Mandel School honors two CLC alumni

Two alumni were recently honored as part of Case Western Reserve University‘s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences 2018 Alumni Awards. The awards are given to, “alumni who best embody the mission of the Mandel School to advance social work and nonprofit management to make this a more just world.” Bernie…

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Five CLC alumni receive national acclaim

The Legal 500 United States 2018 edition included five CLC alumni at Thompson Hine: James Aronoff (LC 2012, CLC Board) Jeffrey Applebaum (LC 1997) Erin Luke (CBB 2019) Robyn Minter Smyers (CBB 2003, LC 2016) Linda Striefsky (CLI 2009) Applebaum was  noted as one of the country’s top 22 construction lawyers and Luke was recognized…

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Susie Barragate promoted to President & CEO

Susie Barragate (CBB 2013) has been named to succeed Bob Comben as President and CEO of Vocational Guidance Services (VGS). Barragate will assume the title of President in September and will add CEO to her title when Comben officially retires at the end of the year. In a quote in Crain’s Cleveland Business,  VGS Board…

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Shane McRann Bigelow and Kara Lewis on the move

Kara Lewis (CBB 2011) is stepping up to serve as Director of AB Bernstein’s Cleveland-area private wealth practice. She steps into the role vacated by Shane McRann Bigelow (LC 2016), who was named CEO of Ownum, Bernie Moreno Co.’s blockchain company. According to a quote in Crain’s Cleveland Business from David Barnard, Managing Director at…

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Two alumni being honored by the Press Club of Cleveland

Leon Bibb (LC 1986) and Denise Polverine (LC 2008, CBB 2006) will be honored by The Press Club of Cleveland at their annual Hall of Fame induction banquet on November 1, 2018. Leon Bibb, a 1999 Hall of Fame inductee, will receive the Chuck Heaton Award in recognition of his community involvement and journalistic excellence….

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