February 8, 2021

CIM Adds Kevin Stein to Board of Trustees

Kevin Stein

The Cleveland Institute of Music’s Board of Trustees elected Kevin M. Stein, PhD, to a three-year term at its Wednesday, February 3, 2021, meeting. Stein is President, CEO and Director of TransDigm Group Incorporated.

“CIM’s Board of Trustees is entrusted with a century-old legacy of excellence, and we are delighted to welcome Kevin Stein – one of Cleveland’s most valued business leaders – to our ranks,” said CIM Board Chair Susan A. Rothmann, PhD. “I am grateful for his commitment to CIM and its vision to be the future of classical music.”

“Kevin truly believes in the power of a world-class education,” added CIM President & CEO Paul W. Hogle, “and his enthusiasm for CIM’s mission to empower the world’s most talented classical music students is remarkable.”

Stein joined TransDigm Group in 2014 as the Chief Operating Officer and later took the additional title of President before being promoted to CEO in May of 2018. TransDigm is a leading global designer, producer and supplier of a wide array of highly engineered proprietary aerospace components used on nearly all commercial and military aircraft in service today. Prior to joining TransDigm, Stein worked for Precision Castparts Corporation, now a division of Berkshire Hathaway, as President of the Castings and Forgings Group and as an Executive Vice President of Precision Castparts Corporation. Previously, he worked for Cooper Industries and Tyco Electronics/Raychem Corporation as a division president.

Stein also serves as a Trustee for Gilmour Academy, a K-12 independent co-ed Catholic school in Gates Mills, Ohio; and as a Trustee at Pitzer College, a private liberal arts college in Claremont, California. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Hobart College and a master’s degree and doctorate in inorganic chemistry from Stanford University.