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Greater Cleveland Civic Connection Leadership Team


Greater Cleveland Civic Connection brings together top-level representation from the key infrastructure agencies and local government entities to collaborate on critical issues facing public utilities and transportation systems.

The Leadership Team

The team includes chiefs of staff from both City and County administration as well as CEOs overseeing regional transit, sewer, maritime commerce, and economic development.

Ken Silliman
Chief of Staff to Mayor Frank G. Jackson
City of Cleveland

William Friedman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority

Sharon Sobol Jordon

Chief of Staff to Executive Armond Budish
Cuyahoga County


Joseph Calabrese
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Julius Ciaccia

Chief Executive Officer
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Joseph Roman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Greater Cleveland Partnership