David M. Carr
Mr. Carr comes from a Cleveland family with a rich history in business success and social involvement. As President CEO of Brennan Industries, Mr. Carr has invested over 30 years in growing this industrial manufacturer from a local business into a multi-national corporation and strong global employer with 15 locations across the US, Europe and Asia. He and his company serve leading essential companies worldwide, such as Boeing, SpaceX, John Deere, Ingersoll Rand, Oshkosh, Toyota and many others.
Along with business acumen, Mr. Carr has a long history of social involvement ranging from philanthropy to board membership with significant organizations. A graduate of Hiram College in 1984, he now serves on the Board of Directors. He serves on the boards of several other venerable institutions including Fifth-Third Bank, The Young Scientist Foundation, and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Mr. Carr puts his significant leadership experience to work as Council to the Dean of the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and on the Leadership Council of Ahuja Medical Center.
Giving back to the community is an important component of the Carr family legacy, and Dave has invested in the community through events including Cooking for a Cure and the Five Star Sensation Chef’s Classic, as well as through corporate initiatives with Toys for Tots, the Sub-Zero Mission, Community Food Banks, and many others.
Dave has been married to his wife Angela since 1994. Together they have three sons, Joseph, Michael and Justin, and reside in Hunting Valley, Ohio.
2022 Greater Cleveland Golf Classic Honorary Chair & Honoree
Originally from Buffalo, NY, Amanda has made Lakewood, OH her home. Amanda has a Bachelors degree in Psychology from John Carroll University and a Masters in Business Administration from Cleveland State University. Currently, Amanda is a Program Manager at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center where she works to streamline care for patients with sarcoma, breast cancer and gynecologic malignancies. Amanda spends much of her free time volunteering for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). She serves on the LLS Board of Trustees, Co-Chaired Cleveland’s Light The Night event in 2020 and has led the Cleveland Clinic Light The Night team for the last twelve years. Over her tenure, Amanda’s team has raised over $1 million to support patients battling blood cancers.
Amanda has been awarded several honors including the John Carroll Young Alumni award for her leadership and commitment to service for others, the “Champion of Hope” award from the Cleveland Clinic for her advocacy for cancer patients and the “Impact Award” from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for her tremendous fundraising efforts. Amanda has dedicated her career and free time to combatting cancer; her own cancer diagnosis only furthered her passion and commitment to finding a cure.