Board of Directors

Charles A. Bittenbender

President

Charles A. Bittenbender
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc., retired Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

James Rosenthal

Chair

James B. Rosenthal
Cohen, Rosenthal & Kramer LLP, Partner

Kathleen Cerveny

Vice President

Kathleen Cerveny
Cleveland Foundation, retired Program Director for Arts and Culture

Samuel Harris

Vice President

Samuel D. Harris
Cheiron, Inc., retired Consulting Actuary

Daniel Shoskes, M.D.

Vice President

Daniel Shoskes, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Urologist

Ryan Siebel

Treasurer

Ryan Siebel
Marcum, LLP, Assurance Partner

William Powel

Secretary

William A. Powel, III
Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, Canon to the Ordinary

Chair Emeritus

Norman C. Harbert
Hawk Corporation, retired Founder

Jeffrey Barnett

Jeffrey P. Barnett
Dorsal Capital Management, Founding Partner & CFO
and professional singer
Howard Bender

Howard Bender*
Apollo’s Fire, Executive Director
*ex officio

William P. Blair III
McKinley Strategies, Attorney & Senior Partner
William P. Blair Company
T. Clifford Deveny

T. Clifford Deveny, M.D.
Summa Health, President & CEO

James W. Ehrman
Whitman & Ehrman LLC, Partner
Ann Fairhurst

Ann Fairhurst
Cleveland Foundation, retired Lake-Geauga Officer
Andrew Gordon-Seifert

Andrew Gordon-Seifert
McDonald, Hopkins, Burke, & Harber, Attorney

Russell Hardy, M.D.*
Co-founder University Hospital Spine Institute, retired
Ka-Pi Hoh

Ka-Pi Hoh, Ph.D.
The Lubrizol Corporation, Management Director & Business Leader

Robert H. Jackson
Byron, Jackson & Krantz LLP, retired Partner
Thomas Forrest Kelly

Thomas Forrest Kelly, Ph.D.
Harvard University, Morton B. Knafel Research Professor of Music
Richard Lederman

Richard J. Lederman, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Neurologist
Meng

Meng “Locky” Liu
KPMG, LLP, Audit Manager
Fred Livingstone

Fred J. Livingstone
Taft, Stettinus & Hollister, retired Attorney
Stephen A. Mahoney, M.D.

Stephen A. Mahoney, M.D.
Ohio Permanente Medical Group, retired Urologist

Michael J. Meehan
General Counsel, Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals
Linda Olejko

Linda M. Olejko
Glenmede, Business Development Director
Kim S. Parry

Kim S. Parry
Cleveland Museum of Art, Associate Director of Principal Gifts
Brendan Patterson

Brendan Patterson, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery
Phillip Rowland-Seymour

Phillip Rowland-Seymour
University Hospitals, Diversity & Inclusion Manager

Noha Ryder*
Apollo’s Fire, Chief Financial Officer
*ex officio

Jeannette Sorrell*
Apollo’s Fire, Artistic Director
*ex officio

Kathie Stewart**
**Musicians’ Representative

Rebecca Storey
Marketing Process Analyst, Progressive Insurance
Dean Valore

Dean M. Valore
Valore & Gordillo, LLP, Partner
Robert Walcott

Robert Walcott
Retired health care executive and semi-retired Episcopal priest
Sue Yelanjian

Sue Yelanjian**
**Musicians’ Representative

Akron Advisory Board

Thomas Clark, Chair
Esther Cooper
Susan Delahanty
Barbara Feld
William Foster
Walter Keith
Lisa Martinez
Lori Nelson
Sandra R. Smith
Libby Upton

The Ambassadors Council

Russell Hardy, M.D., Chair
Karl Bekeny
Mitchell Blair
Arthur Brooks
Frances S. Buchholzer
Robert Conrad
William E. Conway
Norman C. Harbert
Samuel S. Hartwell
Marguerite B. Humphrey
Marjorie H. Kitchell
Rabbi Roger C. Klein
Annette Lowe
Deborah H. Nash
Nancy Osgood
Clara Rankin
Robert Reynolds, M.D.
Kasia G. Rothenberg, M.D.
Sandra R. Smith

“The U.S.A.’s hottest baroque band.” –CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE (UK)