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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How We See CLE: Maeve Doley

How We See CLE is a monthly series showcasing the Cleveland Leadership Center staff’s unique perspective and knowledge of our city.  Maeve Doley, Manager of Internal Projects What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard?  There is no gray area between right and wrong. What is the most rewarding part of your job? Being the “behind…

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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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