CLC names Bonhard as Bridge Builders Director

Ciomcia to become Executive Vice President Jody Bonhard, an alumna of the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2017, has been named Director of Cleveland Bridge Builders. Rachel Ciomcia, who has been serving as the Cleveland Leadership Center’s Vice President of Strategic Engagement and Director of Cleveland Bridge Builders, will assume the role of Executive Vice…

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Bob Smith to head the JobsOhio Board

Robert ‘Bob’ C. Smith (LC 1997) was appointed by Governor Mike DeWine as Board Chairman for JobsOhio – a private non-profit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. In an article on Cleveland.com announcing the appointment, JobsOhio President and Chief Investment Officer JP…

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Oné Respé

Oné Respé Karson Baldwin & Israel Kambomba 2019 Winner Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A partnership where students at local schools and the Thomas Jefferson International Newcomer’s Academy visit each other’s schools, play, create, and eat together as they share their lives. These friendships cultivate honor and respect for immigrants and…

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Dick Pogue honored by Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Dick Pogue (LC 1978) received the Charles Eisenman Award from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland at their 115th annual meeting on April 8, 2019. According to a post on the Federation’s website, “He is the 95th recipient of the Charles Eisenman Award, which is presented each year to a person or nonprofit who has demonstrated…

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Sally Gries elected as Cleveland Foundation Board Chair

The Cleveland Foundation recently Sally Gries (LC 1978) was recently elected as Chairperson of the Cleveland Foundation Board of Directors. In a news release by the Cleveland Foundation, President and CEO Ronn Richard shared, “I have had the privilege of working with Sally for the past seven years as a member of our board. The…

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