Board Members

GCFC is built on a foundation of enthusiastic board members who are committed to growing Cleveland's economy by building a sustainable, local film industry. The Film Commission's vision is strengthened by the support of these local leaders.

Robert F. Falls, Chair, Board of Directors
President & CEO 
Falls Communications

Tracy Anderson
Special Assistant to the Mayor
City of Cleveland

Tim Birch
Vice President of Retail Sales, Sponsorship & Technology

Shannon Blackwell
President and Chief Operating Officer
Zeisler Morgan Properties, Ltd

Robert Bryan 
Executive Director, TV & Video Services
Cuyahoga Community College

Brent M. Buckley*
Managing Partner 
Buckley King LPA

Marie Brilmyer*
Director, Private Company Services
Cohen & Co.

Richard Clark
Executive Vice President, Trustee & Secretary 
John P. Murphy Foundation

Jennifer Deutsch
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Energy Focus, Inc.

Frederick DiSanto
Chief Executive Officer
The Ancora Group

James Donchess
Associate General Counsel
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Steve Feldman
Managing Partner 
Ox Capital Partners

Terrence P. Fergus
FSM Capital Management, LLC

David Gilbert
Destination Cleveland & Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Sid Good
Good Marketing, Inc.

Vipin Gupta
Chief Information Officer

Sara Laskey, MD
Chief Experience Officer

Sarah Melamed
SK Melamed, LLC

Heath Monesmith
Vice President & Chief Counsel Litigation
Eaton Corporation

Kristen Morris
Chief Government and Community Relations Officer
The Cleveland Clinic

Lisa Mullin Federico

Matt Reville
Chief Operating Officer
Consolidated Solutions

Dennis Roche* 
Dennis Roche & Associates

Thomas Warren

Sheila Wright
Vice President 
The Good Community Foundation

Annette Zappala
Director, Regional Sales
United Airlines

Marcie Goodman, ex officio
Executive Director
Cleveland International Film Festival

* denotes Board Officer