Our Volunteers

Minds Matter of Cleveland is a volunteer driven organization.   Our team is comprised of 195 volunteers who represent 50 different companies in Northeast Ohio, including The Sherwin-Williams Company, KeyBank, Rosetta, PNC, Ernst & Young and many more.

Executive Team

Chad Arthur Hartup , President – UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Brent Shelley, Executive Vice President – Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Ashish Galhotra, Executive Vice President -  The Sherwin-Williams Company

Meredith Shoop, Senior Vice President of Academics – Littler Mendelson

Candice Kinn, Senior Vice President of Programs – Deloitte

Steve Butler, Senior Vice President of Operations – Westfield Insurance

Matthew Gerlach, Finance – FirstMerit Bank

Judy Merzbach, Fundraising – Hawken School

Lauren Trego – Marketing and Communications – Rosetta Marketing, LLC

Isharon Reynolds, Volunteer Recruitment – The MetroHealth System

Brittney Howard, Student Affairs – AFSCME Ohio Council 8

Amanda Davis, Student Affairs – The Legal Aid Society

Stephanie Magnani, Student Affairs - The Sherwin-Williams Company

Jeremy O’Reilly, Mentors – Evergreen Resources

Mike Jones, Mentors – Key Bank Capital Markets

Karan Dara, Mentors – Accenture

Matthew Koepke, Summer Programs – KeyBank

Jesse Hernandez, College Admissions – Cuyahoga Arts & Culture

Thommy Butchko, Volunteer Retention – Thompson Hine LLP

Candra Gill, Associate Dean of Academics – Rosetta Marketing, LLC

Angela Gindlesperger, Session Management – Starbucks

Nina Dale, Administrative Assistant

Board Members

Sam Gerace, Chair – Veritix

Justin Dailey, Treasurer – PNC

Dolores “Lola” Garcia Prignitz, Secretary — Jones Day

Robert Falls, Director — Falls Communications

Peter Kelly, Director — Baldwin-Wallace University

Rickey Shyne, Director — NASA

Suzanne Trihas, Director — Eaton

Derran Wimer, Director — Summit Education Initiative

Joel Baxter, Director — The Sherwin-Williams Company

Tony Love, Director – ForestCity

Ann Conrad, Director – Baldwin-Wallace University

Erica Yesko, Director – Veritix

Paul Elliott, Director – Rosetta Marketing Group