New director named for Leadership Cleveland

Jolyn B. Parker has been named Director of Leadership Cleveland, a program of Cleveland Leadership Center that empowers recognized and senior-level positional leaders to increase and advance their positive impact on Cleveland. She also will direct the LC2 Fellows program, in which Leadership Cleveland alumni engage in a project-based, outcome-driven civic engagement experience. Ms. Parker…

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Seven alumni to receive 2022 Smart Women Awards

Smart Business‘ Smart Women Awards recognize women who, “are leading the way in creating strong organizations and mentoring up-and-coming women.” 2022 Progressive Woman Honorees Dione Alexander (LC 2018) Jill Dietrich Mellon (LC 2022, CLI 2019) Robin Doerschuk (CBB 2015) K. Kelly Hancock (LC 2022) Jessica Jung (LC 2021) Dalithia Smith (LC 2020) 2022 Social Impact…

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Three CLC alumni make the Crain’s 20 in their Twenties list

Three CLC alumni have been selected by Crain’s Cleveland Business for their 2022 20 in their Twenties list, which honors, “talented young leaders in Northeast Ohio’s business and nonprofit community.” Hannah Caldwell (OBC 2022) Claire Levin (OBC 2021) Anastasia Rokisky (CBB 2022) See the full list >

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CLC partners with Assembly, Huntington in new arts initiative

Residency to support arts entrepreneurs, racial equity A new type of residency for artists and arts entrepreneurs is accepting applications beginning June 15, 2022. Assembly for the Arts is partnering with the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC) in developing the program development as part of Assembly’s Entrepreneur in Residence program powered by Huntington. In keeping with…

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Joe Cimperman and Brad Kostka to receive PRSA awards

Joe Cimperman (LC 2003) was recently named PRSA’s 2022 John Hill Award winner. The award honors a, “chief executive of a Greater Cleveland area organization who provides outstanding leadership and support for internal and external communications.” Brad Kostka (CBB 2002) will receive the Lighthouse Award, which recognizes, “the career accomplishments and community service of a…

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