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 daughters. Eppig is a leader in the philanthropic community, currently serving on the boards of the Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum, as a vice president on the board of the Cleveland Institute of Art and as a member of the Committee for Advancement of Academic Medicine under the Dean of the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She lives in Bratenahl with her husband, Dr. Michael Eppig, an orthopaedic spine surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic.