Meet the Board Members

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

Board Officers

Michael Obi, Chair


Spectrum Global Solutions

Michael Obi is the President of UBIZ Venture Capital, a minority led access to capital firm for small business ventures in the Greater Cleveland market and CEO of Spectrum Global Holdings, an economic development strategy firm. He also serves as EVP, Economic Development at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. Michael’s mission includes helping economic development organizations develop robust and inclusive entrepreneur initiatives to accelerate the growth of businesses and job creation in communities. In following with his passion that minorities should be more involved in entrepreneurship and job creation, Michael led the effort to establish the Entrepreneurship Center at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland in 2004. Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and M.B.A. in Finance from the University of North Florida’s Coggin School of Business in Jacksonville, Florida. He has held executive leadership positions with various banks and has spent a total of 17 years in the banking and financial services industry with in-depth expertise in accounting and finance, corporate banking, small business and retail banking, an unusual and unique combination for most bankers. Michael is active in the community where he serves on many economic development and human services boards.

Christopher Rininger, Vice Chair/Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer

Cleveland Construction

Jacqueline L. Dalton, 2nd Vice Chair

Assistant Vice President – Compliance

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

David Pamer, Secretary


Ron Barber, Emeritus


RG Barber Consultants, CPA's

Michael Coyne

VP Commercial Lending

First National Bank

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

Tinisyha Holmes

Registered Nurse

Cleveland Clinic

Nathan Hui

Senior Vice President, Medicare Advantage

Medical Mutual

Julie Jackson

Senior Director of Marketing

STERIS Endoscopy

Tom Jenkins

Director, Global Services

Hyland Software, Inc.

Angela Jiang

Director, Cyber, Risk and Reg


Wakita Johnson

Chief Operating Officer, Ohio Medicaid (Regional Vice President)

Humana Healthy Horizons in Ohio

Charles H. Joseph, III.

Parent of UCP Client/Retired

Joe Kwasny

Managing Director / SVP

Huntington Bank

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

Tim Meaney

Managing Director

Opportunity Capital LLC

Mike O’Brien


Pat Rios

Executive Director, Buildings + Design

Cleveland Clinic

Ryan Sowers

Commercial Client Executive


Becky Truelson


Ernst & Young LLP

Michael Woloszyn

Chief Financial Officer

Merit Brass Company