Associate Board

The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission Associate Board is comprised of individuals who aid the organization in achieving its mission to "measurably enhance the economy, image, and quality of life in the Greater Cleveland community by attracting and creating significant sporting events and activities." Associate Board members are passionate advocates of the Sports Commission and the City of Cleveland. Selected through a competitive process, the Associate Board meets quarterly and is responsible for developing and executing community programming and an annual fundraiser in partnership with the Sports Commission. For more information on the Associate Board, please contact Rachael Stentz-Baugher.

To be considered for membership on the Associate Board, please download and complete the application.

Associate Board Members

Erica Aber

Spero-Smith Investment Advisors

Corey James

Cleveland Cavaliers

Jeff Bacon

Mid-American Conference

Rick Jamieson

Longbow Research

John Banks

Crain's Cleveland Business

John Kane

Ancora Advisors

Eric Brooks

Proforma ASAP

Tom Kelsey

Hylant Group

Brian Carney


Todd Lancaster

Oswald Companies

Rachel Ciomcia

Cleveland Leadership Center

Marty Mordarski

Positive Coaching Alliance

Kevin Connor

Suprerior Beverage

Mark Owens

Skylight Financial Group

John Coughlin

Gilbane Building Company

Stan Prybe 

Ulmer & Berne LLP

Nancy Desmond

Cleveland Metroparks

Nick Reif

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Spencer Dieken


Joe Roszak

Cleveland Metroparks

Courtney Foster


Dr. Paul Saluan

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health

Anson Hall

ESPN Cleveland

Michael Skolaris

WF Hann & Sons

Jennifer Hart

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz

Josh Studzinski

University Hospitals

Jason Hess

Physicians Medical Transport

Tom Welsh

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Evelyn Holmer

Ulmer & Berne LLP

Jonathon Whittlesey

Squire Patton Boggs