Meet the Board Members

All UCP Board of Directors members can be reached at (216) 791-8363, ext. 1227 or

Executive Committee

Michael Obi, Chair


Spectrum Global Solutions

Michael Obi is the CEO of Spectrum Global Solutions. He provides economic development strategies and implementation services to organizations that are focused on advancing job creation through entrepreneurship and access to capital in Greater Cleveland. He is also a Little Caesars Pizza Franchisee for over 10 years where he employs over 40 people and uses that business as a vehicle to teach young people about work ethics and business management. He is also involved in: Urban League of Greater Cleveland, Economic Development Adviser to the Board and CEO; Cleveland Council of World Affairs (CCWA), Board Member; City of Cleveland’s Citywide Economic Development, Board Member; Cuyahoga County’s Community Improvement Corporation, Board Member; Leadership Cleveland Class of 2016, Nominating Committee; Presidents Council Business Chamber, Past Chair.

Christopher Rininger, Vice Chair/Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer

Cleveland Construction

Jacqueline L. Dalton, Vice Chair

Assistant Vice President – Compliance

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

David Pamer, Secretary


Elk Home

Michael Maraldo, Immediate Past Chair

Vice President of Independent and Non-Banner Retailing

Giant Eagle, Inc.

Mike Maraldo has been a medo has been a member ofmber of the UCP Board since 2015. Mike is the Vice President of Independent and Non-Banner Retailing for Giant Eagle, Inc. Mike has been in the grocery business for 37 years, the past 23 with Giant Eagle. During his tenure with Giant Eagle, Mike has spent time in Columbus, Pittsburgh and Indianapolis. He has a bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University. Mike lives in Westfield Center with his wife Chrissy and has six children.


David S. Banas


Hickman & Lowder Co., LPA

Ron Barber, Emeritus


RG Barber Consultants, CPA's

Joe Brady


Brady Partners

Rich Bucceri

Vice President; Talent Acquisition Executive

New York Community Bank

Michael Coyne

VP Commercial Lending

First National Bank

Marianne Crosley

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Cleveland Leadership Center

Bryan H. Falk


Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Christopher G. Furey, MD

Associate Professor & Orthopaedic Director, Chief Surgeon

The Spine Institute of University Hospitals

Frank Gagliardi

Client Advisor

Bernstein Private Wealth Management

Tinisyha Holmes

Registered Nurse

Cleveland Clinic

Shaun Hughes

Executive Recruiter

Amotec, Inc.

Nathan Hui

Vice President, Government Programs

Medical Mutual

Julie Jackson

Senior Director of Marketing

STERIS Endoscopy

Tom Jenkins

Director, Global Services

Hyland Software, Inc.

Charles H. Joseph, III.

Parent of UCP Client/Retired

Scott Kelly



John Manning


Soar High Together

James Marra

Director of Business Development

Blue Point Capital Partners

Michael S. McMahon, Emeritus

Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

KeyBanc Capital Markets

Joe Mentrek

Partner/Chair: Estate and Succession Planning and Administration

Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP

Mike O’Brien


John K. Pudelski

Global Technology Manager – Industrial Products

The Lubrizol Corporation

Pat Rios

Executive Director, Buildings + Design

Cleveland Clinic

Chelsea Smith


Tucker Ellis LLP

Ryan Sowers

Development Officer, Corporate Relations

University Hospitals

Becky Truelson


Ernst & Young LLP

Maribeth Weber

Executive Director

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Lance Wilson

Engineering Manager

Aero Fluid Products

Michael Woloszyn


Oatey Company