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July 10, 2023

Engage! Cleveland welcomes seven new board members.


Cleveland, Ohio —July 10, 2023 –  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  — Engage! Cleveland appointed seven new board members to a three-year term beginning July 1, 2023. These additions bring expertise that will continue to move Engage! Cleveland forward as a catalyst for young and mid-career professionals. 

The seven new additions who joined Engage! Cleveland’s Board of Directors include: 

  • John Barnes, Cleveland Office Managing Partner and Advisory Services Partner at Grant Thornton LLP
  • Lisa Codispoti, Chief Operating and People Officer at The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Arianna Ehmer, Chief Operating Officer, Accounting & Tax at CBIZ
  • Devon LaRiccia, Tax Supervisor at Bober Markey Fedorovich
  • Tesa Miracle, Vice President Commercial Banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Stephanie Nunley, Director of Admissions, Full-Time MBA at Case Western Reserve University
  • Anthony Santiago, Associate at Walter Haverfield 

“As incoming board chair, I am thrilled to welcome this great group of new board members,” said SueAnn Naso, newly appointed Board Chair for Engage! Cleveland. “The experience and expertise they bring to our organization is amazing. I look forward to working very closely with them as we focus on achieving our mission to attract, engage and retain young and mid-career talent in northeast Ohio.”

Engage! Cleveland thanked those that have served on the board and welcomed the new members at a recent board meeting on June 29, 2023.” We are appreciative of the time and service our retiring board member, Dr. Robert Eckardt has committed to the young professional community over the past few years,” said Engage! Cleveland’s President Ashley Basile Oeken. “We welcome our new board members and look forward to working together to engage Cleveland’s young and mid-career professionals in all that our community has to offer.”

The Engage! Cleveland board of directors is led by Board Chair SueAnn Naso, Vice Chairs Caroline Guscott and David Toth, Treasurer Joe DiFranco, and Secretary Jennifer Cohen, and consists of private and public sector leaders in Greater Cleveland dedicated to advancing the young professional community.

To learn more about Engage! Cleveland or new programs, jobs, and opportunities for emerging professionals in Cleveland, please visit and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and TikTok.


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About Engage! Cleveland


Engage! Cleveland is a community engagement organization for young and emerging  professionals and business/community leaders who are passionate about making Cleveland a lasting home for the next generation. You can learn more at

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