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Cleveland Chapter In-Person Event | Selecting, Attracting and On-boarding Great Private Company Board Members
The Union Club | Grand Ballroom
1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Tuesday, November 09, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Category: Cleveland

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Pacific)
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Mountain)
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM (Central)
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM (Eastern)


Please note that this is an in-person only event. Registration is required. 

$30 Member Registration
$30 Member Guest Registration

Cleveland Founder guest registration is complimentary.



Come hear what the Cleveland PDA is doing to support private companies in Northeast Ohio through engaged and expert board governance. Network with current and prospective members from a wide range of industries.

Thank you to our National and Gold Chapter Sponsors!



Lee Ann Howard
Howard & O’Brien Executive Search

Lee Ann Howard, the founder of Howard & O’Brien Executive Search, where a majority of her time is spent on executive search assignments and serving on boards of directors. Lee Ann was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and has received many awards and honors, including the National Association of Women Business Owners Top Ten Award in Northeast Ohio, the Athena Award, and the Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service.


John Park
Westfield Bank

Jon Park, founding CEO of Westfield Bank, a Medina-based top 50 US property casualty insurer. Jon has been a director of 8 private companies and 7 community organizations over 24 years with 20 years of experience providing economic outlook and insight presentations to various groups.  


Brian Gale
I. D. Images

Brian Gale, Former President/CEO/Owner of ID Images, a greater Cleveland-based provider of printed labels that he recently sold to Sole Source Capital, a private equity firm. He is an author, speaker and active blogger with experience in management consultancy and investment banking.



Bill Koehler
Team NEO

As Chief Executive Officer of Team NEO, Bill Koehler is focused on seeing Northeast Ohio grow and thrive. With more than 20 years of banking experience behind him, Bill puts his knowledge and expertise to work as he collaborates with partners and others to attract new businesses and accelerate the impact of innovation in the region..