Judi Feninger Business Executive

Judi Feninger

Business Executive

Judi is the former President and Executive Director of Gordon Square Arts District (GSAD), a unique collaboration between Near West Theater, Cleveland Public Theater and the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization.

In this role, she oversaw the revitalization of the neighborhood into an economic cornerstone of Cleveland’s West Side. This renaissance has driven an estimated $500M+ in economic impact within the surrounding community.

Prior to Gordon Square Arts District, Judi served as Executive Director of the Maltz Museum and prior to that, she was the Chief Public Support Officer of the American Red Cross.

As a successful leader and active member of the community, she is has received the following awards and honors: YWCA Women of Achievement, SBN Visionary, PRSA Lighthouse Award for Career Achievement, American Red Cross CEO Award, Crain’s Cleveland Business Women of Influence and Beachwood High School Gallery of Success.

Judi holds a bachelor’s in Business Management/Marketing from Notre Dame College.