If I could talk to my younger self… with Dr. Akram Boutros

15 minutes with Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE (LC 2015) President & CEO, The MetroHealth System What is a piece of advice you wish somebody told you when you were younger? You should not fear being fired because it is the world guiding you towards your strengths.  For example, a colleague of mine was let go…

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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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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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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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3 Alumni join GCP Equity & Inclusion division advisory board

Michael Obi (LC 2016), Larry Oscar (LC 2009), and Michelle Tomallo (LC2 2018, LC 2017) recently joined the Greater Cleveland Partnership Equity & Inclusion division’s advisory board. According to the GCP website, the division, “has been working since 2001 to close the racial disparities in jobs, income and wealth, by growing businesses owned by people…

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