Micki Byrnes named SME Cleveland 2020 Business Executive of the Year

Sales & Marketing Executives Cleveland (SME Cleveland) has named Micki Byrnes (LC 2005, CLC Board). According to the SME Cleveland website, the award is the, “profession’s premier honor to acknowledge excellence and provide community recognition for outstanding sales and marketing achievements.” She’ll receive the award on Thursday at the 59th annual Distinguished Marketing and Sales…

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3 Alumni join GCP Equity & Inclusion division advisory board

Michael Obi (LC 2016), Larry Oscar (LC 2009), and Michelle Tomallo (LC2 2018, LC 2017) recently joined the Greater Cleveland Partnership Equity & Inclusion division’s advisory board. According to the GCP website, the division, “has been working since 2001 to close the racial disparities in jobs, income and wealth, by growing businesses owned by people…

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Two alums make the Top 25 under 35 list

The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club recently released their 2020 Movers & Shakers Northeast Ohio Top 25 under 35 list, which includes alumni Patrick Hackett (OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council) and Drew Stelzer (OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council). According cleveland2030.org, “The awards recognize 25 young leaders under 35 years of age that have a record of…

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Four CLC alum among the 2020 Newsmaker Award honorees

As part of their 40th anniversary, Crain’s Cleveland Business is honoring eight Newsmakers (two for each decade), “who have had a lasting impact on our region since Crain’s first published on March 31, 1980.” Mike Benz (ALI 2018, LC 1995, CLC Board) Tom Chema (LC 1991) David Gilbert (LC 2001) Beth Mooney (LC 2008) See…

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Megan Bennett elected to West Side Catholic Center Board

Megan Bennett (OBC 2017) has been elected to the West Side Catholic Center’s Board of Directors. According to a news release by Megan’s employer Frantz Ward, she “has been involved with the West Side Catholic Center since 2014, previously serving as a member of the Associate Board, Co-Chair of the Sips and Swigs Fundraiser, and…

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