Our Staff

Karen Schaefer

Karen Schaefer

Executive Director

Karen has been with HRCC for over 16 years.  Before becoming Executive Director in May 2017, she began her career with HRCC as the Administrative Assistant, moving up to the role of Membership Development Manager.  Karen also works part-time at the YMCA and is a 50 year Heights area resident and graduate of the South-Euclid/Lyndhurst  School system.  Her passion is helping others to become the best they can be.

Melanie Ianni

Melanie Ianni

Membership Coordinator

Melanie joined HRCC in April 2018 as Administrative Assistant and takes pleasure in supporting and empowering people while spreading joy. Her passion is helping others understand how their mind and body are connected so they can gain full control over their body activation. She enjoys spending her free time hiking, camping, attending music festivals and concerts, drawing and spending time with her cat, Gizmo.

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