About BW

Board of Trustees

Charles E. Rotuno '86 - Chair
Wooster, Ohio
President and CEO, OEConnection

Christopher M. Zito '80 - Secretary
Rocky River, Ohio
President, Zito Insurance Agency, Inc.

Daniel C. Hagen '77 - Assistant Secretary
Brecksville, Ohio
Partner, Jones Day law firm; chair of the firm's employee benefits and executive compensation practice

Lee Thomas '76 - Treasurer
Gates Mills, Ohio
Retired managing partner, Ernst & Young

Stephen W. Boesel '68
Baltimore, Md. and Sarasota, Fla.
Retired vice president, T. Rowe Price Associates

Donald W. Bogus '69
Williamsburg, Va. 
Retired president, Noveon, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Lubrizol Corporation

George Boyer '51
Jamestown, R.I.
Retired limited partner, Goldman Sachs & Company; BW's longest tenured board member (since 1969); and BW endowment manager

Paul H. Carleton '70
Shaker Heights, Ohio
Managing partner, Carleton McKenna & Co., LLC

Willard E. Carmel '52
Bay Village, Ohio
Registered principal and financial advisor, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.; former chairman and CEO, McDonald Investments

Paul Clark '81
Shaker Heights, Ohio
Regional president of Cleveland, PNC Bank

Pamela Dunn Connolly '71
Longboat Key, Florida
Retired attorney and corporate counsel, Wal-Mart Stores in Bentonville, Arkansas

Robin C. Cottingham '79 and '96
University Heights, Ohio
Senior vice president and RISC officer, KeyBank's National Banking Group

Tim Cowen '80
Ashland, Ohio
President, Cowen Truck Line

Ryan R. Cross '97
Bratenahl, Ohio
Vice president and campaign director for institutional relations, University Hospitals

James Miller Davidson '58
Devon, Pa. 
Retired managing partner, Davidson Investment Counselors; president and CEO, Davidson Trust Company

Richard Desich
Bay Village, Ohio
Vice president and co-founder, Equity Trust Company; president of Equity Trust's brokerage affiliate, ETC Brokerage Services 

Agnes P. Dover '76
Washington, D.C.
Partner, Hogan Lovells; director of the firm's government contracts practice group

Lutul D. Farrow '98
Strongsville, Ohio
M.D. and assistant professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute; member, Cleveland Clinic Sports Health; team physician, Cleveland Browns; head team physician, Brunswick High School

Gina D. France
Medina, Ohio
President & CEO, France Strategic Partners LLC

Bennett Gaines '75
Richfield, Ohio
Senior vice president, corporate services, and chief information officer, FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.

John Hoyt '67
Allison Park, Pa.
President of Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates, Inc.; clinical professor of critical care medicine, University of Pittsburgh

John Kropf '65
Orrville, Ohio
Senior partner, Kropf, Wagner, Lutz & VanSickle LLP

Debra Lyons '94
Ashland, Ohio
Retired chief human resources officer, Westfield Group

Nora T. Mahoney '10
Cleveland, Ohio
Associate counsel, Carleton, McKenna and Company, LLC

David F. Martin
Lakeside, Ohio
Retired senior pastor, Rocky River United Methodist Church

Wade I. Massad '89
Rocky River, Ohio
Co-managing partner, principal owner and co-founder, Cleveland Capital Management, LLC

Randell McShepard '86
Beachwood, Ohio
Vice president of community affairs, RPM, Inc.; founder PolicyBridge

Edward Napoleon, Jr. '75
Strongsville, Ohio
Retired principal, Ernst & Young LLP

Peter V. Neffenger '77
Alexandria, Va. 
Retired vice admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, and managing principal, Neffenger Consulting LLC

Steven M. Nobil '69
Aurora, Ohio
Managing partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP; co-founder, Millisor & Nobil Co., LPA

Paul E. Pendleton
Sagamore Hills, Ohio
President, Pendleton Enterprises; executive director, Ohio Council for Academic Excellence; adjunct faculty member at several universities

Vincent K. Petrella '82
Westlake, Ohio
Senior vice president, CFO and treasurer, Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

Mark H. Summers '75
Avon Lake, Ohio
COO and managing director, MAI Wealth Advisors, LLC; retired senior managing director, Key Corp.

William B. Summers, Jr. '72
Rocky River, Ohio
CEO, McDonald Investments; member of the board of directors, New York Stock Exchange; and chairman, NASDAQ Stock Market Board of Directors

Elizabeth Mayer Swailes '65
Oxford, Ohio
Restaurant, real estate and retirement community entrepreneur; musician

Donna Zapis Thomas '84
Rocky River, Ohio
Director, Rockport Retirement Community and Harbor Court Retirement Community

James A. Thomas '59
Los Angeles, Calif.
Chairman and CEO, Thomas Properties Group LLC; former owner, NBA's Sacramento Kings

Floyd A. Trouten '80
Strongsville, Ohio
Director, Barnes Wendling CPAs, Inc. 

Michael A. Vadini '83
Charlotte, N.C.
Founder and chairman, SignUpGenius.com and Torus Sphere Inc. 

Thomas Waltermire
Green, Ohio
Chairman of the board, Vadxx Energy

Susan Zanetti '91
Bay Village, Ohio
Senior specialty sales associate, Promius Pharma 

Chris Zito '80
Rocky River, Ohio 
President, Zito Insurance Agency, Inc.