Board of Directors Welcomes President of NEO’s Largest University

Todd Diacon of Kent State University joins Team NEO board The board of directors of Team NEO has appointed Kent State University President Dr. Todd Diacon to the organization’s board. Dr. Diacon brings specialized knowledge that will help Team NEO and its economic development partners address the workforce gap affecting the 18 counties of Northeast[…]

Team NEO Welcomes Three New Board Members

Brouse McDowell, ideastream and KPMG executives bring unique insights to Northeast Ohio’s business development efforts Team NEO board members appoint three leaders to the organization’s board: Eric Logan of KPMG LLP; Kevin E. Martin of ideastream; and Marc B. Merklin of Brouse McDowell LPA. Each of these executives brings specialized knowledge to the business development[…]

Team NEO Names Dr. Jodi Berg As Chairwoman of its Board of Directors; Organization Also Appoints Glenn Richardson to Board

Vitamix President and CEO Is First Female Board Chair for Team NEO Cleveland, Ohio – May 13, 2019 – The board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) has appointed as chairwoman Dr. Jodi Berg, president and CEO of Vitamix. The organization also appointed Glenn Richardson, managing director, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation, JobsOhio,[…]

Team NEO Welcomes Fifth Third Bank Leader to Its Board of Directors

Joe DiRocco is a proven champion of Northeast Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio – December 18, 2018 — Joe DiRocco, regional president of Fifth Third Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO). He joins a group of regional business leaders dedicated to advancing Northeast Ohio’s economy. At Fifth Third[…]

Corporate and Higher Education Leaders Join Team NEO’s Board of Directors

Lorain County Community College’s Ballinger, Hylant’s Riley and FirstEnergy’s Strah, Appointed Cleveland, Ohio – November 8, 2018 — The board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) appointed Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President for Lorain County Community College; Kimberly Riley, President of Hylant – Cleveland Office; and Steven Strah, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial[…]

Team NEO Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

Huntington Bank’s Nick Browning and Hunt Imaging’s Michael Stanek bring new insights to the board Cleveland, Ohio – May 7, 2018 — The board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) has appointed Nick Browning, president of the Akron Region for Huntington National Bank, and Michael E. Stanek, co-owner of Hunt Imaging LLC, to[…]

Team NEO Appoints Timken Company Executive to Its Board of Directors

Philip D. Fracassa joins organization’s Board Cleveland, Ohio – February 21, 2018 — The Board of Directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) has appointed Philip D. Fracassa, executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Timken Company, to the organization’s Board. He joins a group of regional business leaders dedicated to advancing Northeast[…]

Team NEO Names Robert C. Smith Chairman of the Board

Dynamic Leader to help guide organization The governing board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) announced today that Robert C. (Bob) Smith, Partner and Cleveland Market Leader of HPM Partners LLC, has assumed the role of chairman of its board of directors. He succeeds Jim Clay, Past Chairman & CEO of Westfield Group,[…]

Team NEO Adds New Board Member to its Board of Directors

Northeast Ohio Medical University Executive brings unique health care insights to organization’s board Cleveland, Ohio – August 3, 2017— The Board of Directors of Team NEO appointed Jay A. Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D., president of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), to the organization’s board. Dr. Gershen is the president of NEOMED and joins a group of[…]