Meet the Board Members

All UCP Board of Directors members can be reached at (216) 791-8363, ext. 1275 or info@ucpcleveland.org.
 

Executive Committee


Michael Maraldo, Chair

Vice President of Independent and Non-Banner Retailing

Giant Eagle, Inc.

Mike Maraldo has been a member 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 Lakewood with his wife Chrissy and has six children.



Michael Obi, Vice Chair

CEO

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.



David Pamer, Secretary

CEO

ELK Group International



Christopher Rininger, Treasurer

Director – Financial Planning and Analysis

Brookfield Properties


Members


David S. Banas

Attorney

Hickman & Lowder Co., LPA



Ron Barber, Emeritus

President

RG Barber Consultants, CPA's



Richard Blake

Shareholder

McDonald Hopkins LLC



Rich Bucceri

Vice President; Talent Acquisition Executive

New York Community Bank



Marianne Crosley

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Cleveland Leadership Center



Jackie Dalton

Assistant Vice President – Compliance

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland



Art DePompei

Vice President – Community Development Lending

Huntington National Bank



Kevin Ellman

Vice President of US Operations

Oatey Company



Bryan H. Falk

Partner

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



Michele Hoza

Internal Legal Counsel

American Endowment Foundation



Shaun Hughes

Executive Talent Acquisition Consultant

Eaton



Nathan Hui

Vice President, Government Programs

Medical Mutual



Julie Jackson

Senior Director of Marketing

STERIS Endoscopy



Tom Jenkins

Manager, Enterprise Planning Services

Hyland Software, Inc.



Charles H. Joseph, III.

UCP Client Parent/Retired



Scott Kelly

Attorney

SJK LAW LLC



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



Kim Murphy

Assistant Vice President- Health Solutions

Aon



Mike O’Brien

Tax Partner

Deloitte



John K. Pudelski

Global Technology Manager – Industrial Products

The Lubrizol Corporation



Carmen Román

Human Resources Business Partner

Cleveland Clinic



Chelsea Smith

Attorney

Tucker Ellis LLP



Becky Truelson

Partner

Ernst & Young LLP



Maribeth Weber

Executive Director

JPMorgan Chase Bank



Lance Wilson

Director of Engineering & Quality

Alloy Bellows and Precision Welding