The Board

The Board of Directors includes leaders in the business community who generously give of their time and resources in support of BEF’s critical mission. These dedicated people may come from all walks for life, but they all agree on one thing: they’ll do whatever it takes to beat cystic fibrosis.

Boomer Esiason

Co-Chairman Boomer Esiason Foundation

Cheryl Esiason

Co-Chairman Boomer Esiason Foundation

Pete Abitante

Vice President of Special Projects, National Football League

Frank Bolte

President of the Bolte Family Foundation

Steven Bowman

President at Aesir Capital Management

Jack Cassidy

Retired. Former CEO Cincinnati Bell and Chairman Cyrus One Data Centers. Co-Founder Pro Football Focus. Senior Director, Blackstone Capital.

Andrea Colabella

Principal, The Cardea Group

Robert DiFazio

Managing Partner, RKD Advisors LLC

Joe Dee Dussich

President and CEO, JAD Building Maintenance Supplies

Gunnar Esiason

Chief Strategy Officer & Director of Advocacy, Boomer Esiason Foundation

Brian Fleishhacker

Fixed Income Vice President, Cantor Fitzgerald

Joe Gurrera

Owner of Citarella

Billy Heinzerling

Managing Member, KR Capital, LLC

Robert Milkovich

Chief Executive Officer, rand* construction company

Nina R. Mitchell

Senior Wealth Advisor/Co-President Colony Sports & Entertainment

Stephen Mueller

Managing Director, Intact Insurance Accident & Health

Mike Norseth

President Brock Insurance Group LLC

Megan Pace

Strategic Communications Advisor & Coach

Kevin Plank

Founder and Chairman, Under Armour

Jim Regan

President & CEO, Digital Federal Credit Union

David B. Rimington

Boomer Esiason Foundation

Jim Rosetta


Ron Rubin

President, Vice-Chair and Chief Culture Officer of The Colony Group

Harvey Sanders

Former Chairman and CEO Nautica Enterprises Inc.

Ralph Stayer

Chairman of the Board and CEO of Johnsonville Sausage, LLC

Randy Williams

Managing Director, Brean Capital, LLC