emeritus

Anand "Bill" Julka, MS 1974
Ohio Collaborative

S. Lee Kohrman, Esq.
Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, P.L.L.

Officers, Non-Directors

Julie Rehm
Executive Director

John N. Petrus, CPA, JD 2001
Assistant Treasurer

Meghan Sluzynsky
Assistant Director

Visiting Committee Representatives

Ted Beltavski , BS 1982, MS 1986
President and Chairman, R.E. Warner & Associates, Inc.
Washkewicz College of Engineering

Nikki Byrd, BA 2000
Senior Editor
American Greetings Corporation

David G. Cole
Sales Agent, Reisenfeld & Co. Commercial Real Estate

Jeffrey M. Davis, BS 1988
Partner/Global Oracle Leader, Deloitte Consulting
College of Sciences and Health Professions

David J. Fornari, BBA 1980, MBA 1980
Partner (retired), Deloitte Consulting
Monte Ahuja College of Business

Faculty Representative

Vickie Coleman Gallagher, BBA 1990, MA 1999
Associate Professor
Monte Ahuja College of Business

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