Team


Jonathan Welle

Executive Director, member of the board

Jonathan is a co-op and organizer passionate about closing the ownership gap in his hometown of Cleveland. He spent three years in corporate consulting, where he saw the power of ownership -- and the danger of ownership unaccountable to the people it affects. He worked on President Obama's 2012 campaign and as a Peace Corps volunteer. You can find him catching sunsets during runs at Cleveland's Edgewater Park.

Holley Davenport

Organizer / Americorps VISTA member

After 27 years as a cosmetology manager, Holly decided to step into action by applying to the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP). That journey has since taken her to Edwin's Leadership and Development Institute, a term as manager of Edwin's butcher shop, and a year of service with Americorps VISTA at CEOWorks, a national non-profit organization focused on employment and sustainable skills for individuals reentering the community while on supervision. She created a nonprofit called "Stirring the Pot" and a scratch kitchen catering business, Heavenly Delicious Heart and Soul Cuisine. In Collinwood, she's active with her church and the local youth sport league.

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