Christopher Holly was appointed Director of the VA Cleveland Regional Offices effective January 16, 2022. As Director, he is responsible for administering VA benefits and services to a population of approximately 850,000 Veterans and their families living in Ohio. This includes administering Compensation, Pension and Veteran Readiness andEmployment benefits and a National Call Center.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Holly served as the Assistant Director of the VA Denver and Cheyenne Regional Offices. As the Assistant Director, he was responsible for administering VA benefits and services to a population of approximately 450,000 Veterans and their families living in Colorado and Wyoming. This includes administering approximately $2.2 billion in annual Compensation and Pension benefits and Veteran Readiness and Employment Services.
Mr. Holly served 24 years active duty in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer.
Mr. Holly earned an undergraduate degree from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor's in History, a Master's in Human Resources from Webster University, and obtained an Executive Certificate in Public Policy and Leadership from Georgetown University.
Todd Weber was appointed Assistant Director of the Cleveland RO in October 2012. Prior to accepting this appointment, he served the regional office in various roles including Acting National Call Center Manager and Tiger Team Program Manager. As the Tiger Team Program Manager, from Sept. 28, 2008, to May 31, 2012, Mr. Weber oversaw VBA’s only national program focused on serving Veterans over the age of 70. Additional duties included oversight of the national Rehired Annuitant program and serving as a liaison with the Ohio Department of Veteran Services. Mr. Weber’s previous positions include serving as the Assistant Service Center Manager (AVSCM) of the Cleveland RO. In this position, Mr. Weber managed two Post Determination teams, the Appeals team, and the Public Contact team. For three years preceding his assignment as AVSCM, Mr. Weber served as both an Assistant Coach and Coach on various teams within the Cleveland Veterans Service Center. As a Coach, Mr. Weber was instrumental in improving relations with the Governor’s Office of Veterans Affairs, the Ohio Association of County Veteran Service Officers, and the senior leadership within the Ohio National Guard. Mr. Weber has served as the station OEF/OIF Program Manager and Privacy Officer. Before joining Cleveland’s management team, Mr. Weber worked as a Rating Veterans Service Representative (RVSR).
Mr. Weber began his civilian government career as an RVSR in January of 2001. Prior to joining the Cleveland R O, Mr. Weber practiced law in the state of Michigan. He is a graduate of the LVA (2012) and the Leadership Development Program (2008), an enlisted Veteran of the U.S. Army, and a commissioned officer retiree from the Ohio Army National Guard.
Mr. Weber earned both his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Toledo.
Shannon Kelley was appointed as Assistant Director of the Cleveland Regional Office in July 2019. Prior to his current assignment in Cleveland, Shannon was the Director in the Huntington Regional Office from May 2014 through June 2019. He has also served as the Assistant Director in the Pittsburgh Regional Office from September 2010 through May 2014. He was the Service Center Manager (VSCM) in Pittsburgh from March 2009 to September 2010. He held the AVSCM position at the Houston Regional Office from November 2007 through March 2009. He has worked in varying capacities in VA Central Office, the Buffalo Regional Office, and the Salt Lake City Regional Office.
Mr. Kelley began his VA career in 2001 with the Cleveland VA Regional Office and has completed multiple leadership programs within the VA including Leadership VA, the Assistant Directors Development Program, and the Western Area Leadership Development Program.
Shannon was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio and currently resides in Strongsville with his wife, Laura, and son Jack. He earned an undergraduate degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in communications and obtained a law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.
Ted Ebert began his career with the VA in 2001 as a Veterans Service Representative at the Cleveland RO. He held subsequent positions as a Rating Veterans Service Representative, Assistant Coach, Coach, and Assistant Veterans Service Center Manager. Starting in May 2017, Ted serves as the Veterans Service Center Manager.
Ted is a U.S. Army Veteran who served on active duty from 1992 to 2001. He was stationed in Hawaii, Fort Drum, New York, and Indianapolis.
Ted and his wife, Vanessa, have two daughters, Jolynn and Maren.
Jennifer Toth has been the Home Loan Guaranty Officer for the Cleveland Regional Loan Center (RLC) since 2007. In this capacity, she is responsible for the overall administration and management of the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program in the Cleveland RLC service area. Ms. Toth began her career with VA in 1996 as a Loan Service Representative. She also held the positions of Loan Administration Team Leader, Loan Administration Servicing Officer, and Assistant Home Loan Guaranty Officer. Ms. Toth completed a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent State University, where she graduated with honors.
Ashley Adomaites began her VA career in June 2004 as a Veteran Readiness Counselor at the Cleveland RO. In December 2012, she was promoted to the Assistant Veteran Readiness and Employment Officer. In March 2013, Ms. Adomaites accepted her current position as the Veteran Readiness and Employment Officer. Ms. Adomaites completed a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1994 and a Master of Education in Rehabilitation Counseling in 1996, both from Kent State University.
John Hibler was appointed Chief of the Support Services Division (SSD) on October 3, 2016. SSD is responsible for the financial and administrative actions of the Cleveland Regional Office.
John began his career with the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2006 as a co-op student from Cleveland State's MBA in Health Care Administration program, and was assigned to the Lorain Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Lorain, Ohio. After graduation, he was hired as a Program Analyst with the VA National Energy Business Center in Brecksville, Ohio in 2007. In 2009, John was promoted to Administrative Officer for the VHA Service Center in Independence, Ohio, where he managed the budget, quarterly invoicing system, and administration of this Human Resources, Fiscal, and Personnel Security office for 7 years.
John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Ohio State University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cleveland State Unverisity where he graduated summa cum laude.
John was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and is an avid fan of the Cleveland sports teams and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He resides with his fiancé and her son.