Cleveland Arts Prize Honors Barbara Robinson

Cleveland Arts Prize recognized Barbara S. Robinson (LC 1979) with a special dinner and program in her honor to inaugurate a third Special Prize as part of the organization’s annual awards program. The new Barbara S. Robinson Prize for the Advancement of the Arts will be awarded annually to an individual or organization for extraordinary…

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Robyn Minter Smyers promoted

Robyn Minter Smyers (LC 2016, CBB 2003) has been elected to Thompson Hine’s Executive Committee which, according to the press release by Thompson Hine, “sets and manages the implementation of firm-wide strategy and oversees the firm’s financial and operational performance.” According to Deborah Z. Read, Thompson Hine’s firm-wide Managing Partner and Chair of the Executive…

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Elizabeth Newman to be honored at Hip 2B Square event

President and CEO of the Centers for Families and Children and Circle Health Services, Elizabeth Newman (LC2 2017, LC 2016, CBB 2004), will be honored at Gordon Square Arts District’s annual fundraiser, Hip 2B Square: Fear No Art. According to the event page, “we are thrilled to honor Elizabeth Newman at this year’s event. Elizabeth…

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Browns promote David Jenkins to executive VP and chief operating officer

David Jenkins (LC 2009, LC2 2012) has been named the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Cleveland Browns. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “Jenkins, who is entering his 15th season with the team, will be in charge of the team’s business operations and its long-term vision. Prior to his promotion,…

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Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Board names Jill Paulsen interim director

Jill Paulsen (LC 2017)  has been named interim director of the Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Board. According to a Cleveland.com article, “Paulsen has served as deputy director of the grant maker since 2011 and has overseen more than $100 million in grants to over 350 organizations during her tenure. The move comes after last month’s…

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