Board of Directors

Agency Leadership

Board of Directors

Julie Jackson, Chair
Michael D. Maraldo, Vice Chair
Lee M. Stacey, Secretary
Stacey M. Johnson, Treasurer

David S. Banas
Michael G. Caputo
Paul Clark
Matthew R. Cox
Marianne Crosley
Jacqueline L. Dalton
Amy Davin
Arthur N. DePompei
David W. Eaton

Kevin Ellman
Bryan H. Falk
Christopher G. Furey, M.D.
Alfonso Hinojosa
Joshua M. Holden
Tinisyha Holmes
Michele L. Hoza
Shaun Hughes
Nathan Hui
Thomas L. Jenkins
Chip Joseph
Scott Kelly
James P. Marra
Michael Obi
Brian E. Padden

David Pamer
Robert Pelles
Michael Rapaport
Kevin J. Riley
Christopher Rininger
Carmen Roman
Scott R. Schroeder
Michael P. Shiplett
Michael Washington
Maribeth Weber
Lance J. Wilson
Di Xu

Michael S. McMahon

Agency Leadership

Patricia S. Otter
President & CEO

Andrew Kruse, CESP
Associate Director of OakLeaf Services

Beth A. Lucas, MNA
Chief Operations Officer

Matthew Natole, MBA
Director of Finance & Administration

Paul J. Soprano, MA
Director of OakLeaf Services

Intesar A. Taye, OTR/L
Director of LeafBridge Services

Bob Taylor, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources


The agency mission is to empower children and adults with disabilities to advance their independence, productivity and inclusion in the community.


To be the premier provider of life span services to individuals with disabilities to afford them equal opportunities in daily living, work and community settings. They will live happy, healthy and enriched lives.

Charlie & Adhyay



Thank You to our Donors

Humanitatrian’s Circle $20,000+

Arconic Foundation
Bureau of Worker’s Compensation
The Cleveland Foundation

Community Fund Management Foundation
The Ohio Elks N.E. Association
David H. & Barbara M. Jacobs Foundation

Medical Mutual of Ohio
The Nordson Corporation Foundation
Ohio Department of Transportation

William J. & Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation
The Thomas Piraino & Barbara McWilliams Family Foundation
United Way of Greater Cleveland

Leadership Society’s Circle $10,000+

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Barber
Eva L. & Joseph M. Bruening Foundation
Fairmount Santrol Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Christopher G. Furey

Mr. and Mrs. David Lavelle
The Catherine L. & Edward A. Lozick Foundation
Lubrizol Corporation
Mike’s Kids

Oatey Company
Michael and Patricia Otter
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Pamer
Robert H. Reakirt Foundation

RG Barber Consultants, CPAs
Wells Fargo
The Thomas H. White Foundation

Pacesetter’s Circle $5,000+

Mr. Daniel M. Bell
Berman Family Charitable Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Caputo
Citizens Bank
The Cleveland Automobile Club Orphans’ Outing Fund
Cleveland Door Controls, Inc.
Community Foundation of Lorain County
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Eaton Corporation Charitable Fund
Exal Corporation
The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Brent R. Grover
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery A. Hastings
HSB Architects + Engineers, Inc.
The Huntington National Bank
JPMorgan Chase

Ms. Beth A. Lucas
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome J. Lucas
McGowan & Company, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. McMahon
The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. John Penza
Pinnacle Financial Strategies
The Reuter Foundation

The Sherwin-Williams Company
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland
Mr. and Mrs. Lee M. Stacey
The Swagelok Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Sean Wenger
Westfield Insurance
Wolf Family Foundation

Benefactor’s Circle $2,500+

ABA Insurance Services
AeroRepair, Corp.
Alloy Bellows & Precision Welding
Athersys, Inc.
The Banks-Baldwin Foundation
Dr. NE & JZ Berman Foundation
Beverage Distributors, Inc.
Cleveland Clinic
Ms. Marianne Crosley and Mr. Tim Clements
D. G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.
Discount Drug Mart, Inc. Store #41
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Ellman
Fifth Third Bank
Forest City Realty Trust

Giant Eagle, Inc.
Goldberg Kohn Ltd.
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Heidelberg Distributing Company
Mr. and Mrs. Ethan Hendrickx
Hickman & Lowder Co., LPA
Mr. and Mrs. Joshua M. Holden
Mr. Andrew and Dr. Megan Kruse
House of LaRose
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hoza
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Hui
Hyland Software, Inc.
Invacare Corporation
Ms. Julie Jones

Lakewood Elks Lodge #1350
Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Maraldo
Mr. and Mrs. James P. Marra
David and Inez Myers Foundation
Mr. Joshua Nathanson
Ohio Arts Council
The O’Neill Brothers Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Padden
Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Pentecost
Ms. Kelly Pollak
Mr. Richard T. Prasse
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rapaport
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Ravas
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Rininger

Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Shiplett
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Short
Spectrum Global Solutions, LLC
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Spicuzza
Stout, Risius, Ross, Inc.
Superior Beverage Group
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
Tucker Ellis LLP
Ms. Virginia Uhas
Ver-A-Fast By the Hand Foundation
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLP
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Weber

President’s Circle $1,000+

The Alpha Group
Alpha P&C
Dr. and Mrs. Gil Van Bokkelen
Dr. and Mrs. Ryan K. Berglund
Mr. Mike Bovenzi
Ms. Julie Brandle
Mr. Addison Carbone
Cleveland Communications
Dr. John D. Clough
Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Duvin
David and Beth Eaton
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Falk
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew T. Fertal

Dr. and Mrs. Steven Fitzgerald
Mr. John D. Fitzpatrick
Gibson Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fraser
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Guenther
Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Hinojosa
Richard Horvitz and Erica Hartman-Horvitz Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Jackson
Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Mr. Scott Kelly and Dr. Amanda Weiss-Kelly
Ms. Kathleen Kordeleski
Mr. David Landever and Mrs. Keely O’Bryan
Mr. and Mrs. Neal P. Lavelle
Mr. Ken Marous
Dr. and Mrs. Matig R. Mavissakalian

Mr. and Mrs. Terrence R. Mee
Ms. Stephanie Miller
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Oatey
Mr. and Mrs. Jon Harris Outcalt, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Steven M. Pamer
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick M. Pastore
Mr. Pat Ploucha
Progressive Insurance Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Ptasznik
Mr. and Mrs. Justin J. Roberts
Mr. and Mrs. Israel Roman
Mr. David Ryan
Mr. and Mrs. Adam T. Schneier
Amy and Dave Shute
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Silverman

Skoda, Minotti & Company
Ms. Jean A. Smith
Mr. Paul J. Soprano
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Spicuzza
Ms. Intesar Taye
Tegna Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Christian Tracey
Mr. James Vasey
Vendors Giving Back
Mr. Bojie Wang and Ms. Di Xu
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Weingart
The S. K. Wellman Foundation
Mr. Kurtis S. Wetzel
Ms. Beryl H. Younkin
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Zitzner

Executive’s Circle $500+

ABCO Fire Protection, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Avarello
Ms. Moreen D. Bailey Frater
Ms. Colleen Bennett
Mrs. Elane Better
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Brandt
James A. Carney Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Ciuni
Cleveland State University
Mr. Tom Cully
Elyria Eks Lodge #465 BPOE
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Fedak
FirstEnergy Corporation
Mr. Robert Fletcher and Mrs. Mary Verdi-Fletcher
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Frost

Mr. Michael A. Gasser
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Gerber
Global Technical Recruiters
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce G. Hearey, Esq.
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Herrick
InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center Cleveland
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jenkins
Mr. Kevin Johnson
KeyBank Foundation
Mr. Andrew Koonce and Mrs. Tania Younkin
Mr. Edward J. Koster
Mr. and Mrs. Mark E. Lipstreu
Ms. Juanita Locker
Mr. Michael E. Longmore
Mr. John McLandrich
Ms. Keri November

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Patton
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pelles
Mr. and Mrs. Rakesh Ramchandran
Ms. Monit Rosendale
Ms. Rochelle Rosian
Mr. and Mrs. Nick V. Rosian
Mr. Biaggio Russo
Sangree Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Santelli
Ms. Gretchen Schuler
Scripps Howard Foundation
SIGMA Engineering Group Inc.
Mr. Raj Sindwani and Mrs. Sangeeta Prakash
Sirva Mortgage, Inc.
Mr. Phil Slaght
Mr. Michael A. Slama

Ms. Cathleen R. Soprano
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Srsen
Mr. and Mrs. Sean Stack
Mrs. Laurene Sweet
Mr. Scott Thomas
Ms. Kim Taraba
Mr. Dennis Walsh
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Washington
Barb and Tom Wheatley
Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr.
WKYC-TV, Channel 3
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Woods
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Zoller

Sustainer’s Circle $250+

Dr. and Mrs. Samir Ahuja
Akron Children’s Hospital
Mr. Dave Baker
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Ms. Marie Banks
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Barlin
Mr. Bob Beesley
Ms. Rebecca J. Bennett
Mr. Don Bensman
Mr. Nicholas Brown
Ms. Marie Broz
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Burg
Eileen M. Burkhart & Co., LLC
Cleveland Fire Fighters Association
Mr. Richard N. Cox
Ms. Jacqueline L. Dalton
Ms. Amy Davin and Mr. Jim Murphy
Mr. Louie Descent
Ms. Colleen DiSanto
Dr. and Mrs. Morris S. Dixon, Jr.
Elyria Firefighters Local 474
Mr. Gerald Fabich
Mr. Gregory Featsent
Mr. Jef Fowler
Mr. James T. Fox

Mr. Peter Franz
Ms. Christina Frygier
Dr. Joseph G. Furey
Ms. Courtney Gagnon
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell L. Given
Mr. Nathaniel T. Goldfinger
Mr. Andres Gonzalez
Greg Murray Photography
Mr. Bill Grodnin
Mr. Theodore A. Gullia, Jr.
Mrs. Gina Gunning
Mr. John Hawkins
Ariel Hayes
Mr. and Mrs. Marc A. Hays
Ms. Lynn Heiligenthal-Showalter
Mr. and Mrs. Jody Herzog
Mr. and Mrs. John Horrigan
Ms. Alishia Hussain
Mr. Edward J. Karkalik
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Koonce
Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Kostoff
Ms. Steph Kremer
Mr. Matthew H. Kress
Ms. Linda M. Powers Kunze
Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon F. LaBrake
Mr. John K. Lavelle
Ms. Lita Laven

Lawn Lad, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lindsley
Mr. Raymond Liu
Dr. Charlie Luther
Mr. John M. Macklin
Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel Malemud
Mr. and Mrs. Track Malone
Mr. Jack Marinelli
Ms. Susan L. Maroney
Ms. Lisa Marsh
Mr. Robert W. Mays
Ms. Maria Melacrinos
Mr. Peter L. Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew J. Natole
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Neubert
Mr. and Mrs. John Newman
Dr. Cliff Obiako
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Outcalt
Ms. Cheryl Perez
Platforms Beers, LLC
Dr. and Mrs. Tod R. Podl
Ms. Chelsae Poelking
Ms. Ashley Reeves
Ms. Molly Ritts
RMS Investment Corporation
Mr. Daniel P. Robinson

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio, Inc.
Mr. David Rowthorn
Mr. Mike Salvi
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Santoro
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin G. Sarb
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Schroeder
Ms. Jeanette Shlepr
Dr. Robert H. Silverman
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Snow
Mr. John Sprecher
Mr. Edmund Tallos and Dr. Mai Trieu
Mr. Frederick Terens
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tomich
Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry
Mr. Gery A. Trepczyk
Mr. Mark Trubiano
Mr. Ryan M. Vana
Mr. Julian Verkaaik
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Weil
Mr. Bill Welsh
Mr. David Welshhans
Mr. and Mrs. Lance Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. Steven M. Zabowski
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zdara

We strive to ensure accuracy in the list of donors. Please accept our apologies for any errors or omissions. If you have any questions or notice an error, please notify Emily Hastings, Events and Marketing Coordinator at

2018 Financial Overview

Support $1,011,751
United Way $123,938
Government Fees $8,027,623
Fees for Services $1,406,486
Investment Return Designated for Operations $500,000
TOTAL REVENUES $11,069,798
Special Events $229,324
Grants $585,105
United Way $123,938
Contributions $197,322
TOTAL $1,135,689
Special Events, net $229,324
Grants $585,105
United Way Services $123,938
Contributions $197,322
Total Support $1,135,689
Government fees $8,027,623
Fees for services $1,406,486
Total Revenues $9,434,109
Investment return designated for operations $500,000
Total Revenues and Support $11,069,798
LeafBridge Services $3,016,920
OakLeaf Services $5,230,880
Group Homes $1,400,916
Fundraising $492,410
Management and General $781,874
Total Expenses $10,923,000
Change in net assets from operations $146,798
Investment income $186,649
Realized and unrealized gains on investments $(509,123)
Gain and loss on sale of property and equipment $500
Investment return designated for operations $(500,000)
Change in net assets from non-operating activity $(821,974)
Change in net assets $(675,176)
Net assets at beginning of year $9,953,703
Net assets at end of year $9,278,527

The financial information presented is taken from the 12/31/2018 financial statements, which were audited by Maloney + Novotny LLC. The complete set of these audited financial statements are available for review at the UCP of Greater Cleveland offices.

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