New Members

Welcome new members!

 October 2020

Thea Cerra, Executive Director, Cleveland Kids' Book Bank

Kathy Dise, President, Budgetease Bookkrrping

Megan Hall, Director of Development Operations, The Cleveland Orchestra

Susan Harlow, Director of Individual Giving, The Cleveland Orchestra

Joshua Landis, Annual Fund Manager, The Cleveland Orchestra

Justine Porter, The Cleveland Orchestra

Katie Shames, Planned Giving and Major Gift Officer, The Cleveland Orchestra

Stella Singer, Foundation Gift Officer, The Cleveland Orchestra

Qaya Thompson, Development Operations Coordinator, The Cleveland Orchestra


September 2020

David Holmes, Programs Manger, Candid


August 2020

Hillary Butler, Development Coordinator, HFLA of Northeast Ohio

Colleen Carr, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Special Events, Saint Ignatius High School

Janet Capocci, Manager of Fund Development and Community Relations, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East

Cynthia Geiger, Donor Engagement Specialist, Flat Rock Homes

Alena Howard

Jill Kinser, Legacy Giving Specialist, Flat Rock Homes

Margaret Larkin-Downing, BA,MS, Marketing Manager, Flat Rock Homes


July 2020

Cynthia Carter-Smallwood,  Executive Director, Cornerstone Pregnancy Services 


June 2020

Vincent Farinacci, Senior Director of Donor Advising, The Village At Marymount

Cara J Perez, Manager, Development Operations, Holden Forests & Gardens

April 2020

Monica Cox, Chief Development Officer, HELP Foundation


March 2020

Judy Ghazoul Hilow, Executive Director, Malachi House

Linda Malicki, Resource Development Director, New Avenues To Independence Inc.

Michelle Pearson, Director of Development, Collaborative To End Human Trafficking

Ke'Asha Reed, Donor Stewardship Manager, Holden Forests & Gardens


February 2020

Carolyn Palmer, Communications & Events Manager, Youth Challenge

John Wiler, Development & Communications Associate, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Tina Sellers-Smith, Community Development Specialist, University Hospitals

Margaret Roudebush, Senior Grant Officer, University Hospitals, Institutional Rel & Dev

Kayla Naticchioni, External Relations Manager, Providence House, Inc.

Kelsey Mulhall, Development Associate. Koinonia Homes

Cheryl Buffer


January 2020

Michelle Virnelson, Executive Director, Love in the Name of Christ Cuyahoga County

Sandy Wasnick, Senior Talent Management Officer, University Hospitals

Melissa Stephenson, Specialist, Development Services, University Hospitals

Kayleigh Stauffenger, Marketing and PR Services Manager, Dot Org Solutions 


December 2019

Nicole Schmunk Rodenfels, Development Director, Life Act

Natasha Davis-Harris, Development Specialist, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Tressa Trodden, Manager of Events and Annual Fund, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Carol Moss, Senior Vice President, University Relations & Development, Case Western Reserve University

Carin Calabrese, Associate Director of Donor Engagement, Case Western Reserve University

Tara Nichols, Specialist, Gift Planning, University Hospitals


November 2019

Morgan Paskert, Marketing Coordinator, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

Sara Hunter, Director of Membership, Ideastream

Heidi Lang, Director of Development, The Musical Theater Project

Tara Mowery, Marketing Specialist, Famicos Foundation, Inc.

Stuart Deicher, Executive Director, Park Synagogue


October 2019

Madeleine Zimmermann, Development Associate, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

Kaleigh Wagner

Erica Matisz, Senior Development Director, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Northern Ohio Chapter

Suzanne Zak, Associate Executive Director, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Northern Ohio Chapter

Dominic Hinton, Development Assistant, ACCESS, Inc.

Jeff Ryder, Foundation & Major Gifts Director, Cleveland Play House

Mallory Glenn, Advancement and Communications Assistant, Lakeside Association

Brian Deeds, Development Manager, Youth challenge Sports

Alyssa Giannirakis

Polly Mytinger

Suzy Dobie, Development Associate, Sisters of Charity Health System


September 2019

Ellen Cherry, Director of Annual Giving, Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio

Tara Turner

Sarah Siebert

Kaleb Kaschalk

Cassandra Moran, Development Associate, Western Reserve Historical Society

Marissa Moore, Development Director, Cleveland International Piano Competition


August 2019

Jane Borgmann, Director Donor Records, United Way of Greater Cleveland

Ben Rossi, Chief Program Officer, Inmotion

Juliana Johnson, Development Coordinator, Greater Cleveland Film Commission

Theodore Snead

Nora Hennessy

Candace Harmon, Community Development, University Hospitals

Kim Cole

April Walker


July 2019

 Natalie Grieshammer, Member Program Manager, Cleveland Museum of Art

Alessandra Crish, Development Manager, American Lung Association

Karen Kilgo, President/CEO, Flat Rock Homes


June 2019

Soledad Vasquez, Asst. Director of Annual Giving, Baldwin Wallace University

Kimberly Gardner, Senior Philanthropy Advisor, Baldwin Wallace University

Jessica Albright, Manager of Development Operations, Holden Forests & Gardens

Laura Hnat,Chief Development Officer, Episcopal Diocese of Ohio

Ray Taylor


May 2019

Dionne Broadus, Vice President, Development and External Relations, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Deborah Phillips, Grants Manager, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Ellen Vohsing, Director of Membership, Holden Forests & Gardens

Sarah Forner, Grant Proposal Writer, CHN Housing Partners

Annabelle Gries

Brian Lu, CFRE


April 2019

Judith Mansour, Chief Development Officer, Cleveland Christian Home


March 2019

Kevin Byrne, Director of Alumni Relations, Walsh Jesuit High School

Lori Inks, Director, Blossom Hill

Arian May, OhioGuidestone, Community & Corporate Relations

Cynthia Connelly, Development Director, Policy Matters Ohio

Kaitlyn Schauer, Dev Associate, Sisters of Charity Health System

Jamie Kutner, Grants Manager, Sisters of Charity Health System


February 2019

Alyse Nevil, Nonprofit Consultant/Grantwriter, Nevil Consulting, LLC

Chris Garr, CEO, Youth Challenge

Liz Antel, Flying Horse Farms

Anthony Zacchino, Assistant Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship, Case Western Reserve University  

Kaye Ridolfi, SVP, Advancement, Cleveland Foundation

Nancy Levin, Director of Development, Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau


Janaury 2019

Sarah Oles, Deputy Director

Tiffany Cipollone, Director of Development & Major Gifts, Allegheny College

Ann Garson, Assistant Vice President, Funds & Foundation, Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Lisa Brown, Executive Director, Lorain County Community College

Camille Smith, Adoption Network


December 2018

Nicole Stracensky, Cleveland Zoological Society

Aleksandra Brankov, Senior Talent Management Specialist, University Hospitals

Anne Jarrad, Director of Advancement, Julie Billiart School

Robyn Marcs

Shannon Hill, Development Associate, North Coast Community Homes

Tammy Bertrand, Donor Development Manager, Neighborhood Alliance


November 2018

Morgan Minch

Bisi Mikleus, Director of Stewardship, Cleveland Metroparks

Mary Ellen Madden, Magnificat High School

Maggie Lamb, Director of Constituency Relations, Magnificat High School

Jennifer Kirallah, Director of Marketing & Communications, Magnificat High School

Meg Chochola, Director of Advancement Operations, Magnificat High School

Lisa McNeely, Development Administrator, Cuyahoga County Public Library


October 2018

Trisha Vaughn, MA,

Nicole Roberts

Kristen Carpenter, Coordinator, Special Events, Akron Children's Hospital

Joshua Foote, Director of Marketing & Communications, The City Mission

Leta Obertacz, MPA, Senior Advancement Director, Cleveland Zoological Society

Laura Orazi, Shaker Schools Foundation


September 2018

Andrew Cappuzzello, MED, Development Officer, Hiram College

Dr. Kimberly Epley, PHD, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Beaumont School

Steve Lake, Vice President of Development & Community Affairs, Newbridge Cleveland

Megan O'Bryan, MS, BS, Vice President, Resource Development & President, Cuyahoga Community College Foundation


August 2018

Melissa Libertini, Manager of Institutional GivingCleveland Institute of Music

Rachel Lappen, MA, Senior Director of Development, The Cleveland Orchestra

Dr. Andrew Bednarski


July 2018

Karen Laurence,  Cleveland Museum of Art

Jennifer Lynch-McKinney, MNA, Cleveland Zoological Society

Ruth Clemens, MPH, Lifeact

Andrea Ponikvar, MPA, Cleveland Zoological Society

McCall Gorbach Foster, Lake Erie Nature and Science Center

Jamie Daugherty

Glen Danahey, PNC

Nicole Curet, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio

Laurie Gettings, Comprehensive PR Solutions, LLC