Mayor Ethan Spencer
After growing up in Western Pennsylvania, I went on to graduate from Dartmouth college with a degree in economics. I also have an MBA from Northwestern University.
Professionally I have worked in strategy consulting at Boston Consulting Group and held strategy and leadership positions at General Electric. For the last 19 years I have led large numbers of employees and managed budgets in executive roles at American Greetings. Most recently I was Vice President and Treasurer. My responsibilities included all cash related functions, investor relations, insurance and real estate.
My wife, Elizabeth and I have been married 32 years and have resided in Moreland Hills for 22. We were originally transferred here from Connecticut and decided to forego another corporate transfer to raise our children in Moreland Hills. Now our daughters, Emily and Lydia, are out pursuing their own careers. Our son, Will, graduates from Ohio State this summer. I can’t forget to mention the final member of the family, our dog, Teddy. He’s our 11-year-old beagle/boxer mix you may see around Village Hall from time to time.
I have held many community volunteer positions over the years, including OCAA soccer coach and the Cleveland Zoo Society Board of Directors. In 2019 I was elected to Moreland Hills Council. In 2021, my peers on Council elected me Council President. I enjoy golf, cooking, exercise, travel and nature.
My priorities as Mayor are to preserve the distinctive character of Moreland Hills while respecting individual property rights, keep all our residents safe through excellent police and emergency services, maintain a strong fiscal discipline, and finally to improve resident engagement through our commissions. Moreland Hills is truly a special place. Of course, my staff and I welcome suggestions and feedback from all residents.
Sherri Arrietta, Mayor’s Administrative Assistant/Clerk of Council
Sherri Arrietta serves as both the Mayor’s Administrative Assistant and the Clerk of Council and has worked for the Village since 2012. Sherri worked for the City of Beachwood Building Department for over 10 years before choosing to be a stay-at-home mom for six years.
Sherri lives in Mayfield Heights with her husband Jay, two sons Nick and Sonny, and her dogs, Bella and Bruno.