Mayor, City of Berea
Mayor Kleem is serving his third term, having first been elected in 2008. Prior to becoming mayor, he was the Executive Director of the Berea Community Development Corporation for four (4) years. Mayor Kleem has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning Design and Development from Cleveland State University and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Akron. Mayor Kleem was an original board member of the County’s Land Bank, is Vice-President of Hanson House, a non-profit to assist those with traumatic brain injuries, and is a mentor for at-risk males with Ohio Boys Town and Guidestone (Berea’s Children’s Home).