About Us​

As the small business division of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, COSE (Council of Smaller Enterprises) has supported and advocated for small businesses in the region since 1972. As Greater Cleveland’s small business expert organization, COSE offers its members networking and educational events, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues, navigation to the right resources and solution and cost-effective group purchasing programs. Through a deep understanding of small businesses, COSE provides the right solutions and resources to help members succeed – every day – because small business growth and success is the organization’s priority.

Timothy Opsitnick
Executive  VP and General Counsel
Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI)
COSE Board Chair

Fernando Bertero
Fully Promoted – Cleveland

Claude Booker
Simply Southern Sides

Tim Dimoff
SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc.

John Doyle
Outside Sales
FASTSIGNS Downtown Cleveland

Taylor Evans
Workforce LLC
COSE Executive Committee Member

Roger Frank
Managing Partner
Little Jacket

Alex Gertsburg
Managing Partner
Gertsburg Licata

Cheryl Perez
Cheryl C Perez Brand of Companies
COSE First Vice-Chair
COSE Executive Committee Member

Toby Heintzelman
Operations Manager
Driftwood Restaurants

Chris Howse
Howse Solutions

Kevin Johnson
Managing Partner
NexGen Interactive
COSE Executive Committee Member 

Margaret Judd
Executive Arrangements

Bonnie Matthew
President and Owner
Food For Thought
COSE Executive Committee Member

Marcia Moreno
AmMore Consulting

Heidi Murphy
Principal, VP Finance
Warwick Communications

Bob Pacanovsky
Keynote Speaker and Trainer
The Black Tie Experience

CeCe President
VP of Partnership Development
Presidential Consultants Inc.

Michael Stanek
Co-Owner and CFO
Hunt Imaging
COSE Executive Committee Member

Tameka Taylor
Compass Consulting Services LLC

Tony Weber
Goldfarb Weber Creative Media

Jill Windelspecht
Talent Specialists Consulting

John Young
Speed Exterminating
COSE Executive Committee Member