March 12, 2019

Destination Cleveland Elects New Members to Board of Directors

CLEVELAND, OHIO (March 12, 2019) – Destination Cleveland, Cleveland’s destination marketing and management organization, announced the addition of eight new members to its board of directors. The list of new board members includes Michael Jeans, President and CEO of Growth Opps. The new directors will serve three-year terms and provide help regarding overall direction and strategy for the organization.

Michael joins seven other new Destination Cleveland board members. As a native Clevelander, he brings his knowledge of the unique assets possessed by Cleveland. This is mixed with a strong business acumen to ensure Destination Cleveland will continue to attract visitors and shine a positive light on Cleveland. Michael also serves on the board of directors for organizations such as College Now, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, Cleveland State University Foundation, Cleveland State University Visiting Committee: Maxine Levin College of Urban Affairs, Karamu House, Taylor Oswald Insurance, and Westfield Bank.

“It is an honor to support David Gilbert and the entire team at Destination Cleveland. As Cleveland continues to grow as a destination of choice, Destination Cleveland is at the forefront, to ensure our fair city is best positioned for the world to see and experience,” said Michael Jeans, Growth Opps President & CEO.

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About Growth Opps

At Growth Opportunity Partners (“Growth Opps”), we offer community development capital, services and solutions to growing small businesses, primarily located in underserved, low and moderate income (LMI) communities in Ohio. GO Advisory accesses industry expertise and diverse talent to provide the solutions you need to address challenges your company faces. GO Capital is tailored to fund your business model when you need it.

About Destination Cleveland

Destination Cleveland is Cleveland’s destination marketing and management organization. This private, non-profit organization’s mission is to drive economic impact and stimulate community vitality for Greater Cleveland through leisure and business travel. Cleveland welcomes 18.5 million visitors annually. For more information, visit