Board of Directors

Gerald A. Monroe, Esq. – President
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He is a graduate of St. Ignatius High School, Northwestern University and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. The Monroes are parishioners of St. Stephen Church in Cleveland.


Pat D’Andrea, Esq.

final Pat Patrick J. D’Andrea is an attorney and president of R&D Exploration Inc., an oil and gas operating and investment company. He received his BSBA in 1978 and his JD in 1991 from the University Of Akron School Of Law. Pat is a board member of Heroic Media. He   attends Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Summit County along with his wife Mary Anne. They are the parents of five children and four grandchildren.


Keith Robilotta

final KeithKeith Robilotta is a husband and father of four daughters. He was born and raised in the Cleveland area. “I was a fallen away Catholic until I was introduced to EWTN radio, and a few people the Holy Spirit put in my life. The rest is history.”



Bill Wendell

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Bill Wendell is the husband of Barb and they have been married for 49 years.  They have 5 children and make their home in Hudson.  Bill was the founder and president of Blue Ribbon Rentals Inc. for 28 years.  He is also the founder and president of Buckeye Equipment, LLC in Parma a company that sells and rents mowers, snow blowers, chainsaws, Terex Construction Equipment and Bandit tree removal equipment. Bill and his family are members of St. Mary’s Parish in Hudson.


Tom Wenzel

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Tom Wenzel serves as the Director of Marketing for EWTN Global Catholic Network. He is a graduate of Cleveland St. Joseph High School and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. Tom resides in South Euclid with his wife and children and is a parishioner of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish.

Dick Russ

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Dick Russ is a veteran of more than 40 years of experience in broadcast management, production, and performance. He currently serves as Vice President of North Coast Community Homes, and as Executive Producer of Eastern Christian Media, both not-for-profit companies.  Dick and his wife Chris are members of St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Parma.  They have 3 adult sons and 2 grandsons.


Bill Messerly

final Bill M 2William P. Messerly has served as the Executive Director for St. Gabriel Radio in Columbus since 2008.  He has a business entrepreneurial background and holds a degree from the University of Dayton and a Master’s of Business Administration from Otterbein College.  He serves in leadership on the Boards for Relationships Under Construction (abstinence education) and the Serra Club.  Bill and his wife Jenny have four daughters.


Leo Burkardt
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Leo A. Burkardt is retired after 41 years at NASA. He is a graduate of Chaminade High School in Dayton, OH and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Dayton. Leo resides in Strongsville with his wife, Nancy, and is a parishioner of St. John Neumann Parish.


Jim Gero

jimJim Gero is a CPA and a shareholder of Hobe & Lucas Certified Public Accountants, Inc. Jim resides in Strongsville with his wife Amy and is a parishioner of St. Joseph Church. They are the parents of four children.