CLEVELAND – The Fund for Our Economic Future announced two new staff members this week, Erskine Bevel, Director of Operations, and Reanna Karousis, Director of Communications and Engagement.
Bevel brings a strong professional background in finance and accounting, having most recently served as chief financial officer and vice president of administration at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress. Prior to this role, he worked as a Global Purchasing Controller for Ernst & Young with a long career in financial analysis and forecasting. Erskine holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Dayton.
Karousis joined the Fund as director of communications and engagement earlier this summer. Previously, she led project management and communications around the “Where Are the Workers?” campaign. of the Fund. initiative through Collective Reach, his communications consultancy. She has also worked with the Fund on several other key communications efforts over the past few years. In her previous communications position with the Cuyahoga County District Attorney’s Office, she coordinated national media relations, grant writing, and collaboration around efforts to clear the backlog of sexual assault kits, among other things. projects. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the EW Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
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