Umberto P. Fedeli


Umberto P. Fedeli is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Fedeli Group, one of the largest privately held risk management and insurance firms in Ohio. The organization specializes in commercial, property and casualty and risk management, employee benefits consulting and surety. A cornerstone of The Fedeli Group has been its creative problem-solving and extensive networking capabilities. It is a platform for developing meaningful relationships, and the exchange of information, ideas and resources—adding value to create value.

Mr. Fedeli is involved in many civic, community, charitable and political activities. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and serves as Chairman of the Government and Community Relations Committee. He has been active with Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and has served as Event Chair of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Annual Gala for many years. He and his wife, Maryellen, were awarded the Distinguished Fellow Award by Cleveland Clinic. After three decards of philanthropic generosity, in 2022, the couple was honored with the Children’s outpatient lobby name dedication as Maryellen and Umberto Fedeli Family Lobby.

Additionally, Mr. Fedeli is a former member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and The 50 Club of Cleveland. He previously served on the Board of Trustees of John Carroll University. Mr. Fedeli is an honorary member of The Catholic Community Foundation of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. He became a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, administered by the Holy See in Rome and is also the holder of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

A strong sense of heritage and pride for his Italian roots drives his engagement in organizations like the Northern Ohio Italian Foundation (NOIA), a charitable organization he helped establish in 1995 that is dedicated to supporting the community in ways that celebrate Italian heritage. He serves as Chairman and is a member of its Hall of Fame. Mr. Fedeli is also founder of the Cleveland Chapter of Legatus and was formerly on its International Board of Directors.

In addition to serving as President and CEO at The Fedeli Group, Mr. Fedeli is a very active investor in the public and private sector. He currently is a managing member of Strategic Value Bank Partners and Virtera Partners.

Mr. Fedeli is a proud alumnus of St. Gregory The Great grade school, St. Joseph’s High School and John Carroll University.

Umberto and Maryellen Fedeli reside in Gates Mills, Ohio, and have been married since 1984. They have five children and thirteen grandchildren.

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