If you are interested in joining our Governance Board or Associate Board, please contact Alison Black, Executive Director, at ablack@americascorescleveland.org.

Our Board Chair

Christian was elected Chair of the Board of Directors in August 2022. He is a Deputy General Auditor within KeyCorp’s Risk Review Group, providing leadership of KeyCorp’s Technology, Cyber Security, Operations, and Enterprise Risk Management audit teams.  Prior to joining KeyCorp, Christian served as Director of Internal Audit at both AmTrust Bank and First Place Bank.  Christian began his career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he spent six years in the firm’s Cleveland office.

Christian is an active member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and a member of KeyCorp’s Executive Council.  He is a graduate of the American Bankers Association’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking/Wharton Leadership program, and earned both his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from John Carroll University in University Heights, OH.  He is a CPA and holds his Certification in the Governance of Enterprise IT (GGEIT).

Governance Board

Christian TrudellBoard Chair
Senior Vice President, KeyCorp

Laura Mimura, Vice Chair
Vice President of Corporate Public Affairs, KeyBank

Jeff Boehling, Treasurer
JHB Solutions, LLC

Michele Sanchez, Secretary
Principal, Buhrer Dual Language Academy

Vincent Bell, CPA
Assurance Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Kevin Fentner
Director, Internal Audit, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Steve Friedman
Partner, Squire Patton Boggs LLP

David Gedeon
Sr. Manager International Tax, Eaton Corporation

Meredith Holt
VP of IDN Partnerships, AmerisourceBergen

Jason Lansdale
Supervisor, Provider Value Network, West Region, University Hospitals
Principal, Offside Marketing

Lyle Leavitt 
Senior VP, Reporting & Analytics Manager, New York Community/Ohio Savings Bank

Kuda Maposa
Sub-Region Product Management Leader, Progressive Insurance

Mairghread Mukeredzi, CPA
Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mason Oatey
Director, Digital Marketing, Oatey Company

Brandon Patton
Assistant Vice President, Health Solutions, Aon

Joseph Reines
Vice President – Portfolio Management, Renewable Energy Finance
The Huntington National Bank

Brett Schumacher
Director, Finance Transformation, KPMG, LLC

Scott Snider
President, Exit Planning Institute

Adam Zelwin
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Advisory Board

Gerard Banez, PhD
Program Director, Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program & Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, The Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital

Ruth Coffey
VP, Human Resources, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group

Brad Kostka
President, Roop & Co.

Thomas Ostrowski
Attorney, Tucker Ellis LLP

Brian Slife
Resident Managing Director, Aon Risk Solutions

Rita Tersigni Grabowski

Associate Board

Jordan Masters, Co-chair
IT Audit Manager, Controls & Analysis, Progressive Insurance

Andrew Vento, Co-chair
Manager, Merger & Acquisition, Avient Corporation

Josh Anderson
Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group

Kerry Barrett
Associate General Counsel, Cleveland Cavaliers

Brittany Belko
Events Manager, WTWH Media

Nick Buchta
Associate, Jones Day

Andrew Coccia
Teacher, Buckeye Elementary School

Scott Hong
Loan Originator, UMortgage

Paige Koerper-Wysocki
Marketing Manager, Exit Planning Institute

Vinnie Pierro
Senior Manager, Risky Advisory Services
Grant Thornton

Robby Perry
Audit Manager, KPMG LLP

Rita Rochford
Associate, Jones Day

Christopher Smith
Quality Consultant, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials

Gonzalo Villafan
Medical Assistant, Cleveland Clinic

Andrew Zager
Director of Finance, Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity