Spark 2020: Grit to Great

Five Fresh Innovators to be recognized for impact Cleveland Leadership Center launched its summer symposium on civic leadership and innovation as an in-person event in 2016. Innovation became even more central to this year’s annual symposium, Spark: Grit to Great, which will be presented virtually on September 3, 2020. The event, sponsored by Marcum LLP,…

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Rick Fedorovich appointed to the OSCPA Board

Rick Fedorovich (CLI 2020, LC 2015, CLC Board) recently become one of the newest board members of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA). According to their website, OSCPA, “partners with the accounting profession to advance the state of business so Ohio can enjoy a healthy and sustainable economic environment.” They are, “a hub…

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Ron Soeder appointed to Ohio Commission on Service and Volunteerism

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently appointed Ron Soeder (LC2 2013, LC 2012), President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland, to ServeOhio, the Ohio Commission on Service and Volunteerism. The appointment is a two-year term that will run through April 2022. ServeOhio’s mission is to strengthen Ohio communities through AmeriCorps and volunteer engagement…

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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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Three alum named to The Center for Community Solutions Board

The Center for Community Solutions announced four new Board members earlier this week, three of which are CLC alumni. Kevin McDaniel (LC 2019), Heather Stoll (LC 2017), and Tracy Strobel (LC 2015) join ten other leaders to serve the more than 100-yr-old think tank that focuses on solutions to health, social and economic issues. See…

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