Dawn Southard to return to CLE in new role at Team NEO

Dawn Southard (CLI 2009), who has spent the past four years in San Antonio, was recently hired as Vice President, Investor Relations – a newly created position at Team NEO. According to a post on Team NEO’s blog, “Southard brings more than two decades of business development, marketing and leadership experience to Team NEO, along…

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Gina Vernaci to become new President and CEO of Playhouse Square

Art Falco (LC 1993) is stepping down from his post of 28 years as CEO of Playhouse Square. Gina Vernaci (LC 2011), currently serving as Playhouse Square’s President and COO, has been named as his successor. She will assume her new role on July 1. According to a blog post on the Playhouse Square website,…

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KC McKenna named new Principal at St. Edward H.S.

KC McKenna (CBB 2016) was named as the new Principal at St. Edward High School. McKenna graduated from St. Ed’s in 2000 and has served in various leadership roles at the school over the past 12 years, most recently as VP, Admission & Strategic Initiatives. He assumes the new role on July 1. In an…

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Accelerate partnership with Destination Cleveland highlighted

In an article about Destination Cleveland’s push to create authentically Cleveland travel experiences, Cleveland.com highlighted their sponsorship of the Authentic Cleveland Experiences category at Accelerate 2019. They detailed each of the three category pitches and finalist Allison’s plans to tie her project in with the Cuyahoga50 anniversary celebrations this summer.   See the full article…

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Hope Worldwide features Karson Baldwin’s Accelerate win

HOPE worldwide posted a brief article, “NYAC Member Wins Civic Engagement Event!: Teen refugee program is winning civic pitch at Accelerate”, about Karson Baldwin and Israel Kambomba’s winning pitch to build buddy relationships among refugee and non-refugee students at Accelerate 2019: Citizens Make Change. Karson serves on HOPE Worldwide’s National Youth Advisory Council (NYAC). See the…

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