The Fedeli Team

Umberto P. Fedeli

President & CEO


Since 1988, Umberto P. Fedeli has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Fedeli Group, one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in Ohio and a multi-year recipient of Weatherhead 100's list of the fastest growing companies in northeast Ohio.  The Fedeli Group has become a fully integrated insurance and financial services firm, specializing in insurance and risk management, employee benefits and workers' compensation consulting, surety, environmental risk management and estate planning. The cornerstone of The Fedeli Group has always been its creative problem-solving and unique networking capabilities.

A genuine commitment to his community has led Umberto to contribute much of his personal time and energy to a variety of civic and charitable causes. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and is currently serving as their Chairman of Government Relations. He is on the Board of Trustees of John Carroll University and is a trustee of the Cleveland Catholic Dioceses Foundation, Chairman of the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation, a charitable organization that he helped establish in 1995. He is also involved in Legatus, an international organization of Catholic CEOs, is founding member of their Cleveland Chapter, formerly on their International Board of Directors and was named their 2002 Officer of the Year.  He is an active member of the Cleveland Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization and The 50 Club.

Among his many accomplishments, Umberto is honored to have been named Man of the Year by the Americans of Italian Heritage and the Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, as well as being honored with the Columbian Award by the Italian Federation. He was selected by Inside Business as one of Cleveland's most "powerful" people in the Business/Community/Political Arena.  He has been recognized by John Carroll University's Business School as one of Fifty of Its Finest, and has been the recipient of both the Grand Illusion Award from the Ohio Cancer Research Associates and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Norman Cohn Hope Award for Outstanding Philanthropic and Community Service. He has been inducted into the Villa Angela-St. Joseph Hall of Fame and was named the Boys' Town of Italy 2002 Man of the Year.  In 1998, he became a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, administered by the Holy See in Rome.  Umberto is the holder of the prestigious Ellis Island Medals of Honor,  and along with his wife Maryellen, was honored as the Christ Child Society's Person of the Year in 2003.

Umberto is a proud alumnus of St. Joseph's High School and John Carroll University. He resides in Gates Mills with his wife Maryellen and their five children.


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