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
PlayhouseSquare

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
President
FSM Capital Management, LLC

David Gilbert
President
Destination Cleveland & Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Sid Good
President
Good Marketing, Inc.

Carl J. Grassi
President
McDonald Hopkins, LLC

Vipin Gupta
Chief Information Officer
KeyBank

Sara Laskey, MD
Chief Experience Officer
MetroHealth

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* 
President
Dennis Roche & Associates

Thomas Warren
Partner 
BakerHostetler

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