Mike Obertacz to lead Near West Theatre

Mike Obertacz (CLI 2017) will take over as the new Managing Director of Near West Theatre on October 11. He begins his tenure as the theater embarks on its 40th year and looks to kick off an endowment campaign. He takes over from founder Stephanie Morrison Hrbek (LC 2001). Morrison Hrbek will work alongside Obertacz on…

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Rear Admiral June Ryan receives Oswald Companies President’s Award

Coast Guard Rear Admiral June Ryan (retired) is the recipient of the Oswald Companies President’s Award from the Cleveland Leadership Center in recognition of her civic achievement and involvement with Leadership Cleveland. The award is given each year to the most recent elected Leadership Cleveland class president. Ryan, president of the Leadership Cleveland Class of…

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Four LC alumni to receive Life Changers Awards

Kelly Falcone-Hall (LC 2016), Brian Hall (LC 1990), Radhika Reddy (LC 2009) and Chris Ronayne (LC 2007) will be honored with Life Changers Awards at the International Life Changers Awards Dinner on September 22. CBB 2018’s Latoya Smith is serving as Mistress of Ceremony at the event. Learn more.

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Gina Beredo promoted

On January 1, 2018, Gina Beredo (LC 2015) will become Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Nordson Corporation and will serve as an executive officer of the company. Learn more.

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Alumni tapped for Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame

Two Leadership Cleveland alumni have been selected as 2017 inductees into The Press Club of Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame: Joe Frolik (LC 2011, LC2 2012) and Russ Mitchell (LC 2014) will be inducted November 2 along with four other journalists. Here’s the announcement from The Press Club: Mark your calendar for Thursday, Nov. 2…

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