This year’s Person of the Year is Hon. Basil M. Russo.
Mr. Russo has served as managing partner of the law firm of Russo, Rosalina & Co, LPA since the firm was founded in 1978. The law firm has represented the interests of over 100,000 northeast Ohio residents during that time, until his retirement in 2014. He is the national president of the Order Italian Sons and Daughters of America and the father of Benedictine alums, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, directors of the Captain America movies!