ECDI announces Danielle Sydnor as Executive Director of Northern Ohio

ECDI has named Danielle Sydnor (CBB 2014) Executive Director of Northern Ohio. According to ECDI’s website, “as the Executive Director, Danielle will cultivate relationships within the community and work to ensure ECDI is able to execute on its goals of providing technical assistance, training and access to capital for small businesses.”   Read the full…

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Black Girl in the CLE take on Accelerate

Dawn Rivers, recently intrigued by pitch competitions, attended Accelerate last week and wrote a blog post describing her experience. “Each of the ideas I saw pitched were well thought out and executed. This only made me more determined to take my business to the stage. Look out Cleveland, here I come!” Read the full post…

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Buckley King announces Gregory Costabile has become a shareholder

Attorney Gregory Costabile (LC 2011) has become a shareholder of Buckley King, the firm he joined in 2016. According to the press release, “Costabile… is a Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law by the Ohio State Bar Association Specialty Board. He is a seasoned litigator and trained in alternative dispute resolution techniques including Collaborative Law,…

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Patricia Shlonsky appointed Cuyahoga County Public Library Board President

Patricia Shlonsky (LC 2012) has been named President of the Cuyahoga County Public Library Board of Trustees. Shlonsky’s two-year term as Board President began on January 23, 2018, and according to Ulmer’s website, “Shlonsky currently serves as the Partner-in-Charge of the Cleveland office of Ulmer & Berne LLP, where she also chairs the firm’s Employee…

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Put your car keys down to drive change in NEO

by Joseph Calabrese (LC 2002) CEO, General Manager, Secretary-Treasurer Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority   In the famous words of Rodney Dangerfield, I often feel like screaming, “I get no respect.” We know that some of you know of RTA, but maybe you don’t always think of RTA as a travel option. Here are a few examples…

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