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.

Tim Birch, Chair, Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, Operations and Technology
PlayhouseSquare

Tracy Anderson
Special Assistant to the Mayor
City of Cleveland

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

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

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

Anthony “TJ”¬†DiSanto
Vice President
The Ancora Group

James Donchess
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Elizabeth Faler
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland

Terrence P. Fergus
President
FSM Capital Management, LLC

Robert Gilmore
Partner
Kohrman Jackson Krantz

John Goodman
Senior Managing Director
McDonald Partners

Leslie Graf
Vice President of Finance & Administration
Destination Cleveland

Amy Haught
Owner/Investor
HDS Properties

Robert Kneen
Owner
Skye Bistro Restaurant
Best Western Lawnfield Inn and Suites

Mike Koslen
Associate
Jones Day

Frederic Lahey
Program Director
Cleveland State University School of Film & Media Arts

Sarah Melamed

Lisa Mullin Federico

Carol Oppenheim

Charles “Charlie” Price
Counsel – Litigation
Eaton Corp.

Matt Reville
Chief Operating Officer
Consolidated Solutions

Dennis Roche
President
Dennis Roche & Associates

Ivan Schwarz
Former GCFC President

David St. Pierre
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Legacy Capital Partners

Drew Stelzer *
Client Executive
Schauer Group

Tricia Tomko*
Director of Finance
Falls Communications

Jon Wagner *
Wealth Management Advisor, Senior Vice President
Merrill Lynch

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