Our Team


Board of Directors

Coats for Kids board members receive no compensation, all board positions are volunteer. Our board members assist CFK with operations including legal guidance and accounting oversight, fundraising and awareness.

Keith Hotchkiss, Board Chairman
President, Cleveland Metro, iHeartMedia Markets Group

Jim Pazderak, CPA & PFS, Treasurer
President, Covenant Financial Group and Covenant Wealth Advisors

Jeff Zukauckas, Secretary
VP Marketing, National Event Brand Manager, NPG, iHeartMedia

George Allen
Regional Vice President of Sales, Cleveland Market Group, iHeartMedia

Margaret Bernstein
Director of Advocacy & Community Initiatives, WKYC 3 Studios

Micki Byrnes
President/General Manager, WKYC 3 Studios

Kathy Hirko
Licensed Insurance Agent, KAZ Company

Johnny Hutchinson
Partner, Squire Patton Boggs


Coats for Kids Team

Coats for Kids has a year-round part-time staff of six, with the majority of work done during our annual campaign (September – February).

Debbie Martinko, Executive Director
Loretta Arnold, Operations Manager
Ann Gurin, Campaign & Marketing Coordinator
Megan Walters, Event & Program Coordinator
Julie Steel, Assistant Treasurer
Stan Urankar, Coatmobile Driver