New director named for Leadership Cleveland

Jolyn B. Parker has been named Director of Leadership Cleveland, a program of Cleveland Leadership Center that empowers recognized and senior-level positional leaders to increase and advance their positive impact on Cleveland. She also will direct the LC2 Fellows program, in which Leadership Cleveland alumni engage in a project-based, outcome-driven civic engagement experience. “Jolyn is…

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Seven alumni to receive 2022 Smart Women Awards

Smart Business‘ Smart Women Awards recognize women who, “are leading the way in creating strong organizations and mentoring up-and-coming women.” 2022 Progressive Woman Honorees Dione Alexander (LC 2018) Jill Dietrich Mellon (LC 2022, CLI 2019) Robin Doerschuk (CBB 2015) K. Kelly Hancock (LC 2022) Jessica Jung (LC 2021) Dalithia Smith (LC 2020) 2022 Social Impact…

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Joe Cimperman and Brad Kostka to receive PRSA awards

Joe Cimperman (LC 2003) was recently named PRSA’s 2022 John Hill Award winner. The award honors a, “chief executive of a Greater Cleveland area organization who provides outstanding leadership and support for internal and external communications.” Brad Kostka (CBB 2002) will receive the Lighthouse Award, which recognizes, “the career accomplishments and community service of a…

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Seven CLC alumni to be honored with Smart Women Awards

Every year, Smart Business “recognizes the achievements of leading businesswomen, inspiring male advocates and effective women’s programs through the Smart Women Awards program.” Seven CLC alumni will be honored in 2022. Progressive Woman award recipients include: Dione Alexander (LC 2018) Jill Dietrich Mellon (LC 2022, CLI 2019) Robin Doerschuk (CBB 2015) K. Kelly Hancock (LC 2022) Jessica…

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Six LC alumni make Crain’s 2022 Women of Note

Six Leadership Cleveland alumni have been recognized by Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ as 2022 Women of Note: Habeebah Grimes (LC 2020) Yvette Ittu (LC 2004) Megan Lykins Reich (LC2 2022, LC 2020) Tania Menesse (LC 2022) April Miller Boise (LC 2007, CBB 2002) Erika Rudin-Luria (LC 2020) The award honors, “outstanding women whose achievements, dedication and…

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