Our Team

Team VeloSano

The VeloSano team are proud staff members within Cleveland Clinic’s Philanthropy Institute.

 



Founders and Co-Chairs



We are forever grateful to our Co-Chairs: John Saada – Partner, Jones Day (left) and Paul Dolan – Chairman and CEO, Cleveland Indians (center), as well as the Founders of VeloSano: Donna and Stewart Kohl – Co-CEO, The Riverside Company (right).

Honorary Co-Chairs

John Anderson

WKYC Channel 3; Morning Show Anchor
 
Mrs. Norma Lerner
The Lerner Foundation

Steering Committee Members

Special Thanks to our Steering Committee members for their valued support and guidance:
 
Phil Alexander
Brandmuscle
CEO


Greg Avis
Summit Partners
Co-Founder


Antoinette Bacon
Attorney

Bill Berardino
Metro Lexus | Lexus of Akron-Canton
Vice President


Brian Bolwell, MD, FACP
Cleveland Clinic
Chairman, Taussig Cancer Institute and VeloSano Medical Chair


Mark Brandt
RSM US LLP
Director, Private Equity, Ohio


Aeron Burns
Lilly Oncology
Cancer Center Site Director


Kara Carter
JumpStart, Inc.
Solutions Partner


Loren Chylla
Adcom
Partner, Executive VP, Media Services


Michael Coburn
Nestle USA
Head of Customer Facing Supply Chain


Joanne Cohen
Cleveland Clinic
Executive Director, Art Program


Ronnie Collins
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Director of Sales & Marketing


Chandler Converse
CBRE
Managing Director


Debbie Donley
Vocon
Owner


Dave Doren
Cleveland Clinic
Owner's Representative - Buildings and Properties


Peter Dougherty
Merrill Lynch
Senior Vice President


Don Dreier
Donley's
Executive Vice President


Caroline El Sanadi
Diamsome Pharmaceuticals
Senior Scientist


Hiroyuki Fujita, PhD
Quality Electrodynamics (QED)
Founder, President & CEO


Bryan Furlong
KPMG
Director, Investment Business Operations


Samir Ghousheh
Consultant

Tom Hileman
Hileman Group
President


Andy Jones
MCPc
CEO


Steve Jones, MD, FACS
Cleveland Clinic
President Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals and Family Health Centers


Joshua Klarfeld
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Partner


Denise Kramer
Zack Bruell Events
Media Marketing


Jim LaRose
House of LaRose
President and Chief Operating Officer


Bill Leonard
Oswald Companies
EVP


Matt Litzler
C.A. Litzler Co.
President


Scot Lowry
Fathom
CEO


Craig Manchen
Retired Former Owner (Highland Group Industries)

Valarie McCall
City of Cleveland
Chief of Government & Internal Affairs


Francois McGillicuddy
Fox Sports Ohio
SVP & General Manager


Linda McHugh
Cleveland Clinic
Chief Human Resource Officer


Bill Mulligan
Primus Capital
Managing Director


Jen Neundorfer
flashstarts
Co-Founder, CFO/COO


Len Pagon
Next Sparc LLC
CEO


Larry Pollock
Lucky Stars Partners LLC
Managing Partner


Tim Richards
Cleveland's New 102 WDOK-FM
Morning Show Co-Host


Mark Ross
PwC
Partner


Renee Singley
The Lerner Foundation
Executive Assistant to Mrs. Norma Lerner


Mitch Thompson
Squire Patton Boggs
Partner


Rodney Twells
Compass Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Financial Advisor


Jacob VanSickle
Bike Cleveland
Executive Director


Steve Viny
Envision Waste Services LLC
CEO


Jerry Warsaw
SureSite Consulting Group, LLC
President


Morris Wheeler
Drummond Road Capital
Founder & Principal


Keith Williams
ESPN Cleveland
Vice President


Congratulations and thank you VeloSano Steering Committee and Team VeloSano for making this opportunity available. It’s been a blessing in my life.

Jason R.