GCFH Board and Advisory Board Members

Board Members:

Tim Grealis President:  A U. S. Air Force veteran and founder of the United Way 211 Veterans Hotline.  Also serves on the NE Ohio Veterans Community Task Force.  Extremely well-known in the NE Ohio veterans community.


Theresa Krysiak – VP/Secretary:  Health Care Data Analyst at Metro General Hospital.  Father was a Navy veteran.  Theresa is well known in the leadership of the Polish Legion of America Veterans Women’s AUX.  Has for past five years run a golf outing for GCFH raising $50,00 for the capital campaign.  Very committed to the GCFH cause.


Destiny Burns – Treasurer:  Owner and Founder of CLE Urban Winery in Cleveland Hts.  Retired Navy Officer.  Passionate about the Fisher House and on her own through events at her business has raised $10,000 for the capital campaign.


Advisory Board Members

Joe Wilgus – Advisory Board Lead:  Former Marine currently employed by Key Corp.  Serves with on NEOVETS and NEO Veterans Community Task Force.

Tom Sweeney:  Decorated Vietnam veteran, U.S. Army.  Outgoing GCFH Board President for the capital campaign.



Rick DeChant:  Gulf War and Iraq veteran, U. S. Coast Guard.  Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame 2017 inductee.  Executive Director of Veterans Initiative at Cuyahoga Community College.  Outgoing GCFH capital campaign Secretary/Treasurer.


John Hohne:  Vietnam veteran, U.S. Air Force.  Active in numerous community veterans service organization including but not limited to The American Legion, the VFW, and Rolling Thunder.  Has hosted numerous events for GCFH during the capital campaign helping to raise $20,000.  Served on capital campaign Advisory Board.


Molly Carlin:  Executive Director of The Cleveland Area Veterans Association (CAVA).  Well known in veterans community and highly knowledgeable on military family benefits.


Michelle Razdrh:  Comes from military family and actively engaged with The Cleveland Area Veterans Association.