Founder & CEO
Education: The Ohio State University, bachelor’s degree; Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, doctorate in law
First Job: Entrepreneur; founded several CLE businesses while in college and law school
Greatest Inspiration: I have been inspired by dozens of the world’s greatest public and school librarians, who are the most trusted resources and lifelines to communities.
How I Motivate Others: By example. Our teams know I am interested in everything that touches or impacts our partners and those they serve.
Best Advice: The harder you work, the luckier you get.
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Develop healthy eating and exercise routines.
Fun Fact: I organized and led an Around-the-World Auto race of antique autos in 1976 as an official U.S. celebration to commemorate the U.S. Bicentennial. The tour recreated the Great Race of 1908 that came through Downtown Cleveland.