David Weiss Appointed Shaker Heights Interim Mayor

David Weiss (LC 2004) has been named interim mayor of Shaker Heights to replace Earl Leiken (LC 1982) until the election. Leiken will officially resign March 31 and become Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish’s chief of staff.¬†According to the Shaker Heights Patch, “Weiss was a Shaker Heights City Councilman from 1996 to 1999. He was…

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Three CLC alumni mentioned in Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine¬†listed the country’s most influential black executives, and CLC alumni Craig Arnold (LC 2002), Margot James Copeland (LC 1991), and Jeffery Weaver (LC 2017) made the list. As stated in a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “The list ‘showcases an elite representation of African-American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and…

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CLC alumni to be honored at the 2018 Smart Women Breakfast

Five CLC alumni will be recognized at the 2018 Smart Women Breakfast & Awards on April 26, 2018. Margaret Bernstein (LC2 2017, LC 2016, CLI 2014), Jayne Juvan (CBB 2010), Judi McMullen (LC2 2014, LC 2013), Natalie Leek-Nelson (LC 2010), and Ashley Basile Oeken (CBB 2012, CLI 2009) are all Progressive Woman honorees.   See…

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YWCA announces 2018 Lifetime Women of Achievement

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland is to honor Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (LC 1995) and Beth Mooney (LC 2008) as 2018 Lifetime Women of Achievement in commemoration of the YWCA’s 150th anniversary working in Greater Cleveland. The women have previously received the Woman of Achievement Award in 2002 and 2008, respectively.   Read about the honorees…

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Ernst & Young names Whitt Butler Managing Partner of Akron Office

Whitt Butler (LC 2016) has been named Managing Partner of Ernst & Young’s Akron Office. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “In Akron, where EY has about 100 people, Butler succeeds Jerry Gootee, who has run that office since 2016.” Butler will begin his new role effective July 1, 2018, which is the start…

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