In 2015, Chris Webb, became one of the five Accelerate finalists for his idea,”If These Walls Could Talk” – a film that animates abandoned buildings to tell 100 years of history from their neighborhood. The production is complete and he has been showing it locally in high schools and libraries across the county. Check out…Read More
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“Katie Kohn came up with the idea of an outdoor program that develops leadership skills for children in Greater Cleveland 10 years ago – an idea she hopes will attract the attention of the judges during Cleveland Leadership Center’s Accelerate 2018: Citizens Make Change,” the Cleveland Jewish News writes in its article about the event….Read More
Shaker Heights Mayor Earl Leiken (LC 1982) was named Chief of Staff to Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. He will replace Sharon Sobol Jordan, who is leaving to become CEO of the Unify Project. According to a Cleveland.com article, “Leiken will begin on April 1. Sobol Jordan is transitioning out of the job in the…Read More
Paul Wellener (LC 2007, CLC Board) has been named vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and Leader of the Industrial Products and Services Practice in the United States. According to a Business Insider article, “in his new role, Wellener will be responsible for driving key industrial products and services sector initiatives, growing the practice across all businesses…Read More
Sharon Sobol Jordan (LC 2003, Stokes CLI 2018) will leave her current position as Chief of Staff to Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish to become CEO of the Unify Project, a new nonprofit startup. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “details about the startup were not immediately available, though it is believed to be…Read More