Robert P. Madison named 2020 Black Professional of the Year

The Black Professionals Association Charitable Foundation named Robert Madison (LC 1989) as the 2020 Black Professional of the Year (BPOY). The honor recognizes those honorees for their professional accomplishments, civic engagements, and personal standards of excellence. He will be honored at the BPOY’s 40th-anniversary Gala on November 7.

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Micki Byrnes to receive the 2020 PAN Award

Cleveland Public Theatre will honor Micki Byrnes (LC 2005, CLC Board) with the 2020 PAN Award at their annual Pandemonium fundraising extravaganza on September 12, 2020. Per CPT, the award each year honors an “individual who inspires us with their dedication to the community; one who enlightens and revives our spirits with their leadership.” Learn…

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‘1,000 Ties’ project wins civic pitch competition

Technology, nonprofit pitches also recognized at Accelerate   CLEVELAND – A project to teach etiquette and other life skills to youth was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Thursday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center with support from Citizens Bank. Jowan Smith,…

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Micki Byrnes named SME Cleveland 2020 Business Executive of the Year

Sales & Marketing Executives Cleveland (SME Cleveland) has named Micki Byrnes (LC 2005, CLC Board). According to the SME Cleveland website, the award is the, “profession’s premier honor to acknowledge excellence and provide community recognition for outstanding sales and marketing achievements.” She’ll receive the award on Thursday at the 59th annual Distinguished Marketing and Sales…

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Two alums make the Top 25 under 35 list

The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club recently released their 2020 Movers & Shakers Northeast Ohio Top 25 under 35 list, which includes alumni Patrick Hackett (OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council) and Drew Stelzer (OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council). According cleveland2030.org, “The awards recognize 25 young leaders under 35 years of age that have a record of…

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