YWCA announces 2018 Lifetime Women of Achievement

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland is to honor Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (LC 1995) and Beth Mooney (LC 2008) as 2018 Lifetime Women of Achievement in commemoration of the YWCA’s 150th anniversary working in Greater Cleveland. The women have previously received the Woman of Achievement Award in 2002 and 2008, respectively.   Read about the honorees…

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Ernst & Young names Whitt Butler Managing Partner of Akron Office

Whitt Butler (LC 2016) has been named Managing Partner of Ernst & Young’s Akron Office. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “In Akron, where EY has about 100 people, Butler succeeds Jerry Gootee, who has run that office since 2016.” Butler will begin his new role effective July 1, 2018, which is the start…

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Michael DeAloia named StartUp Lakewood’s Entrepreneur in Residence

StartUp Lakewood has named Michael DeAloia (CBB 2007) Entrepreneur in Residence to help launch an incubator space. According to Cleveland.com, “Expected to launch in May, the incubator space will provide start-up businesses access to DeAloia’s counsel, as well as amenities such as a conference room, printer, fax machine and the Internet. The goal is to…

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Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club names 2018 Movers & Shakers

The Cleveland 20/30 Club has announced the 2018 Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shakers Award winners. According to the club’s website, “The Awards recognize 25 young leaders under 35 years of age that have a record of excellence in their work, civic engagement and philanthropic efforts.” Ben Colas (Accelerate 2016 winner), Selina Pagan (LU…

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Accelerate 2018 winning pitch on Cleveland 19 News

Tory Coats was interviewed about his winning Accelerate pitch on Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, March 7. He spoke with reporter Sara Goldenberg about his plans to work with teens on creating pop-up shops to transform Cleveland neighborhoods and help them become entrepreneurs. CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley spoke about how Accelerate gives voice…

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