/ Bobbi Reichtell – Campus District Executive Director

Bobbi Reichtell – Campus District Executive Director

Bobbi Reichtell was named executive director for the Campus District Inc. (CDI) in 2012. In this role, Reichtell leads efforts to work with the area’s anchor institutions, residents and other stakeholders around community engagement, planning, neighborhood branding and physical development of the area.

Reichtell, a longtime Cleveland resident, has been an active leader in the community development field in Cleveland for over 30 years. Her experience includes housing rehabilitation and new construction, creating neighborhood parks and bike and pedestrian trails, brownfield remediation and community organizing at the neighborhood level. For the previous seven years she served as Senior Vice President for Programs at Neighborhood Progress, Inc. in which she managed a $2 million annual grant program that invested in strategic areas around the City of Cleveland.

 A native of Cleveland, Reichtell lives in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood with her husband Mark McDermott and has two adult children, Peter and Katie McDermott. She is on the board of the Cuyahoga County Land Bank and is a co-founder of GardenWalk Cleveland, a free self-guided garden walk of Cleveland neighborhoods held annually.

You can reach her at (mobile) 216-650-6945 or by email at