Board and Trustees

Board and Trustees

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Ohio, Inc. is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with representation from hospital partners, McDonald’s Owner/Operators, and stakeholders from throughout Northeast Ohio. Groups of Community Trustees and Advisors from Greater Cleveland, Greater Akron/Canton, and Mahoning Valley provide input on regional initiatives.

Board of Directors

Officers and Executive Committee

President

Fritz Berckmueller
Partner
Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP

Vice President

Trey Bennett
Partner
Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A.

Secretary

Ronald L. Kahn
Retired Partner
Ulmer & Berne, LLP

Treasurer / Chair, Finance

Nick Fanous
Shareholder
Newman & Co. CPAs

Chair, Audit

Kevin Ryan
Chief Audit Executive
KeyBank

Chair, Facilities

Tom Charek
President
Welty Development

Chair, Fund Development

Barry Hollis
Senior Vice President
PNC Bank, N.A.

Chair, Governance

Michael Novak
Managing Director
Wellspring Financial Advisors, LLC

Chair, HR Task Force

Marguerite Walz
Principal/Advisor
CoreConnections Partners, LLC

Chair, Investment

Don Grassi
Financial Advisor

Chair, Marketing & Communications

Cate Donovan
VP of Marketing, Industrial Wood Coatings Division
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Chair, McDonald’s Advisory

Tom Locke
President, Tomtreyco, Inc.
Owner/Operator, McDonald’s

Chair, Programs

Michelle Marks, D.O.
Medical Director
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Chair, Greater Cleveland Community Trustees

Salvatore Mileti
Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Chair, Greater Akron/Canton Community Trustees

Jeananne Chadsey
Deputy Chief of Staff
Ohio Secretary of State

Members

Amy Ansel
Owner/Operator, McDonald’s
NCT Enterprises LTD

Trina Bediako
CEO
New Horizons Baking Co.

Rachel Egler, M.D.
Director, Outpatient Services
Angie Fowler Adolescent and
Young Adult Cancer Center
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s

Jeff Hord, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Akron Children’s Hospital

Kim McFarlane
Assistant Director Partner, Tax & Benefit Services
Jones Day

Kevin Myeroff
CEO
NCA Financial Planners

John Perdue
Owner/Operator
McDonald’s

CeCe President
VP Partnership Development
Presidential Consultants, Inc.

Craig Richmond
Executive VP, CFO
The MetroHealth System

Kristin Susick
Supervisor, Corporate Responsibility
First Energy Corp.

John Williams
Consultant

Jenelle Wolfe
Director, International Tax Strategy
Eaton Corporation

Janis Worley
Finance and Operations Manager
First Congregational Church of Akron

Greater Cleveland Community Trustees

Chair

Salvatore Mileti
Partner
Ernst & Young

Nominating

Christopher Clegg
Sr. VP & Commercial Banking Team Leader
F.N.B. Corporation

Trustees

Vice Chair

Donna Rhodes
VP of HR & Organizational Effectiveness
COTSWORKS, LLC

Secretary

Meredith Danko
Pulmonary Department Administrator
Cleveland Clinic

Bill Ambrogio
Senior Associate
Wellspring Financial Advisors, LLC

Michael Brennan
Vice President/Senior Advisor
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Mary Ann Dragon
Director of Nursing, NICU/NICU Stepdown, Patient & Family Services
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital & MacDonald Women’s Hospital

Charlotte Elek
Product Manager
Progressive Insurance

Pat Gable
Partner, Audit Services
Grant Thornton

Jerrald Goodloe
Family Support Specialist
SAY YES CLEVELAND

Harsha Kapur
Executive VP-Head of Business Risk, Controls & Shared Services
KeyBank

Mickey Kozlovich
President
Kozlovich Enterprises, Inc.

Dan Lorber
VP, Assistant Controller
Signet Jewelers

Eric Metzung
Senior Director of Funds Management
SITE Centers Corp.

James Neville
Architect
Neville SB

Jennifer Noble
Counsel-Employee Benefits
Ford Motor Company

Leah Sardiga
Consulting Actuary
Oswald Companies

Mike Scanlan
Assistant VP, Marketing & Communication
John Carroll University

Brian Shenk
Marketing Director, Brand, Channel & Segment
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Mary Beth Thoburn
Chief Nursing Officer
Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital

Michael Vehovec
VP & Corporate Controller
University Hospitals

Kathy Seitz Watson
Partner
Frankel, Schickler & Seitz, LLP

Greater Akron/Canton Community Trustees

Chair

Jeananne Chadsey
Deputy Chief of Staff
Ohio Secretary of State

Nominating

Andrea Wlaszyn
Director of Business Engagement
BVU, Akron

Trustees

Vice Chair

Amie O’Neill
Retired

Secretary

Sharri Roper-Comernisky
HR VP and Executive Coach
GE Lighting, a Savant Company

Nathan Heinzerling, MD
Pediatric Surgeon
Akron Children’s Hospital

John Jacola
Reliability Specialist Manager
Marathon Petroleum

Rhonda Larimore
Chief Human Resources Officer
Akron Children’s Hospital

Laurice Moore
Akron Children’s Hospital Women’s Board

Jason Petrik
Chief Financial Officer
Energy Harbor Corp.

Harun Rashid
VP and Chief Information Officer
Akron Children’s Hospital

Amy Tenney
Assistant Corporate Controller
Diebold Nixdorf