Meet the Board Members

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

Executive Committee


Sean D. WengerSean D. Wenger, Chair

President, Manufacturing
Sean Wenger joined the UCP board in 2010 through an introduction from Business Volunteers Unlimited. Sean has taken an active role with the board and has served on the finance and governance committees. For the last few years, Sean has enjoyed participating in the Cleveland Triathlon as a member of “Team Niko”. Sean holds a MBA from Case Western Reserve University and lives on the West Side of Cleveland with his wife Katie and son Alec.


Brian Padden, Vice Chair

Vice President, Sales
The Sherwin-Williams Company






Jeffrey D. MinnickJeffrey D. Minnick, Treasurer

Director of Operational Accounting
Swagelok Corporation
Jeff Minnick joined the UCP board in 2008 after witnessing the exceptional service and care his daughter received at the agency.  Professionally, Jeff works for Swagelok Company in Solon Ohio.  At Swagelok, Jeff has held various management positions in Finance, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain.  Jeff holds a Mechanical Engineering degree as well as an MBA from the University of Akron.  In his spare time Jeff can be seen training around his neighborhood in Broadview Heights for the triathlon!


Stacey Johnson

Stacey Johnson, Secretary

Vice President, Sr. Relationship Manager
Huntington National Bank





Jennifer Berlin

President & CEO
Ullman Oil Company

ClarkPaul Clark

Regional President
PNC Bank

Matthew CoxMatthew R. Cox

Cox Consulting Group LLC


dave eatonDavid Eaton

Vice President Credit Officer
Fifth Third Bank


EllmanKevin Ellman

Vice President of US Operations
Oatey Company

Christopher G. Furey, MD

Associate Professor & Orthopaedic Director, Chief Surgeon
The Spine Institute of University Hospitals

Ethan Hendrickx

Area Vice President
Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.

Julie Jackson

Director of Rehabilitation Business Unit
Invacare Corporation

Chip JosephCharles H. Joseph, III.

Executive Director
Y-Haven of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland

David Lavelle

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments

MaraldoMichael Maraldo

Regional Vice President of Operations
Giant Eagle, Inc.

Robert W. MaysRobert W. Mays

Senior Director of Regenerative Medicine
Athersys, Inc.

Michael S. McMahonMichael S. McMahon

Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
KeyBanc Capital Markets

Dave PamerDavid Pamer

Executive Vice President, Sales
Kichler Lighting

Kevin J. Riley

Vice President
Weber Wood Medinger





Michael P. Shiplett

Senior Vice President, Ohio Commercial Banking
Citizens Bank


Gordon Short

global X






Stacey Headshot 2014Lee M. Stacey

President & CEO
McGowan Insurance







Art Thomson

Administrator, Digestive Disease Institute
Cleveland Clinic


Joe WilliamsJoe Williams

Electrolock, Inc.