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educator , design company executive

Rosemarie Helen Amato, American design company executive, educator. Named Outstanding Senior Woman Leader, Ohio State University, 1972, Outstanding Pace Setter Greater Cleveland Enterprising Women, Directory of Enterprising Women of Greater Cleveland, 1985.


Amato, Rosemarie Helen was born on July 20, 1950 in Cleveland. Daughter of August Martin and Helen (Kovanes) Amato.


Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1972. Master of Science, Cleveland State University, 1978.


Educator Lorain (Ohio) City Schools, 1972-1974, Cuyahoga Heights Local Schools, Cleveland, 1974-1981. President, owner Western Reserve Design Studio, Inc., since 1980.


Advisor Sohio Riverfest for City of Cleveland, Cleveland Flats, 1986, Community Design for Cleveland Flats, 1985-1986. Community representative Woman Space, Cleveland, 1984-1985. Member American Society Interior Designers, Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Cleveland Business and Professional Women's Club (2nd vice president 1983-1986, 1st vice president 1986-1987), Woman Business Owners Association(member at large representative to board directors 1986-1987, member chairman 1986-1987, facilities chairman 1987-1989, secretary 1989), Order Sons of Italy in American (local trustee 1981-1985, local finance secretary 1985-1987, state scholarship chairman 1982, 83, 86, Italian awareness in United States of America state chairman, 1985, orator since 1989), Flats Oxbow Association (secretary 1985-1986), Cleveland Women's City Club, Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Delta Kappa (corresponding secretary 1983-1985).


  • Other Interests

    Ballet, dance, art history, cooking.


Married Richard Adam Damiani, July 3, 1978.

August Martin Amato

Helen (Kovanes) Amato

Richard Adam Damiani