Mandel School honors two CLC alumni

Two alumni were recently honored as part of Case Western Reserve University‘s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences 2018 Alumni Awards. The awards are given to, “alumni who best embody the mission of the Mandel School to advance social work and nonprofit management to make this a more just world.” Bernie…

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Five CLC alumni receive national acclaim

The Legal 500 United States 2018 edition included five CLC alumni at Thompson Hine: James Aronoff (LC 2012, CLC Board) Jeffrey Applebaum (LC 1997) Erin Luke (CBB 2019) Robyn Minter Smyers (CBB 2003, LC 2016) Linda Striefsky (CLI 2009) Applebaum was  noted as one of the country’s top 22 construction lawyers and Luke was recognized…

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Three alumni recognized as Trailblazers

The National Council of Negro Women – Cuyahoga County Section honored three CLC alumni as part of their 37th Annual Luncheon. Marcella Boyd Cox (CLI 2013, LC 2002), Keniece Grey (Stokes CLI 2018, LookUp 2011), and Marsha Mockabee (LC 2013) were recognized as Trailblazers: women leaders leveraging the power of excellence and influence at the…

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Gina Vernaci stepping up at Playhouse Square

Playhouse Square recently announced Gina Vernaci’s (LC 2011) promotion to President and Chief Operating Office. In her new role, which she assumes on October 1, she will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Playhouse Square. According to the statement released by Playhouse Square, Art Falco (LC 1993) will remain on as CEO, but will,…

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CLC alumni named to Cleveland Fed Community Advisory Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has created a 15-member Community Advisory Council that includes three CLC alumni: Heidi Gartland (LC2 2013, CLI 2011, LC 2007) Augie Napoli (Stokes CLI 2018, LC 1995) Danny Williams (LC 1993) According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “The council is designed to ‘help inform the bank’s community development…

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