Tremont West Development Corporation, established in 1979, is a non-profit CDC whose mission is to create an inclusive community, build a unified neighborhood and promote Tremont as a unique destination.

Tremont West serves the community members through neighborhood infrastructure improvements, retail assistance, home maintenance and repair, and event planning and management.

Check out our recent annual reports to learn how we are making an impact in our community:

2018-2019  |  2017–2018  |  2016–2017  |  2015–2016

Meet Our Staff

Cory Riordan
Cory RiordanExecutive Director
216-575-0920, ext. 101
Chad Biggers
Chad BiggersCommunity Safety Organizer
Michelle Davis
Michelle DavisAssistant Director
216-575-0920, ext. 103
Lynn Friedel
Lynn FriedelOffice Manager
216-575-0920, ext. 105
Khalid Hawthorne
Khalid HawthorneHousing & Economic Development Director
216-575-0920, ext. 113
Keith Moore
Keith MooreProperty Manager
216-575-0920, ext. 110
Scott Rosenstein
Scott RosensteinCommunity Involvement Manager & Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival Manager
216-575-0920, ext. 106
Dharma Valentin
Dharma ValentinCommunity & Equity Organizer
216-575-0920, ext. 102
Ryan Clement
Ryan ClementAmericorps VISTA Member
216-575-0920, ext. 108
Donna Grigonis
Donna GrigonisEnterprise Community Partners Fellow
Maria Sharp
Maria SharpAmericorps VISTA Summer Associate
216-575-0920, ext. 108

Meet Our 2018-2019 Board

Tremont West’s Board of Directors is comprised of 15 community members. These members are democratically elected by the membership on a rotating basis; each year the membership elects a Board President (one year term) and 4 or 5 Directors who will serve a three year term.


Kate Carden

Joe Chura
1st Vice President

LerVal Elva
2nd Vice President

Ann Marie Riley

Lynn McLaughlin Murray


Joe Adler

Dan Cotter

Jaime Declet

Brad Hauber

Adrienne Linnick

Seronica Powell

Christopher Roy

Richard Sosenko

Casey Ward

Josh Wright


Mendo Veloff
South of Jefferson Block Club

Carolyn Bentley
Duck Island Block Club

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