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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Sally Gries elected as Cleveland Foundation Board Chair

The Cleveland Foundation recently Sally Gries (LC 1978) was recently elected as Chairperson of the Cleveland Foundation Board of Directors. In a news release by the Cleveland Foundation, President and CEO Ronn Richard shared, “I have had the privilege of working with Sally for the past seven years as a member of our board. The…

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People and Food on the Go

People and Food on the Go Ronald Nelson 2019 Finalist Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Creating jobs and growth in Cleveland through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, culinary training organizations, and entrepreneurs to help people capitalize on the entrepreneurship opportunities that mobile food offers. April 8, 2019 Ronald has met…

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Cleveland Public Theatre to honor Mark Ross

Cleveland Public Theatre will honor Mark Ross (LC 2016) with the 219 PAN Award at their annual Pandemonium fundraising extravaganza on September 7, 2019. Mark will be honored for being, “a strong advocate for education, diversity and inclusion, economic development, and the arts. Learn more > Mark will be blogging about his Pandemonium experience over…

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