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Programs We Support

To help give back to the sport that made us, WIBN Cleveland supports many of our local programs in need through advocacy, awareness, fundraisers, and donations.


WIBN Cleveland Board of Directors


Aaron Grossman

CEO, Alliance Solutions Group
Miami University

Brian Zimmerman

CEO, Cleveland Metroparks
University of Wisconsin

John Cvetic

CFO, Industrial Manufacturing Company Int.
Cornell University

Lou Joseph

CEO, The Brewer-Garrett Company
University of Michigan

Michael Gillmor

Financial Advisor, Eagle Strategies, LLC
John Carroll University

Nick Canitano

Managing Director, KPMG
The University of Akron

Peter Kaplan

President, PK Financial Group Inc
Kent State University

Scott Richter

CEO, ValuePoint, LLC
Cleveland State University

Tim Courtad

VP Business Development, Pride One Construction
Ohio University

Erik Burnett

Head Wrestling Coach, Elyria High School
Clarion University

Jason Effner

Principal, JTL Construction Co
Cleveland State University

Khash Saghafi

President, Liberty Home Mortgage Corp
Oklahoma State University

Matt Delguyd

Partner, Benesch Law
Northwestern University & Cleveland State University- Marshall College of Law

Neil Waxman

Managing Director, Capital Advisors, Ltd
Edinboro University & Washington and Lee University School of Law

Peter Franz

Beacon CFO/Peter R Franz Co.
Wittenberg University

Ryan Lange

Managing Partner, Direct Recruiters
Purdue University

Tim Connor

COO, Shamrock Companies
John Carroll University

Vince Petrella

CFO, Lincoln Electric
Baldwin-Wallace College


get involved

While alumni networks, business groups, and industry organizations try to connect professionals, WIBN is uniquely designed to interconnect business leaders in our local community and across the country who share the values forged by wrestling. Do your part to get involved with our Chapter and the organization at large.