Eight CLC alumni make Crain’s Newsmakers of The Year

Half of the Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ Newsmakers of the Year 2021 are CLC alums. The list is a recognition of, “the people behind the biggest stories of the year…” Justin Bibb (Look Up 2004) Paul Dolan (LC 2001) Marcia Fudge (LC 1995) David Gilbert (LC 2001) John Morikis (LC 2013) Gina Vernaci (LC 2011) Kristin…

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What Do Winning Accelerate Pitches Look Like?

Presented by Citizens, Accelerate is the Cleveland Leadership Center’s annual pitch competition for community members who want to make a positive change in the Northeast Ohio region. Participants can submit a pitch for one of the six different categories.  The winner of the competition receives funding to help launch or grow their innovative ideas.  What…

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Cleveland Mayoral Debate: Voters First

Cleveland Mayoral Debate: Voters First Virtual Forum Monday, October 11, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. After months of campaigning, the results of the September primary elections have narrowed seven candidates down to two. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Clevelanders will have a chance to cast their votes for their city’s next mayor. The City…

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Alumni Spotlight: Drew Stelzer

Drew Stelzer (CBB 2021, OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council Chair) Commercial Property Casualty Insurance/Employee Benefits Specialist at the Schauer Group, Inc. Tell us a little bit about your civic engagement. I am grateful to be a part of an organization that encourages employees to be engaged and entrenched in the community. An organization that sees…

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Sean Watterson to receive Cleveland Arts Prize

Sean Watterson (LC 2016) was recently named as one of the four 2021 Cleveland Arts Prize honorees. Watterson was named as the 2021 winner of The Marth Joseph Prize which honors, “an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the vitality and stature of the arts in Northeast Ohio through exceptional commitment,…

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