Board

Our Leadership

Board of Directors

The Meredith A. Cowden Foundation is proud to have provided funding for research, primarily concerning Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD). GvHD is the main contributor to mortality following bone marrow transplantations in patients with leukemia.

 

Matt Kalaycio, MD, FACP

Chairman

Cleveland Clinic

Matt Kalaycio, MD, FACP, is Chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute. Dr. Kalaycio holds a joint appointment in Cleveland Clinic’s Transplant Center and is a Professor in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Board-certified in hematology, Dr. Kalaycio’s clinical interests are in leukemia and stem cell transplantation.
Dr. Kalaycio has been published in numerous scientific publications including Bone Marrow Transplantation, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Leukemia. He serves on the editorial board of Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He also is the editor of a book on leukemia and co-editor of a book on clinical malignant hematology. His research interests focus on testing new treatments for leukemia.

Dr. Kalaycio received his degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh and fellowships in hematology and medical oncology and bone marrow transplantation at Cleveland Clinic.

John Bonfiglio, CPA, CVA

Member

BSB Partners CPAs

John is a founding partner at BSB Partners CPAs & Business Advisors with over 30 years of experience in the accounting profession. John leads the Business Accounting and Advisory Services area of the practice and has extensive experience advising clients on the financial, business and tax issues facing today’s business owners and entrepreneurs. John currently serves on the advisory board for several businesses and has functioned as the outsourced financial officer for several other businesses. John started his career with an international accounting firm and, prior to forming BSB Partners CPAs & Business Advisors, was a principal with a regional accounting firm.

John is a magna cum laude graduate of Baldwin Wallace where he obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree in Accounting. He is also a summa cum laude graduate of Case Western Reserve University where he holds a Masters Degree in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation from the Weatherhead School of Management. John was an adjunct professor in the Weatherhead School of Management for several years before founding BSB Partners.

Active in the community, John was on the Board of the Cleveland Leadership Center and was its inaugural Treasurer. He is a proud member of the 2015 Leadership Cleveland and 2003 Cleveland Bridge Builder classes. John is currently a Board member of the Meredith A. Cowden Foundation. He is a former Trustee and Treasurer for Adoption Network Cleveland and was a former Treasurer for the Northeast Chapter of the Ohio Business Brokers Association. In addition, John is an Eagle Scout and a member of the American Institute and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Lyn Haselton

Member

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Meredith Cowden

Member

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Gerald Cowden

Ex-Officio Member

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Marti Cowden

Ex-Officio Member

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