Cleveland attorney and Thompson Hine LLP partner Donald H. Messinger has been named Chairman of the Board of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra.
He succeeds Dell R. Duncan, Senior Vice President / Market Leader of Peoples Bank.
The announcement was made on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Orchestra’s annual meeting.
Mr. Messinger has served as a Cleveland Pops Orchestra board member since 2006.
Messinger, selected as an “Ohio Best Lawyer of the Year” in 2015, is a partner in the Thompson Hine LLP Transactions & Securities practice group. Don has been a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and before that served as partner-in-charge of the firm’s Cleveland office.
“The Cleveland Pops Orchestra is a fabulous orchestra and truly one of Cleveland’s gems,” said Messinger, adding, “I am honored to work with dedicated fellow Board members and staff in bringing symphonic pops music to a broad audience of Northeast Ohioans.”
Shirley Morgenstern, President and C.E.O. commented on Messinger’s appointment: “We are pleased and excited to have Don’s wisdom and vision to guide our organization.”