"Greater Cleveland Sports Commission has 'new blood,' same vision"


As the president and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, David Gilbert and his staff of 12 full-time employees take instructions, advice and criticism from a 79-member board of trustees.

There are prominent executives from the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians on the board, as well as the owner of the Akron RubberDucks (Ken Babby) and some of the most prominent members of the Northeast Ohio business community.

“He answers to two boards,” said Fred DiSanto, the chairman of the sports commission from 2009-14, of Gilbert, who has also served as president and CEO of Destination Cleveland (the city's newly named convention and visitors bureau) since 2011. “That's gotta be hard.”

Click here to read the full article.

Jump to Page

McDonald Hopkins uses cookies on our website to enhance user experience and analyze website traffic. Third parties may also use cookies in connection with our website for social media, advertising and analytics and other purposes. By continuing to browse our website, you agree to our use of cookies as detailed in our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.