Who We Are

Associate Board Members 2017-2018

Founded in 2014, the Associate Board’s mission is to raise the awareness of Beck Center, increase the involvement of young professionals in the organization and our community, and raise needed funds for the organization. They meet these goals by working closely with Beck Center Staff and the Board of Directors to identify opportunities for cultivation, engagement and fundraising.

Allison Urbanek, Co-Chair - LakewoodAlive
Adam Clemens, Co-Chair - The Cleveland Orchestra
Carolyn LaWell, Co-Chair - ORTHOWORLD Inc.

Katie Kurtz, Vice-Chair – City of Lakewood

Brittany Belko - National Tooling & Machining Associationz
Matthew Blazer - BrandPivot
Andrea Clay - First Federal Lakewood
Adam Clemens - The Cleveland Orchestra (Chair, Community Engagement Committee)
Lori Culliton - Blend, LLC
Marilyn Eble - Thompson Hine
Christina Fagan - Union Home Foundation
Lynsey Hillier - Union Home Foundation
Laura Hoag - Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Katie Kurtz - City of Lakewood
Carolyn LaWell - ORTHOWORLD Inc. (Chair, Associate Board Resources Committee)
Michael Shay - Hawthorn, PNC
Allison Urbanek - LakewoodAlive (Chair, Social Events Committee)
Erin Vokes - Cleveland State University

The Associate Board meets quarterly as a full board and committees set separate meetings throughout the year. All of our members serve on one of the following committees: Social Events, Community Engagement and Board Resources. There are additional opportunities for engagement throughout the year by attending happy hours, after parties, special events and regular Beck Center performances, classes and events.

Please contact Theresa Tapocsi, Capital Campaign Manager, at ttapocsi@beckcenter.org  if you are interested in learning more about the Associate Board.