President & CEO
The Cleveland Foundation
Education: Johns Hopkins University, master’s degree
Greatest Inspiration: The civil rights movement
How I Motivate Others: By respecting them and allowing them to be creative and have autonomy
Best Advice: Be true to your values, always
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Our polarized nation, which prevents us from being the world leader we need to b
Important Lesson Learned: It is not just what you say but how you say it and when you say it.
Most Important Skill: Listening to others and really hearing them
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: There is no success without taking risks.
Hobby/Passion: Bringing advanced energy to the Midwest
Bucket List: Becoming fluent in Spanish