Julia Foos (LookUp 2018) recognized

Julia has spent her summer collecting and donating 25,000 books to local nonprofits that provide books to low-income children. A few years ago, she learned Cleveland has one of the lowest literacy rates in the country – 61% of low-income children do not have any books in their homes. She told News 5, “That really…

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Emily Bacha one of Freshwater’s #Fresh10

Emily Bacha (CBB 2018, LookUp 2005) was recently named to Freshwater Cleveland’s #Fresh10, “a group of talendted professionals under 34 years old all making their mark on The Land – and beyond.” Bacha currently serves as Director of Communications and Marketing for Western Reserve Land Conservancy. She told Freshwater, “I have the privilege of proudly…

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Bruce Loessin to be honored at National Philanthropy Day

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Cleveland will honor Bruce Loessin (LC 1995) along with a handful of other committed fundraisers and philanthropists who, give generously of their time, talent and treasure, and the chapter received many outstanding nominees who are all moving the needle to improve the city, the region and the nation,”…

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Board of Trustees Chair, members elected

New marketing statement unveiled at annual meeting Ira Kaplan, Executive Chair of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP, was elected Chair of the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC) Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual Board meeting on June 28, 2018. Kaplan, an alumnus of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2003, had been Board Co-Chair for…

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Two in LC 2018 receive Oswald Companies President’s Award

Jamie Cole, a Vice President of The Adcom Group, Inc., and Tom McNair, Executive Director of Ohio City, Inc., have been named recipients of the Oswald Companies President’s Award from the Cleveland Leadership Center. The award is in recognition of their civic achievement and involvement with Leadership Cleveland, a program of Cleveland Leadership Center. The…

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