A division of Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association
Supported by


Allison L. E. Wallace

Director of Business Development

Allison L. E. Wallace, the program’s Director of Business Development, has been NCA’s Executive Director since 2006. Previously she was Executive Director of The Goodrich-Gannett Neighborhood Center for over 15 years. With over 30 years experience in various positions with nonprofits and corporations, she has significant skills relevant to the proposed work. She holds a M.A. degree, and serves on numerous local and state boards and committees.

Richard P. Bedell, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Richard P. Bedell, CPA, MBA serves as NCA’s Chief Financial Officer. Over 30 years, Rich has worked at various Cleveland businesses including Hausser + Taylor, CPA’s, IMG and the Cleveland Browns. He has served as Director of Finance at a large non-profit, ASM International, and serves on the boards of various Northeast Ohio non-profit organizations. He is a member of the Ohio Society of CPA’s and Financial Executives International Northeast Ohio Chapter, having served at its president.

Linda Stewart

Accounting Clerk

Linda Stewart, Accounting Clerk, previously worked in administrative support at Goodrich-Gannett Neighborhood Center. Her experience spans nearly 30 years, including positions at the Cleveland Foundation and Cleveland State University. Linda has a B.A. degree.

Lee DeAngelis

Director of Support Services

Lee DeAngelis serves as the Director of Support Services. Previously he worked for over 17 years at a community based organization as the Director of Operations and for 15 years he was the Regional Director of a national environmental organization. Lee holds a M.S. degree.

Linda Thomas

Junior IT Administrator

Linda Thomas, Junior IT Administrator has an M.S.I.S. and over 23 years of experience working in the public and nonprofit sectors as a systems network technician and system support specialist. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.


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