Deanna Bremer Fisher
An MBA graduate of the University of Michigan, with fifteen years experience in project design and management, Deanna formerly worked for The Cleveland Restoration Society. There, she led marketing, communications, member/donor development, advocacy and public policy programming. She has worked as a community volunteer, in 2004 co-authoring The Euclid Golf Neighborhood, a history of the development of the Fairmount Boulevard neighborhood; and was responsible for the listing of the Euclid Golf Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. She lives in Cleveland Heights with her husband, Hugh, and two children.
Director of Community-Building Programs, FutureHeights
Sruti works directly with residents, community leaders, and stakeholders in the areas of FutureHeights’ community and economic development projects and programs. With a background in community and economic development, she was a National Urban Fellow at The Cleveland Foundation and Foundation Services Manager at The Greater Houston Community Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Case Western Reserve University, a Master of Science in Social Administration from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York.
Kim Sergio Inglis
Editor-In-Chief, Heights Observer
Kim moved to Cleveland Heights in 2009 after two decades of living and working in New York City. A former marketing and sales promotion professional, she became involved with the Heights Observer as a volunteer editor. Kim graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is also an Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteer (though you would never guess it from looking at her own garden).
Advertising and Market Development, Heights Observer
Bob, a lifetime Cleveland Heights resident, is an award-winning journalist and editor with more than 30 years of background in publishing and media management. He is principal of The MarketFarm, a consultancy that focuses on strategic communication and the use of content in community and nonprofit marketing. He is co-chair of the Heights Observer Advisory Committee, volunteers as an editor and writer, and manages advertising sales. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) from Northwestern University.
Jessica Schantz has been an educator for nearly 16 years, including as a high school English teacher in Vermont, an ESL instructor in Poland and, for the past ten years, as a college writing and poetry instructor at Cleveland State University. She also recently served as interim Special Projects Coordinator for the CSU Poetry Center. Jessica earned a BA in English from Wittenberg University and an MFA in Poetry from the Northeast Ohio Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. A graduate of Coventry Elementary, Roxboro Middle, and Heights High, she lives in Cleveland Heights with her husband, Michael, and two children.
Kathleen comes to FutureHeights following a 23-year career in the design and construction industry as a marketing coordinator and office manager, responsible for a range of administrative, financial and managerial tasks. Kathleen holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from John Carroll University. She was born and raised in Cleveland Heights, where she lives with her husband. They enjoy spending time with two grandchildren.
Development Director, FutureHeights
Leslie is a lifelong resident of the Heights. She holds a Master of Arts in English from Case Western Reserve University, where she taught writing for many years. She contributes her time to a number of local nonprofit organizations, including the Cleveland International Film Festival, and serves as a volunteer Parent Ambassador for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District.
Graphic Designer, Heights Observer
Temma holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from Colorado State University. She has been a Cleveland Heights resident for 25 years, and a proud parent of three children who have attended the Cleveland Heights-University Heights city schools.
Graphic Designer, Heights Observer
Diane is a designer and visual consultant with a comprehensive background in both print design and project management. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Bowling Green State University. Her favorite projects are those which promote community, diversity and well-being. Currently, Diane is on the board of a local nonprofit soccer club, working to secure scholarships for players and serving as its treasurer. Originally from Willoughby, she has been a Cleveland Heights resident for the past 18 years, where she lives with her husband and three children.
Board of Directors
Julia Kious Zabell, President
Richard Stewart, President Emeritus
President, Digizoom Media
Bob Brown, Vice President
Rhonda Davis Lovejoy, Vice President
Licensed Social Worker
Rebecca Price, Secretary
Principal, Law Office of Rebecca Yingst Price, LLC
Vince Reddy, Treasurer
Project Manager, LAND Studio
Assistant Administrator/Consumer Protection Specialist, City of Cleveland; Chair, Another Chance of Ohio
Project Manager, PIRHL Developers
Vice President of Syndication, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc.
Principal, The Nonprofit Org Doctor LLC
Professor Emeritus, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
President and CEO, Keller National
Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Partner, Beacon CFO Plus
Development Director, Karamu House
Vice President, Hanna Commercial Real Estate
Principal, Calvin Singleton & Associates Architects-Planners