Meet Our Team

Members of the University Hospitals Institutional Relations & Development Department can help your fulfill your philanthropic goals by identifying the cause, program or event that inspires you, helping you plan a gift that best suits your needs and objectives, and answering your tax-related or other questions.

We are grateful for the continued support of our many, many donors of gifts both large and small. Please feel free to contact us at 216-983-2200 or at .

Senior Leadership

Sherri Bishop
Sherri Bishop, Esq.

Chief Development Officer
216-844-0451

Simon Bisson
Simon Bisson

Vice President
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
216-844-5934

 
Sean Chamberlin
Sean Chamberlin

Vice President
Development Operations
216-844-0442

Ryan Cross
Ryan Cross

Vice President
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
216-844-0410

David Schrader
David Schrader

Vice President
Clinical Funding
216-844-0460

Debra Skriba
Debra Skriba

Vice President
Principal Gifts
216-844-0440

Directors

Brown
Michele Brown

Director
Donor Relations & Communications
216-844-0425

Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown

Director
Foundation Relations
216-844-0452

Christopher Burdon
Christopher Burdon

Director
Regional Development
UH St. John Medical Center
440-827-5066

Shannon Burke
Shannon Burke

Director
UH Seidman Cancer Center
216-844-0423

Chuck Cangelosi
Chuck Cangelosi

Director
Clinical Funding
216-844-0464

Patricia L. Fries, Esq., MBA
Patricia Fries, Esq., MBA

Director
Gift Planning
216-844-0430

Kimberly Gardner, MBA
Kimberly L. Gardner, MBA

Director 
Corporate Relations
216-844-0462

Char Harner
Charlene Harner

Director
Development Services
216-844-0435

Don Luscher, MBA
Don Luscher, MBA

Director
Regional Development
216-844-0450

Development Officers and Managers

Frank Ballish
Frank Ballish

Grants Officer
Corporate & Foundation Relations
216-844-0463

Jim Barnett
Jim Barnett

Senior Development Officer
Clinical Funding
216-844-5880

Alex Beach
Alexandra Beach, Esq.

Senior Gift Planning and Executive
Administration Officer
216-844-0432

Samantha E. Davison
Samantha E. Davison

Community Development Specialist
Strategic Community Initiatives
216-844-0424

Evelyn DiBello, MA
Evelyn DiBello, MA

Senior Development Officer
Clinical Funding
216-844-0429

Heidi Dougherty
Heidi Dougherty

Senior Community Development Specialist
Strategic Community Initiatives
216-844-5837

Amy Einhorn
Amy Einhorn

Senior Development Officer
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
216-844-5824

Leah Epstein
Leah Epstein

Manager
Development and Campaign Communications
216-844-0446

Marcia Ferguson
Marcia Ferguson

Executive Director
UH Parma Medical Center
440-743-4279

Tracey Frierson
Tracey Frierson

Manager
Prospect Management and Research
216-844-0453

Courtney Gonser
Courtney Gonser

Manager
Development Operations
216-844-5826

Shawn Gordon
Shawn Gordon

Executive Director/Senior Development Officer
UH Portage Medical Center
330-297-8801

Emilie Gottsegen
Emilie Gottsegen

Development Officer
UH Geauga Medical Center
440-285-6595

George Graham
George Graham

Development Officer
UH Seidman Cancer Center
216-844-5913

Jim Hofbauer
Jim Hofbauer

Development Officer
Clinical Funding
216-844-5821

Leah Hostetler
Leah Hostetler

Development Officer
Annual and Special Giving
216-844-5921

Sharon Klonowski
Sharon Klonowski

Senior Development Officer
Director, Circle of Friends
216-844-0417

Debbie Lewis
Debbie Lewis

Senior Development Officer and Manager
Strategic Community Initiatives
216-844-0418

Kate Lewis
Kate Lewis

Manager
Annual and Special Giving
216-844-5866

Marta Liscynesky Kelleher
Marta Liscynesky-Kelleher, Esq., MBA

Senior Gifts Planning Officer
Gift Planning
216-844-7912

Matthew Long
Matthew Long

Development Officer
Corporate Relations
216-844-0447

Claudia Lozano
Claudia Lozano

Development Officer and Manager
Gift Planning
216-844-0433

Megan Massacci
Megan Massacci

Development Officer
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
216-286-6743

Jeanne McMahon
Jeanne McMahon

Senior Community Development Specialist
Strategic Community Initiatives
216-844-0413

Geraldine Medoro
Geraldine Medoro

Development Officer
Annual and Special Giving
216-286-6991

Laurel A.Misiolek
Laurel A. Misiolek

Manager
Stewardship and Donor Relations
216-844-0439

Michelle Mulchin
Michelle Mulchin

Senior Development Officer
UH Ahuja Medical Center
216-593-5446

Leslie Piovesan
Leslie Piovesan

Development Officer
UH Seidman Cancer Center
216-844-5926
leslie.piovesan@uhhospitals.org

Laurie Somerville
Laurie Somerville

Senior Principal Gifts Officer
Harrington Discovery Institute
216-844-5817

Sarah Stilgenbauer
Sarah Stilgenbauer, MNO

Grants Officer
Foundation & Corporate Relations
216-844-5875

Patricia Swenson
Patricia Swenson

Senior Development Officer
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
216-844-0412

Theodora Wolf
Theodora Wolf

Senior Development Officer
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's and UH MacDonald Women's Hospitals
216-844-0443

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