Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) has grown to become a relevant and dynamic organization, governed by a committed group of trustees representing Cleveland’s most esteemed private, public and nonprofit institutions.

GCSC's Board & Associate Board aid the organization in achieving its mission to measurably improve the economy of Greater Cleveland and enrich the community by attracting, creating, managing and enhancing significant sporting and competitive events. 

Please contact us if you're interested in getting involved with GCSC.

Are you passionate about Cleveland and sports? Join our Associate Board!

We’re looking for some eager young professionals to invest in the future of Cleveland’s sports tourism industry. Please fill out the below Associate Board application and submit to Becky Griesmer by Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Associate Board Application (2020-2021) Associate Board Scholarship Application 

Executive Committee

Chair: Doug Neary | Calfee
Vice Chair:  Carl Grassi | McDonald Hopkins, LLC
Treasurer: Cindy Flynn | Arrowhead Consulting, LLC
Secretary: Dr. Jon Steinbrecher | Mid-American Conference


Lifetime Trustees

Robert Kain
Jared Chaney
Michael J. Cleary - in memorium


Associate Board

Jeff Bacon | Mid-American Conference
John Banks | The Shamrock Companies
Erica Cameron | Cerity Partners
Brian Carney | Travelers
Rachel Ciomcia | Cleveland Leadership Center
Kevin Connor | Superior Beverage
Ron Cordaro | Chemical Bank
John Coughlin | Gilbane Building Company
Nancy Desmond | Cleveland Metroparks
Spencer Dieken | PNC
Courtney Fallon | Cleveland Indians
Courtney Foster 
Anson Hall | Destination Cleveland
Jennifer Hart | Connective Counsel
Chuck Herman | Specialty Fitness Equipment
Jason Hess | Physicians Ambulance
Evelyn Holmer | Ulmer & Berne LLP
Lacretta Incorvaia | Reliable Solutions Group
Corey James | Cleveland Cavaliers
John Kane | Ancora Advisors
Jennifer Kelly | Cleveland State University
Todd Lancaster | Oswald Companies
Matt Moos | IX Center
Marty Mordarski | Tech Elevator
Stan Prybe | Ulmer & Berne LLP
Nick Reif | The Sherwin-Williams Company
Joe Roszak | Cleveland Metroparks
Jason Rothman | Findley 
Matt Seitz | Clarity 2 Prosperity
Michael Skolaris | W.F. Hann & Sons
Tim Smith | Citizens Bank
Josh Studzinski | University Hospitals
Peter Van Euwen | BakerHostetler, LLP
Amanda Vasil | Global Prairie
Tom Welsh | Calfee
Jonathon Whittlesey | Squire Patton Boggs

Reach out to Becky Griesmer for more infomation on our Associate Board.

Board Members

Kristen Baird-Adams | PNC
Geoff Allman | Lincoln Electric
Ken Babby | Akron Rubberducks
Nic Barlage | Cleveland Cavaliers
Douglas Bell | Global Prairie
Shontel Brown | Cuyahoga County
David Browning | CBRE, Inc.
Tim Connor | The Shamrock Companies, Inc.
Michael Conway | Beverage Distributors, Inc.
Michael Cox | City of Cleveland
Matthew Crawford | Park Ohio Industries
Bill DeSantis | The Sherwin-Williams Company
Giovanni Di Censo | Deloitte
Fred DiSanto | Ancora Advisors
Richard Fedorovich | Bober Markey Fedorovich
Terry Fergus | FSM Capital Management
Tim Fitzpatrick | Todd Associates
Thomas Freeman | Grant Thornton
Jeff Friedman | JIF Investment
Frank Gallucci | Plevin & Gallucci Co, LPA
Michael Gibbons | Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
Jerry Grisko Jr. | CBIZ
Charles Hardin | Jones Day
Eddie Harrell Jr. | Radio One Cleveland
Tim Harris | Insurance Board
Dave Jenkins | Cleveland Browns
Ken Johnson | City of Cleveland
Chris Keim | Frantz Ward
Brian Kelly | PwC
Robert Klonk | Oswald Companies
Tom Laird | Gilbane Building Company
Daryl Laisure | Zin Technologies
Steffany Larkins | Medical Mutual
Dennis Lehman | Cleveland Indians
Bob Littman | BDO LLP
David Lucarelli | Swagelok
Jamie Lynch | Chemical Bank
John MacIntosh | KPMG LLP
Rob MacKinlay | Cohen & Company
David Mannarino | Fifth Third Bank
Valarie McCall | City of Cleveland
RJ Nemer | IMG World
Charles Obert | Brookfield Properties
Michael O'Hara | Parker Hannifin
Allyson O'Keefe | Porter Wright
Boyd Pethel | First National Bank
Sam Pines | ESPN Cleveland/Good Karma Brands
Nancy Pokorny | Findley
Aaron Rasmussen | Engelke Construction  
Sarah Rathke | Squire Patton Boggs
Monte Repasky | EY
Sean Richardson | Huntington Bank
Peter Rome | Ulmer & Berne LLP
Dr. Mark Schickendantz | Cleveland Clinic Sports Health
Bradley Sellers | City of Warrensville Heights
Ken Semelsberger | Eaton Corporation
Greg Skoda | Skoda Minotti
John Skory | Illuminating Company
Brian Slife | Aon
Thomas Snowberger | University Hospitals
Mark Steinberg | Excel Sports Management
Bill Stern | Stern Advertising
Eddie Taylor Jr. | Taylor Oswald LLC
Robert Vecchione | NACDA
Paul Voinovich | Vocon
Daniel Walsh | Citymark Capital
Chas Withers | Dix & Eaton
Alan Zang | US Bank

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