Freshwater highlights Accelerate

The opportunity to submit pitches for Accelerate 2019: Citizens Make Change was recently highlighted in an article by FreshWater, stating: “Presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank, the annual competition helps connect civic-minded Clevelanders with seed funding and exposure to further their ideas—whether one-off ideas or ongoing efforts.” Accelerate is presented in partnership with…

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Five CLC alumni on Crain’s C-Suite

On December 6, five Leadership Cleveland alumni will be honored for their “contributions, community commitments and outstanding professional performances” as part of Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ 2018 C-Suite Class: CEO Akram Boutros (LC 2015) Richard Cochran (LC 2006) Daniel Walsh (LC 2011) CMO Kelly Manderfield (LC 2019) COO Dave Jenkins (LC 2009, LC2 2012) See the…

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Five LC alumni on the YWCA 2019 Women of Achievement list

Five of the seven women honored by the YWCA of Greater Cleveland are CLC alumni: Patricia DePompei (LC 2016) Deb Donley (LC 2007) Lee Ann Howard (LC 2005) Marilyn Mobley (LC 2010, CLC Board Member) Enid Rosenberg (LC 2007) According to the Cleveland.com article that announced the list, “the honor goes to women in the…

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Nichelle McCall Browne honored

Nichelle McCall Browne (CBB 2009), CEO of Bold Startups, was recently honored by Crain’s Cleveland Business as one of their Notable Women in Technology. According to a quote in the article by her colleague, Jimeka Holloway, “She is a tenacious, knowledgeable and a resilient leader … She uses her awareness and experience in the sector to help emerging entrepreneurs…

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Accelerate accepting civic pitches

Deadline November 30 to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve the region can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides seed…

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