Sung Cha is an executive at Progressive (NYSE: PGR), the third largest auto insurer in the country, a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance, and one of the top 15 homeowners insurance carriers. She currently leads the Direct Marketing Media group. During her 30+ years at Progressive, mostly in the Direct Business, she has also developed and managed in-house mass media and digital media teams that spent billions of dollars in effective performance marketing advertising contributing to the company's profitable growth. Sung has a BA from Wellesley College, MBA from Case Western Reserve University, and JD from Cleveland State University. She also serves on the board of Rainey Institute, a non-profit organization instilling positive growth for Greater Cleveland's youth through education and engagement in visual and performing arts.
Current board affiliation
Cleveland Institute of Art, Former board member Hathaway Brown School, Musical Arts Association (Cleveland Orchestra), Cleveland Zoological Society
Weatherhead Alumni , Cwru, Other Organizations, Amherst Cleveland Association Chair Garden Club of Cleveland, Women’s Committee, CMA
Ms. Mueller attended Amherst College, AB, WSOM, CWRU, MBA, CWRU, MA English.
Margaret has grown twins, Max and Laura.
I am very excited to assist with the development and support of Future Vision Foundation. I believe in the important contributions that the Foundation is making promoting vision research and care.
Allison Girvin is the Senior Director of Streaming for TEGNA, Inc, a national broadcast media company that owns and operates 64 network affiliated television stations across the United States. She oversees the streaming content for all the local station streaming apps, managing the national editorial and production teams, as well as coordinating with the product and development, marketing, sales, and promotion teams on building and maintaining the platforms and their audiences. The streaming apps generate more than 100-million minutes of watch time per month.
Prior to TEGNA, Girvin was the CEO of The American Independent, the number one digital platform for progressive news, reaching millions of people each month across platforms. Under her leadership, the team re-branded and expanded into content licensing, and built new audiences through targeted social media campaigns at both the local and national levels. At the end of Girvin’s tenure, The American Independent had the highest engagement rate of any news organization on social media.
Girvin moved to the American Independent from network television where she was the Unit Chief overseeing business, technology and media coverage for NBC News and MSNBC. She led a team of 30 reporters, producers, writers and researchers in three news bureaus across the country. They covered everything from Russian Twitter trolls and big pharma to tax reform and trade wars for all broadcast, cable, digital, social media, and OTT platforms in the NBC News portfolio.
Prior to NBC News, Girvin led the three show teams that produced the daytime coverage on Bloomberg Television, and redesigned and re-launched the 7-hour market day programming. Before joining Bloomberg, she was part of the original team to create and launch The Huffington Post’s groundbreaking online network HuffPost Live. In her three years at HPL, her team interviewed 25,000 people from 100 countries and garnered 2 billion video views.
Prior to joining HuffPost Live, Girvin spent more than 10 years at ABC News in New York in a variety of roles from assignment editor to field producer. She has interviewed everyone from presidents and princesses to astronauts in space and the world champion yodeler. She spent the bulk of her time at Good Morning America, where she served three years as head writer for Diane Sawyer and Robin Roberts. Girvin’s last role at ABC News was running the Early Morning News Division where she oversaw World News Now and America This Morning. While at ABC News, Girvin was honored with an Emmy Award for the 2008 election coverage, and an Edward R. Murrow Award for the breaking news coverage of the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Girvin began her career at local news stations in North Carolina and Tennessee. She is also the recipient of two local news Emmy Awards.
Girvin is a passionate advocate of women prisoners and served as the Chairwoman of the Junior Board of the Women’s Prison Association, which focuses on helping ex-offenders reenter society. She is a frequent guest lecturer on new media and women in leadership and has spoken at numerous conferences and universities.
Girvin has a Master of Science in magazine writing from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Journalism in broadcast news from the University of Missouri. In 2013 the Mizzou Alumni Association honored Girvin with its “Emerging Leader Award.”
Girvin is a native of San Diego, California.
Ritambhara ( Ritu) Mahna is currently the president of the Federation of India Community Association and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Shiva Vishnu Temple. She also serves as the Secretary of the Association of Indian Physicians of Ohio. Ritu has been an active member of the indian community in Ohio for the past 20 years. Over her tenure, she has planned several black tie fundraisers and organized concerts bringing in between 1800 and 2700 people. In the last 7 years she has raised a total of over $700,000 for a variety of causes. Ritu is married to Dr. Satish Mahna and they have two children, Shali and Saar, who has two beautiful daughters with his wife.
Nicholas Ruthmann, MD, MPH
Dr. Ruthmann is a Staff Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He completed his medical training at the University of Missouri where he currently sits on the University’s Alumni Board of Directors. While earning a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from Saint Louis University, through CDC-sponsored research, he investigated the impact of wearable technology on physical activity, wellness, and cardiovascular health. He currently serves as a Lead for Digital Health and Telemedicine within the Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic and is an Advisory Board member for The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, a global telehealth/second opinion enterprise. His clinical interests intersect community health and prevention, digital therapeutics in health care, and health innovation and enabling technology. Dr. Ruthmann leads several quality, process, and continuous improvement initiatives at Cleveland Clinic to create value-based care. He is an awarded educator and passionate about teaching future physicians and cardiologists-in-training. He serves on the Board of Directors for multiple non-profit organizations and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and active member of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Ruthmann is an avid enthusiast of the Arts and a low-brass musician. He and his wife split their time among Cleveland, New York City and Big Bear, California.
Being part of the Future Vision Foundation is personal; his mother is legally blind due to advanced macular degeneration.
Dr. Michael P. Shaughnessy was born and raised on Cleveland’s West Side and attended St. Ignatius High School. He attended Miami University and then the Medical College of Ohio, now part of University of Toledo. His internship was served at Riverside Hospital in Columbus and residency at Case Western Reserve University. His Cornea fellowship took place at the University of Texas Medical Center in Dallas. He began private practice with University Ophthalmology Associates, Inc. in 2002 where he remains today. Dr. Shaughnessy is a Comprehensive ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in Cornea and External Disease. He is the Medical Director of Brainard Surgery Center, an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University, a Cleveland Magazine “Top Doc”, and serves on several local medical boards. His clinical practice focuses on Cataract Surgery, Dry eye, Corneal Diseases, and Comprehensive Ophthalmology; including Diabetes, Glaucoma, and Macular Degeneration. He enjoys teaching, making family time with his wife, Kathy, and their three children; as well as running, cycling, triathlons, golf, woodworking, and drawing.