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About Us

Leadership


Sean M. Reilly

Co-Founder, President

Sean is a marketing, sales and service professional with vast experience within the professional sports and financial services industries.

Sean is a John Carroll University alum graduating with dual business degrees in Marketing and Logistics. He later went on to earn his MBA from John Carroll as well. Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Sean still resides in the Cleveland area with his wife, Colleen, his two sons, Nolan and Brendan, and his daughter, Claire.

Claire, who was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome (R168X) in 2011 at 14 months of age, is the inspiration and driving force behind Claire’s Crusade. She is, and forever will be, “daddy’s little girl”.


Colleen T. Reilly

Co-Founder, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Colleen is a proud alumnus of the University of Notre Dame, having graduated with honors, majoring in American Studies with a concentration in Computer Applications Programming.

Upon graduation, Colleen was accepted into the Technology Associate program at a leading financial institution in Cleveland and has remained with this company in various information technology and project management roles for over the past decade.

A dedicated mother of three, Colleen resides in Northeast Ohio with her husband, Sean, her sons Nolan and Brendan, and her daughter, Claire.

Claire, who was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome (R168X) in 2011 at 14 months of age, is the inspiration and driving force behind Claire’s Crusade.

As Claire's chief caregiver, Colleen manages and coordinates services between her team of doctors, therapists and specialists while ensuring therapies transcend into the home.


Michael P. Kane

Treasurer

Michael is a business professional with extensive management and consulting experience and a proven record of accomplishments in strategic planning, concept initiation and implementation, operational cost reduction, and increased sales revenue. He offers additional expertise in establishing strong partnerships and employing innovative approaches and solutions in the financial services and healthcare industries.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, followed by his Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

He lives in the Cleveland area and his interests include golfing, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family and friends.


Matthew Kuchta

Vice President, Fund Raising

Matthew serves as Vice President of Commercial Banking at a leading Cleveland financial institution. Matt has more than 8 years experience primarily in Corporate and International Banking.

During his tenure, Matthew has managed portfolios with more than $200mm in credit commitments. He also originated and subsequently managed the bank’s participations in 15 syndicated transactions.

Matthew is a graduate of John Carroll University with a major in Finance. He earned his MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Matthew makes his home in the greater Cleveland area with his wife Kimberly, his two sons, Braden and Gavin, and his daughter, Grace.


Brent M. Pietrafese

Secretary

Brent is a partner at a leading corporate law firm. He specializes in consummating mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, exits, divestitures and restructurings for a wide range of companies and industries.

After graduating cum laude from Miami University, Brent went on to Case Western Reserve University where he simultaneously earned his MBA and J.D. A native Clevelander, he is very passionate about and active in community matters.

Residing in Northeast Ohio, Brent and his wife, Cheryl, cherish their two young children Brent and Lillian.


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