Founding Board

Founding Chair (2016-2021)
Joseph M. Shafran
Chairman and CEO
Paran Management Company
2720 Van Aken Blvd. #200, Cleveland, OH 44120
https://www.paranmgt.com

Founding Board Member (2016 -2021)
Howard Thompson
Senior Director, Business Growth and Development
Greater Cleveland Partnership, Business Growth Services
1240 Huron Rd. E, Suite 300, Cleveland, OH 44115
https://www.gcpartnership.com/

Board Chair (2021)
Carlos M. Grodsinsky, PhD
Chief Operating Officer and Sr. Vice President of Technology
ZIN Technologies
6745 Engle Rd., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
https://www.zin-tech.com/

Board Member (2021)
Tom Chema
The Gateway Group
1701 E 12th St. #504, Cleveland, OH, 44114-3203
http://gatewaygroupohio.com/

Founding Executive Director (ex-officio) (2017-2021)
Stuart C. Mendel, PhD
2000 Aerospace Parkway
Brook Park, Ohio 44142
https://www.linkedin.com/in/stuart-c-mendel/

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