Robert M. Heard, Sr.

Funeral Service Attendant

Robert Heard is a John Adams High School alumnus and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Cleveland State University. He earned the title of Fellow from Broad Institute and completed the Executive Leadership Program for Educators at Harvard University. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Ohio School Boards Association.

Robert is retired from State Farm Insurance and the Cleveland Clinic. Heard previously taught English in CMSD’s Adult Education Program. He is a member of the Neighborhood Connections grants committee, a member of 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland and member of the Cleveland Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

He lives in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood with his wife and two daughters.