Executive Director, Cleveland
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Before becoming the PCA-Cleveland Executive Director, Marty Mordarski served as the Director of Research & Membership at ERC, a professional services organization that assists businesses with the attraction, retention, motivation, and development of great employees. In addition to providing direction over member engagement and new member acquisition, Marty oversaw the research and evaluation process for ERC’s nationally-acclaimed NorthCoast 99 awards program, which annually recognizes the best places to work for top talent in Northeast Ohio.
While at ERC, Marty developed a passion for inspiring, informing, and empowering others to discover their potential and pursue opportunities for greater success, often writing and speaking on management best practices and speaking to students at colleges and universities about preparing for the workforce and employer expectations.
Marty is also a former collegiate athlete and high school coach. A Northeast Ohio native, he was a standout athlete at Padua Franciscan High School where he was a two-time varsity captain for baseball and football, earned multiple first-team all conference honors, was an academic all-state selection, and went on to play collegiately at Baldwin-Wallace University. His coaching career started in 2006 when he began working as an assistant JV baseball coach at Cleveland Benedictine High School. Marty spent nine years at Benedictine, including two years as head freshman coach, and the remainder as a varsity assistant until 2015. In 2013, Marty became a certified PCA trainer, and has since delivered workshops to hundreds of coaches, parents, athletes, and leaders throughout the region.
Marty received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Management from Baldwin-Wallace University and is a SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified HR professional. He was named as one of Northeast Ohio's "Top 20 in their 20s" by Crain's Cleveland Business in 2006 and is an alumnus of the Cleveland Bridge Builders. He is also member of the Greater Lorain County Chapter SHRM, is a Cleveland Leadership Center Partner, a Padua Bruin Varsity Club Member, and sits on the Event Enhancement Committee of the Associate Board for the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. A father of three young boys, he and his wife Beth reside in Olmsted Falls were he is actively involved in his community as a volunteer youth coach, is a member of the Minds Matter Cleveland Writing Council, and a volunteer instructor with Junior Achievement of Cleveland.