CSU Foundation

Board of Directors


Nancy W. McCann, Chair
President and Treasurer, John P. Murphy Foundation and Kulas Foundation

Stephen F. Kirk, Vice Chair
Chief Operating Officer (retired), The Lubrizol Corporation
Executive in Residence, Monte Ahuja College of Business, Cleveland State University

Linda M. Kane, Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

Richard Fleischman F.A.I.A., Secretary
Senior Partner, Richard Fleischman + Partners Architects


  • Anthony S. Bakale, CPA; Partner, Tax Services Group, Cohen & Company
  • Ronald M. Berkman, Ph.D.; President, Cleveland State University
  • John J. Boyle III; Senior Fellow, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
  • Timothy J. Cosgrove, Esq; Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
  • Barbara J. Danforth; Senior Vice President, Ratliff & Taylor
  • Matthew Dolan; Attorney, Thrasher, Dinsmore and Dolan
  • Diane M. Downing; Chief Operating Officer, Cleveland 2016 Host Committee
  • G. William Evarts; President, Evarts Capital, Inc.
  • Sally Florkiewicz; Community Volunteer Leader
  • Myles Gallagher; President and CEO, The Superlative Group, Inc.
  • Leah S. Gary; President and CEO, The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation
  • Derek Green; Director, Consumer Credit and Deposit, Product Management and Pricing, Key Bank
  • Matthew K. Hlavin; CEO, Thogus
  • Cornelia C. Hodgson; President, c.c. hodgson architectural group
  • Thomas E. Hopkins; Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President, Human Resources, The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Jennie S. Hwang, Ph.D.; CEO, H-Technologies Group, Inc.
  • Andrew Jackson; President and CEO, AJ Automotive Group
  • Richard A. Janus; Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Convertible Securities, Victory Capital Management Inc.
  • Kenneth P. Jayjack; Vice President, Global Supply, American Greetings
  • Len Komoroski; CEO, Cleveland Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena
  • Thomas J. Kuluris; President, Liberty Development Company
  • Joseph J. Levanduski; Executive Vice President and CFO, A. Schulman Inc.
  • Bracy Lewis; Community Volunteer Leader
  • James C. Mastandrea; Chairman and CEO, Whitestone REIT
  • John J. Matejka; Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Eaton
  • Steven A. Minter; Senior Fellow, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
  • Michael Niederst; President, NM Residential
  • Steven W. Percy; CEO (retired), BP America
  • Robert H. Rawson, Jr.; Senior Counsel, Jones Day; Chairman, CSU Board of Trustees
  • Daria L. Roebuck; Vice President, Human Resources (retired), ERICO International Corporation
  • Enid B. Rosenberg; Community Volunteer Leader
  • Robert J. Rosing; President and CEO, Dwellworks, LLC
  • Joseph M. Shafran; President and CEO, Paran Management Co., Ltd.
  • Terry L. Silver; Tax Partner, Skoda Minotti
  • Howard Thompson; Project Coordinator, Ohio Aerospace Institute;President, CSU Alumni Association
  • Jeffery J. Weaver; Executive Vice President & Group Head Credit Portfolio Management, KeyCorp

Director for Life

  • Michael Schwartz, Ph.D.; President Emeritus, Cleveland State University

Emeritus Directors

  • Richard A. Barone; Chairman Emeritus, Ancora Advisors
  • Annette G. Butler, Esq.; Assistant Director of Law, City of Cleveland
  • Anand Julka; Vice President, Blue Technologies
  • S. Lee Kohrman, Esq.; Partner, Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, P.L.L.
  • Morton Q. Levin; President, The Levin Group, Inc.

Officers, Non-Directors

  • Berinthia R. LeVine; Executive Director
  • John N. Petrus, CPA; Assistant Treasurer
  • Bridget C. Sukys; Associate Director

Visiting Committee Representatives

  • Rebecca Bompiedi; Senior Vice President, Business Transformation, Philips Lighting Americas
    Washkewicz College of Engineering
  • Jeffrey M. Davis; Partner/Global Oracle Leader, Deloitte Consulting
    College of Sciences and Health Professions
  • Vickie Johnson; Senior Director, Community Relations, Cleveland Clinic Health System
    Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • John McCann; President and CEO, Mace Security International
    College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Andrew McCartney; President/Owner, Bowden Manufacturing
    Department of Athletics
  • Robert J. Love; President, Love Insurance Agency
    College of Education and Human Services
  • Mary Lou Stricklin; CEO President (retired), Visiting Nurse Association
    School of Nursing
  • To Be Determined
    Monte Ahuja College of Business

Faculty Representative

Mark Holtzblatt, Ph.D., CPA; Associate Professor of Accounting, Monte Ahuja College of Business

Student Representative

Emily Halasah; President, Student Government Association