Robby Beller works for Progressive Insurance. In his 20+ years at the company, he's held several roles, including his most recent in Marketing as executive support for the Chief Marketing Officer. Before that, he worked in the company's creative services division, starting as a graphic designer and quickly advancing to become the lead presentation designer assigned to support the Executive team's internal and external presentation needs. As a designer, creative strategist, writer, storyteller, Keynote guru, project manager, techie (and more), his broad range of skills support nearly every marketing function—affectionately earning him the moniker as the "swiss army knife." Also a self-described handyman and green thumb, Robby enjoys home renovation projects and gardening. He and his wife Lisa reside in Cleveland.
Tom Fox-Davies has a longstanding relationship with performing arts and storytelling. Growing up in south-west England, he began performing as a child actor with the National Youth Music Theatre, performing for members of the Royal Family in his first lead role at the age of 13, before transitioning into the world of filmmaking.
He moved to the United States of America in 2011 after being commissioned to write and direct his first feature film and after serving as Senior Producer for a STEM focused educational short form production company, Tom launched his own production company to facilitate documentary and narrative content along with a growing corporate client list that includes Dell Computers, HTC One, and the NCAA.
He currently serves as the Series Producer for an upcoming PBS documentary series, and his previous films can be found on major streaming services around the globe.
Prior to focusing on a career in film, Tom worked as an executive assistant for several City of London financial houses focused on natural resources in emerging markets. Additionally, he worked as part of the development team behind London’s annual Polo in the Park focusing on corporate hospitality sales and production management.
Furthering his creative skillsets beyond his work as an actor and filmmaker, Tom has worked professionally as a touring singer-songwriter in both his home of Great Britain, the Middle East, and across the Unites States, with his musical work featuring in various films over the years.
Since 2003, James Jorkasky has served as the Executive Director of each the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR), a 501c4 advocacy organization, and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR), a 501c3 educational foundation. The Alliances, which serve as the “Friends of the National Eye Institute (NEI)” and represent the breadth of the community of support for eye and vision research, engage in advocacy and education, respectively, for the value and cost-effectiveness of federally funded eye and vision research. Mr. Jorkasky is a research biochemist by training who has 40 years of health care policy experience, including senior positions at the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), where he founded the Ophthalmic Devices Sector, and the American Association for Homecare. He received his BA in Chemistry from The College of Wooster and MBA from The George Washington University. Current National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, and former Director Elias Zerhouni, MD have acknowledged Mr. Jorkasky for his leadership as a research advocate. He has also been recognized by the American Glaucoma Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Academy of Optometry for his service to the vision community.
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.
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.
Rozanne Oriella has a long history in the Radio/TV/Film industries. She studied Radio/Television and Journalism at University of Arizona and received a bachelor's degree from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in Cinematography and Film Production. Her student film, "Electricity", won the Jack Haley Jr. award for best student film, and it appeared in the Cleveland International Film Festival as well as Los Angeles International Film Exposition. She has worked at multiple radio stations and 3 network TV stations in Cleveland, as well as the Cleveland International Film Festival. Ms. Oriella has extensive experience as a Hollywood feature film editor, having edited 5 feature films including "Cyborg" and "Journey to the Center of the Earth". She was an assistant editor on Blake Edward's film "That's Life!" starring Jack Lemmon and Julie Andrews. She has also been credited with producing, script supervising, and sound editing other feature films. Since 1996 she has been a licensed Realtor, currently working with ReMax Traditions in Chagrin Falls. She owns a family property in Tuscany, Villa Zingale, and resides in Chagrin Falls with her husband Lino.
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.
Effie Sikoutris Tsengas is an arts and culture enthusiast who enjoys classical music, modern and classical dance, musical theatre, and all visual and design arts especially painting, ceramics, photography, and glass. Her 30+ year career has encompassed public relations, publicity, communications, marketing, and event planning for numerous arts organizations, nonprofits, and institutions for higher education throughout Northeast Ohio. She currently serves on the board of the Cleveland Arts Prize and Saints Constantine and Helen Cathedral in Cleveland Heights. She has a deep appreciation for the Future Vision Foundation and Dr. Huang's thoughtful and precise care of patients with various eye diseases, most especially macular degeneration.
Lisa Wilke currently serves as the Vice President of Market Research and Analytics for Falls and Co., a full-service marketing, communications, advertising, and digital firm located in downtown Cleveland. Before that, she spent 12 years working for Progressive Insurance in various roles, applying her expertise in data and analytics to find new and innovative ways to identify gaps in the company's customer experience, product offerings, and digital advertising efforts. Prior to Progressive, Lisa held positions at the Metzenbaum Center and Huntington Bank. She holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Akron and a B.B.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University, where she graduated with the Magna Cum Laude distinction. Lisa lives in Cleveland with her husband, Robby, her dog, Molly Rose, and her cat, Jay Catsby. In her free time, she enjoys baking, horseback riding, and volunteering at MedWish International and the Cleveland Food Bank.