Staff

The GCFC has a small but mighty staff, dedicated to the organization’s mission to bring jobs and economic impact to Greater Cleveland through a thriving film and media production industry.

Bill Garvey, President
p: 216-499-3911
e: [email protected]

Click here to schedule an Info Interview ZOOM with Bill for questions regarding:

  • Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit
  • Production Jobs
  • Filming Locations, Best Practices & Resources

For career advice, please also EMAIL YOUR RESUME in advance of the scheduled zoom.

Seema Jayaswal, Chief Operating Officer
p: 216-499-3914
e: [email protected]

Lowell Perry, Jr., Chief Diversity Officer, Vice President Corporate & Community Engagement
p: 216-499-3915
e: [email protected]

email to schedule an Info Interview ZOOM with Lowell for questions regarding:

  • Annual Event Sponsorship
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion / Opportunities
  • Speaking Engagements / Presentations
  • Organizational Development
  • Advice on Acting & the Business of Filmmaking & Entrepreneurship

Mike Wendt, Production Coordinator
p: 216-499-3912
e: [email protected]

Click here to schedule an Info Interview with Mike for questions regarding:

  • Local/national production updates, unions, permits
  • Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit
  • Utilizing/registering for GCFC’s crew, vendor, and location databases

Maria Rouzzo, Workforce Development Manager
p: 216-499-3913
e: [email protected]

Click here to schedule an Info Interview with Maria for questions regarding:

  • Career, internship, and job shadow opportunities
  • Workshops and training
  • Resume and networking advice
  • Joining a new NEO Veterans in Media & Entertainment chapter
  • Staying in the loop (and sharing) upcoming community events
  • GCFC speaking to high schools, colleges, libraries, career fairs, etc.

Juli Johnson Piller, Development & Communications Manager
p: 216-499-3916
e: [email protected]