About BW

Board of Trustees

Agnes P. Dover '76 - Chair
Washington, D.C.
Senior counsel in the global regulatory practice group, Hogan Lovells, LLP

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

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

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

Gabe Adams '14
Cleveland, Ohio
Financial advisor and college unit director, Northwestern Mutual

Stan Ball '08
Cleveland, Ohio
Litigation counsel, Eaton Corporation

Duane Bishop '84
Naples, Fla.

Susan Bixler '72
Marietta, Ga.
President and CEO, Bixler Consulting Group

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
Retired principal and financial advisor, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.; former chairman and CEO, McDonald Investments

Paul Clark '81
Shaker Heights, Ohio
Retired regional president, 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
Retired 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 

Lutul D. Farrow '98
Bath, 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

David Jenkins '97
Westlake, Ohio
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Cleveland Browns

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

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

Christopher Lytle '72
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Founder, speaker and author, Instant Sales Training

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

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

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

Charles E. Rotuno '86
Wooster, Ohio
Executive Chairman, OEConnection

Malisse Sinito '88
Waite Hill, Ohio
President, Milennia Hospitality Group

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

William B. Summers, Jr. '72
Rocky River, Ohio
Retired 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
Retired restaurant, real estate and retirement community entrepreneur; musician

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

Thomas Waltermire
Green, Ohio
Chairman of the board, Collaborent, Inc.

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