Jason Therrien honored by John Carroll

Jason Therrien (LC 2017, CLC Board), founder and president of thunder::tech, received the 2019 Young Alumni Award from his alma mater, John Carroll University. According to JCU’s website, the award “recognizes outstanding leadership and service of a John Carroll undergraduate alumnus/a who is 40 years old or younger (as of December 31 of the year…

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Dick Pogue and Al Sanchez part of Crain’s Eight over 80

Richard ‘Dick’ Pogue (LC 1978) and Alfonso ‘Al’ Sanchez (LC 1984) were honored as part of Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ 2019 Eight over 80. According to the Crain’s article announcing the awards, “a common thread among this year’s Eight over 80 is that they continue to share their hard-won knowledge and perspective — through mentoring, teaching,…

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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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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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