Dancing Wheels Staff & Board

Dancer DeMarco does a wheelie trick in his wheelchair with no hands

The Dedicated Team That Keeps Our Wheels in Motion


Mary Verdi-Fletcher
President / Artistic Director / Dancer
Email Mary

Dana Kuhn
Manager of Development & Communications / Operations & Administration Manager
Email Dana – Development/Grants

Email Dana – Admin

Sara Lawrence-Sucato
Director of Education / Marketing Manager
Email Sara – Outreach

Email Sara – School

Email Sara – Marketing

Morgan Walker
Rehearsal Director / Wardrobe Manager
Email Morgan – Rehearsals

Marissa Thomas
Touring Manager
Email Marissa – Touring

Kate Barone
Administrative Assistant
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Mark Tomasic
Artistic Advisor
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Board of Directors

Ross Cameron, Board Chair
Vice President, Innovation & Growth
Greater Cleveland Partnership

Greer Gibbons, Board Vice-Chair
Project Manager and Industry Liaison
Lubrizol Corporation

Bruce Baum, Board Treasurer
Amicon Construction

Kathleen J. Pantano, PT, PhD, Board Secretary
Retired Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Cleveland State University

Kerry M. Agins, Esq.
Agins & Gilman, LLC

Francois Bethoux, MD
Chair, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Cleveland Clinic

Brian D. Bethune, MFA, PhD

BD Bethune & Assoc. Consulting

Adrienne Boissy, MD, MA
Chief Medical Officer

Aisha T. Bowen, MS Ed.

Founder & Principal Consultant

Sankofa Solutions, LLC

Jill Butts
Director, Operational Accounting
Swagelok Company

Donna L. Flynt
Manager, Workforce
Diversity & Governance
Parker Hannifin Corporation

Thomas P. Gilligan
Retired SVP, Human Resources
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Suzanne M. Joseph

Retired Director

DD Services

Kevin M. Kuhn
Kinetic Technologies

Janice McCullough Ridgeway

Cleveland Community Police Commission

Plangkat Milaham, MPH

Health Educator

Touchstone Health Services

Tori Nelson

Senior Manager, Planning & Operations—Transformation Management Office

Fortune Brands Innovations

Kasia Gustaw Rothenberg, MD, PhD

Geriatric Psychiatrist

Cleveland Clinic

Emily Scott
Klein & Carney Law Offices

Robert Solich
Manager, Funeral Director
Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

James Verdi
Attorney at Law
Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Mary Verdi-Fletcher
President/Founding Artistic Director
Professional Flair, Inc.
Dancing Wheels

Valerie Woloszyn
Real Estate Agent
Howard Hanna Estate Service

*Advisory Council

Kenneth Buzek*

Rajiv Joseph*


Brian J. Jungeberg*

Vice President
Risk Strategies Company

Wendy Kelley*
ABC Therapy, Ltd.

David S. Lockman*

Wealth Advisor

Lockman Financial & Associates

Catherine McCain*


Mickie McGraw*
Art Therapy Consultant

Kevin Rhodes*
Vice President, Human Resources

Ben Vereen*