The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks take place every Wednesday at noon. Visit our calendar to see upcoming sessions.
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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE STATE LEVEL
Phillip Robinson (LC 2013, CEF 2010, CLI 2009), Member, 6th District, Ohio House of Representatives
Phil shared a behind-the-scenes perspective on the challenges the Ohio government has faced due to COVID-19 and what those things mean for its constituents.
MOVING AROUND THE CITY: TRENDS, REALITIES, AND NEW POSSIBILITIES IN TRANSIT
Jacob VanSickle, Executive Director, Bike Cleveland
Jacob talked about Bike Cleveland’s mission, the changes we’ve seen across various modes of transportation during the pandemic, and possibilities for the future of multi-modal transportation in our region.
NASA RETURNS TO THE MOON!
Dr. Joel Kearns, Director of Facilities, Test and Manufacturing, NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA has plans to return the next man and first woman to the moon by 2024 and NASA in Cleveland is playing a critical part in this mission. Dr. Kearns talks about the mission and shares key leadership tips for leading out of this world projects!
WHAT’S NEW AND WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE CLEVELAND METROPARKS
Brian Zimmerman (LC2 2014, LC2 2012, LC 2011), CEO, Cleveland Metroparks
Brian shared what’s happening with the Metroparks, what to expect as we look ahead, and his approach to leadership during this time.
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Carmen Twillie Ambar, President, Oberlin College
President Ambar shares how Oberlin responded to the pandemic in the early stages, how they’ve adapted for remote learning, what is happening on the national landscape, and what the future might hold for Oberlin and other higher education institutions across the country.
EVER EVOLVING CARES ACT
Ed Bell (LC 2011), President, Gries Financial Partners
Lauren Rich Fine (LC 2007), Partner, Gries Financial Partners
Ed discusses the intentions and details of the CARES Act and Lauren shares a brief overview of the market over the past two months.