SPEAKER

Rob Cleveland, CEcD

President & CEO
Cornerstone Alliance
Benton Harbor, MI

Rob Cleveland is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cornerstone Alliance. A Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), by the International Economic Development Council, Rob leads the Berrien County economic development organization in their initiatives to attract new business; create jobs; retain and grow the region’s existing business base; help new business start-ups; and fundraising. Rob has a solid and successful background in both community and economic development where he was Director, Economic Development and Community Relations for Indiana Michigan Power (American Electric Power) and Executive Director for Blackford County Economic Development in Hartford City, IN. He has also worked in professional sports for the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever, as well as Andretti Green Racing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sport Administration from Ball State University. Rob and his wife, Susan, live in St. Joseph with their three children.