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. 

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Executive Committee

Chair: Bob Klonk | Oswald Companies
Vice Chair: Doug Neary | Calfee, Halter & Griswolf LLP
Vice Chair: Nic Barlage | Rock Entertainment Group 
Treasurer: Kevin Stein | Transdigm
Secretary: Dr. Jon Steinbrecher | Mid-American Conference


Lifetime Trustees

Jared Chaney
Carl Grassi
Robert Kain
Michael J. Cleary - in memorium


Associate Board

Angela Almasy | Dix & Eaton
Lia Atchison | Amazon 
John Banks | The Shamrock Companies
Elizabeth Beard | Topgolf 
Raphael Collins | Cleveland Guardians 
Bryan Fisher | Walter Haverfield 
Jonathan Floyd | Sysco
Robert Guy | WLS Stamping & Fabricating Company
James Hofbauer | University Hospitals
Jaelen Hollinger | Cleveland Foundation
Brooke Hradisky | Kaulig Capital
John Kane | Ancora
Michelle Kenney | Cleveland Municipal Court - Judicial Division
Billy Lawless | The Brewer-Garrett Company
Alexis Martins | Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine 
Ariel McNair | EY
Melanie Myers | Oswald Companies
Brian Nally | Reminger Co. L.P.A. 
Bri Oldham | Destination Cleveland
Beth Orr | Dover Home Remodelers, Inc. 
Greg Pasiadis | Marcum LLP
Chris Peck | Cirrus Wealth Management 
Brian Poe | IMG
Jason Rothman | Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Dr. Marie Schaefer | Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine
Matt Schaefer | Golden Reserve
Casey Schrader | Oswald Companies
Tim Smith | Citizens Bank 
Jeff Staats | Haley Marketing Company
Jeff Tolman | Cleveland Metroparks
Constantine Tsatiris | Grant Thornton, LLP
Mark Tupa | Peppertree Capital Management, Inc.
Peter Van Euwen | BakerHostetler, LLP
Ryan Virtue | Positive Coaching Alliance
Mike Vuraich | Mid-American Conference
Logan Weiland | EY
Jonathon Whittlesey | Squire Patton Boggs

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

Board Members

Ann Aber | JOANN
Sudhir Achar | EOX 
Kristen Baird-Adams | PNC
Geoff Allman | Lincoln Electric
Ken Babby | Akron Rubberducks
Brian Barren | Cleveland Guardians
Douglas Bell | Global Prairie
Chris Bellamy | Cohen & Co.
Rudy Bentlage | JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.  
Dominic Brault | Kaulig Capital 
Shontel Brown | U.S. House of Representatives
Tim Connor | The Shamrock Companies, Inc.
Michael Conway | Beverage Distributors, Inc.
William Cosgrove | Union Home Mortgage
Terry Coyne | Newmark Knight Frank
Matthew Crawford | Park Ohio Industries
Bradford Davy | City of Cleveland
Rob DiGeronimo | Independence Excavating
Fred DiSanto | Ancora Advisors
Tracy Dowe | Fifth Third Bank 
Trina Evans | KeyBank  
Richard Fedorovich | Bober Markey Fedorovich
Cindy Flynn | Union Home Mortgage
Jeff Friedman | JIF Investment
Nolan Gallagher | Cleveland Pro Soccer
Frank Gallucci | Plevin & Gallucci Co, LPA
Scott Garrett | Cleveland State University
Michael Gibbons | Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
Kristin Gibbs | Sotera Health 
Steve Glass | Medical Mutual 
Celso Goncalves Jr. | Cliffs
Blaine Griffin | City of Cleveland 
Jerry Grisko Jr. | CBIZ
Charles Hardin | Jones Day
Eddie Harrell Jr. | Radio One Cleveland
Tim Harris | Insurance Board
Amy Held | The J.M. Smucker Co. 
Michelle Hereford | University Hospitals 
Dave Jenkins | Cleveland Browns
Yan Jin | Eaton Corporation
Mark Jones | FirstEnergy
Pernel Jones Jr. | Cuyahoga County 
Ansir Junaid | Supply Side USA
Gina Kashuk | Willis Towers Watson
Chris Keim | Frantz Ward
Brian Kelly | PwC
Joe Kohmann | Westfield 
Tom Laird | Gilbane Building Company
Daryl Laisure | Zin Technologies
Steffany Larkins | Unison Risk Advisors
Tom Libeg | Grant Thornton
Bob Littman | BDO LLP
Scott Lokke | JACK Entertainment
John MacIntosh | KPMG LLP
Rob MacKinlay | Gardiner 
Charles Obert | Brookfield Properties
Michael O'Hara | Parker Hannifin
Boyd Pethel | First National Bank
Sam Pines | ESPN Cleveland/Good Karma Brands
Stephen Putt | Excite Health Partners 
Todd Rea | Sherwin-Williams
Sandee Reid | The Davey Tree Expert Company   
Monte Repasky | EY
Sean Richardson | Huntington Bank
Greg Rosko | Deloitte 
Dr. Mark Schickendantz | Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine
Bradley Sellers | City of Warrensville Heights
Greg Skoda | Marcum LLP
Brian Slife | Aon 
Mark Steinberg | Excel Sports Management
Randy Stephens | Bally Sports 
Jim Stief | McDonald Hopkins
Eddie Taylor Jr. | Taylor Oswald 
Robert Vecchione | NACDA
Paul Voinovich | Vocon
Dan Whalen | Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors
Chas Withers | Dix & Eaton

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