Cuyahoga East Chamber Business Leadership Council

At the heart of our local Chamber Chapters are the Business Leadership Council members. These are members willing to volunteer their time serving in various visible roles, including chapter ambassadors, advocates, and local event coordinators. Business Leadership Council members are supporters of the organization’s mission, growth, and future development and may participate in biannual leadership meetings.

If you’re interested in joining the Business Leadership Council please email us at

Judith Banks
Braylon Health
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Ryan Barker
WhirlyBall Cleveland
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Bonny Bird
State Farm Insurance
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Faith Boone
Boone Logic
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John Bruyere
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe

Raquel Crawford 
The New RC Insurance
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Karen DiSanto
W.F. Hann & Sons

Joe Duffy
City of Maple Heights
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Meagan Gibson
Cuyahoga Community College
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Angela Hanna
Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists
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Lisa Hamilton
E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home

Nicole Harris
City of Warrensville Heights
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Joe Hewitt
Nature Stone

Mayor Benjamin Holbert, III
The Village of Woodmere
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Jackie Huggins Jones
Breaking Chains Inc.

Ilasha Jackson
Dollar Bank
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Peter Mihu
Spectrum Products

Rachelle A. Nieves
Highland Springs Hospital

Teresita Scott
First Federal Lakewood


Mayor David Smith
Village of North Randall

Chris Volle
JACK Thistledown Racino
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Aman Wilkerson
369 Benefits Group
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Cuyahoga East Chamber Board of Directors

From the ground up, the leadership of CuyEast Chamber will be those with authentic competence and a commitment to developing and executing a strategic vision and framework for successful advocacy.

Wayne Lawrence, Weiss Movers

Wayne has been president of a residential and commercial moving company serving Northeast Ohio for over 50 years. He currently serves as vice president for the Better Business Bureau of Greater Cleveland and board member for the Ohio Association of Movers. Wayne’s board affiliations in the past included the Warrensville Heights Area Chamber of Commerce, serving as chairman and treasurer, and past chairman for the Ohio Association of Movers. Wayne has also worked as executive director of the Beachwood Chamber of Commerce and president at the Beachwood Visitors Bureau.

Sheila Gibbons, FMS Business Solutions

Shiela has experience in organizational management, small business coaching, business development, and marketing. Her experience includes being the executive director of the Euclid Chamber of Commerce for over 11 years. Before that, she served as the executive director for the Shore Cultural Centre in Euclid.

Michael Gray, TechnologyXperts, Inc.

Michael is a sales and marketing leader in technology, telecommunications, data center, and information technology. He currently serves as board president for the Beachwood Chamber of Commerce and previously served as a board member and vice president. Micheal’s past board affiliations include the GSI Board for COSE/Greater Cleveland Partnership and a term as president for the Continuity Professionals of Ohio.

Cuyahoga East Chamber Staff

Steve Petti
Interim Executive Director

Kennedy Copeland
Marketing/Communications Content Creator

Julianna Clark
Member Engagement

Matt Barker
Website & Media Support