Lisa Rose elected to NIRI Board

Lisa Rose (LC 2009) was recently elected to the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) Board of Directors for a four-year term. In a media release by NIRI, Rose and the other three directors elected, “will play a valuable role in helping the Board ensure the future of NIRI during these unprecedented times.” See the media…

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Alumni spotlight: Elise Yablonsky

Elise Yablonsky (CBB 2014) Planning Director, University Circle Inc. Why did you get involved with CLC? It was recommended to me by my then supervisor as a strong personal, professional, and civic growth opportunity. What were you hoping to get out of it? At the time, I had recently moved back to Cleveland after spending…

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Alumni spotlight: Toi Comer

Toi Comer (CBB 2015) Vice President and Executive Director, City Year Cleveland Why did you get involved with CLC? I decided to get involved with the Cleveland Leadership Center to invest in my pursuit of continuous learning and development as a professional who aspires to be a change agent in the Cleveland community. Being a…

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Alumni spotlight: LaToya M. Smith

LaToya M. Smith (CBB 2018) Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Fifth Third Bank What have you accomplished – or helped others accomplish? Professionally, I have been promoted from Assistant VP of Talent Acquisition to VP of Talent Acquisition at Fifth Third Bank. At Fifth Third, we pride ourselves on our community involvement. In 1948, we…

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Three LC alumni named CJN 2020 Difference Makers

Three Leadership Cleveland alumni were recently named to the 2020 class of CJN 18 Difference Makers and will be celebrated at a virtual ceremony on December 6: David Leopold (LC 2019) James Newbrough (LC 2019) Earl Pike (LC 2009) According to an article on the Cleveland Jewish News’ website, the Difference Makers are, “18 individuals…

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