Mayor

Justin M. Bibb

Justin M. Bibb is the 58th Mayor of Cleveland working to improve public safety, invest in neighborhoods and modernize City Hall. On January 3, 2022, Mayor Bibb took the oath of office as the city’s first millennial mayor. 

Mayor Bibb was born and raised on Cleveland’s southeast side in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. Over the past 15 years, Mayor Bibb has worked in government, business and the nonprofit sector as an executive and nonprofit leader. He started his career in public service working for President Obama when he was in the U.S. Senate and later at Cuyahoga County as a Special Assistant advising on education and economic development policies. He led the Global Cities Practice at global research firm Gallup, served as Vice President at KeyBank and most recently as Chief Strategy Officer at Urbanova, a startup focused on improving cities. 

Mayor Bibb is a proud American University alumnus with an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies. He completed the General Course Programme with an emphasis in Social Policy and Economics from the London School of Economics and is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Doctor of Law (JD). 

Mayor Bibb’s vision for Cleveland is to become a national model for city management, police reform, and neighborhood revitalization. 

Mayor's


Cabinet


Mayor Bibb has brought together a dynamic group of leaders that reflect the diversity of our city and are committed to delivering a modern and responsive city government for the citizens of Cleveland.

Chiefs

Elise Hara Auvil

Chief Administrative Officer


Bradford J. Davy

Chief Strategy Officer


Mark D. Griffin

Chief Legal Officer


Sarah N. Johnson

Chief Communications Officer


Paul N. Patton

Chief Human Resources Officer


Ryan M. Puente

Chief Government Affairs Officer


Ahmed Abonamah

Chief Finance Officer


Bonnie Teeuwen

Chief Operating Officer


Holly Trifiro

Chief of Education


Jeff Epstein

Chief Integrated Development Officer


Froilan Roy Fernando

Chief Innovation and Technology Officer


Karrie D. Howard

Chief Public Safety Officer


Dornat A. Drummond

Interim Chief of Police


Eric G. Burchak

Interim Chief of Fire


Sonya Pryor-Jones

Chief of Youth & Family Success


Delanté Spencer Thomas Esq.

Chief Ethics Officer


Directors

Mary McNamara

Director of Aging


Sally Martin

Director of Building and Housing


Michael Spreng

Interim Secretary of Civil Service


Joyce Pan Huang

Director of City Planning


Anthony Thornton

Interim Director of Economic Development


Brian Kimball

Interim Director of Public Health


Dr. Karen Cooper

Medical Director


Tyson Mitchell

Director of Equal Opportunity


Sabra T. Pierce Scott

Interim Director of the Office of Quality Control & Performance Management


Martin J. Keane

Director of Public Utilities


Frank Williams

Director of Public Works


Robert W. Kennedy

Director of Port Control


James DeRosa

Director of Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects


Angela D. Shute-Woodson

Director of Community Relations


Alyssa Hernandez

Director of Community Development


Senior Team

Jessica Trivisonno

Senior Strategist, West Side Market


Karen Dettmer

Senior Strategist, Lead


Eden Giagnorio

Senior Strategist, Communications


Marie Zickefoose

Senior Strategist, Press Secretary


Calley Mersmann

Senior Strategist, Transit & Mobility


LGBTQ+ Liaisons

Kevin Schmotzer

LGBTQ+ Liaison, City of Cleveland


Detective Heather Bruner

LGBTQ+ Liaison, Department of Public Safety & Division of Police