Spark 2020: Grit to Great

Five Fresh Innovators to be recognized for impact Cleveland Leadership Center launched its summer symposium on civic leadership and innovation as an in-person event in 2016. Innovation became even more central to this year’s annual symposium, Spark: Grit to Great, which will be presented virtually on September 3, 2020. The event, sponsored by Marcum LLP,…

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CLC Board elects new Chair, members

Leadership Council and Akers Award recipients recognized The Cleveland Leadership Center Board of Trustees elected Richard “Rick” Fedorovich, CPA, Managing Partner and CEO of Bober Markey Fedorovich, as Board Chair at its annual meeting on June 17, 2020. The Board also welcomed new members of the CLC Leadership Council and David J. Akers Leadership Award…

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‘1,000 Ties’ project wins civic pitch competition

Technology, nonprofit pitches also recognized at Accelerate   CLEVELAND – A project to teach etiquette and other life skills to youth was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Thursday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center with support from Citizens Bank. Jowan Smith,…

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35 civic visionaries to pitch at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now New this year: Technovation competition, Social Venture Partners bigBANG! CLEVELAND – Thirty-five individuals with visions to create positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The sixth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center…

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CLC raises $1 million+ for endowment

New fund’s continued growth will impact Cleveland’s future  Cleveland Leadership Center has raised just over $1 million in the first phase of the organization’s Endowment Fund campaign. “The endowment will enable us to apply resources to pressing community issues, convene leaders to address those issues, and explore innovative approaches to deepen the impact leaders can…

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