About Us

ABOUT US

In Counsel with Women is a network of executive women, chosen from both profit and non-profit organizations who share a mission to develop professional and personal relationships among top women leaders in Northeast Ohio.

The network is committed to be a resource for executive women to meet, grow, expand their sphere of influence, and have a positive impact on the community.

In Counsel with Women is a network of executive women, chosen from both profit and non-profit organizations who share a mission to develop professional and personal relationships among top women leaders in Northeast Ohio.

The network is committed to be a resource for executive women to meet, grow, expand their sphere of influence, and have a positive impact on the community.

The members of In Counsel with Women have achieved the highest levels of accomplishment within their professions and communities. The diverse membership represents over 100 organizations in Northeast Ohio, including CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CMOs, GCs, presidents, managing partners and executive directors. In Counsel’s members are also very active in their communities, participating on over 425 boards and committees. In total, our members have been recognized by their communities and industry peers with hundreds of national, local and industry awards and honors.

Founded in 2003, In Counsel with Women offers its members a variety of programs that allow them to spend time with each other, to network in an unstructured way, to hear each other’s stories and to learn about specific areas of interest. What is distinctive in all programs is the intimacy of these gatherings among top women leaders in our community.

Board of Directors

Rita Brauneck – Chair
Rita J. Brauneck LLC

Kate Asbeck

Teresa Metcalf Beasley
McDonald Hopkins

Debbie Berry
University Circle, Inc.

Micki Byrnes
WKYC

Fiona Chambers
Deloitte

Inajo Davis Chappell
Ulmer & Berne

Deborah Donley
Vocon

Heidi Gartland
University Hospitals

Kathy Golovan
Medical Mutual

Lynn-Ann Gries
Gries Consulting

Jane Hamrle
Private Company Consultants

Yvette Ittu
Cleveland Development Advisors

Linda Kane
Throne Lacrosse

Celeste Mastin
PetroChoice Lubrication Solutions

Megan O’Bryan
Cuyahoga Community College

Elaine Price
Cuyahoga County Planning Commission

Jean Robertson
Beck Aluminum

Natalie Ronayne
Cleveland Metroparks

Lisa Rose
Dix & Eaton

Julia Sabin
The J.M. Smucker Company

Cindy Stull
Dealer Tire

Kristin Warzocha
Cleveland FoodBank