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
Jonathon Floyd
Connor Gibbons | Baker Hostetler, LLP
Robert Guy | Re:Build CDI
James Hofbauer | University Hospitals
Jaelen Hollinger | Digital C
John Kane | Ancora
Michelle Kenney | Cleveland Municipal Court - Judicial Division
J.R. Klonk | Edgewater Capital Partners
Billy Lawless | The Brewer-Garrett Company
Alfonso Makiling | Bank of America
Ariel McNair | EY
Melanie Myers | Oswald Companies
Brian Nally | Reminger Co. L.P.A.
Andrew Newsome | Parrish Street Capital
Bri Oldham | Visit Detroit
Beth Orr | Dover Home Remodelers, Inc.
Greg Pasiadis | Marcum LLP
Chris Peck | Sequoia Financial Group
Brian Poe | WME Sports
Paige Rabatin | Brennan Manna Diamond
Jason Rothman | Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Dr. Marie Schaefer | Cleveland Clinic
Matt Schaefer | Golden Reserve
Casey Schrader | Oswald Companies
Brooke Sirak | Kaulig Capital
Tim Smith | Citizens Bank
Maria Tofalo | Haslam Sports Group
Jeff Tolman | Cleveland Metroparks
Constantine Tsatiris | Grant Thornton, LLP
Peter Van Euwen | Baker Hostetler, LLP
Ryan Virtue | Positive Coaching Alliance
Steve Volchko | Cleveland Cavaliers
Blair Vrcan | Lincoln Electric
Mike Vuraich | Mid-American Conference
Logan Weiland | Oatey

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
Debbie Berry | Cuyahoga County
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
Fiona Chambers | Deloitte
Andrew Coleman | CBRE
Tim Connor | The Shamrock Companies, Inc.
Michael Conway | Beverage Distributors, Inc.
William Cosgrove | Union Home Mortgage
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 | Arrowhead
Pat Fogarty | ParkOhio
Nolan Gallagher | Cleveland Pro Soccer
Frank Gallucci | Plevin & Gallucci Co, LPA
Michael Gibbons | Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
Kristin Gibbs | Sotera Health
Doug Gilbert | Parker Hannifin
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
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
Tom Libeg | Grant Thornton
Scott Lokke | JACK Entertainment
Rob MacKinlay | Gardiner
Patrick Manak, NACDA
James Mylen | KPMG
Charles Obert | Brookfield Properties
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
Donna Sakony | BDO
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
Adrian Thimpson | Taft
Paul Voinovich | Vocon
Dan Whalen | Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors
Chas Withers | Dix & Eaton
Steve Zashin, Zashin & Rich 

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