Our Trustees

Ruth Swetland Eppig

Vice Chair

Ruth Swetland Eppig, who holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from Smith College, is president of the Sears-Swetland Family Foundation, which she operates with her brother and children. Eppig is a leader in the philanthropic community, currently serving as a vice chairman on the board of the Cleveland Institute of Art and as chairman of the Advisory Council of the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health which resides at the Medical School at Case Western Reserve University. She lives in Bratenahl with her husband, Dr. Michael Eppig, an orthopedic spine surgeon.