1,000 Ties

1,000 Ties Jowan Smith 2020 Winner Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The 1,000 Ties etiquette program educates inner-city males ages 6-21 on dining etiquette, tying a tie, communication skills, grooming, sportsmanship, proper dress, the art of being a gentleman, and how to be the best version of themselves. Keep up…

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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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If I could talk to my younger self… with Jason Therrien

15 minutes with Jason Therrien (LC ’17) President of thunder::tech and CLC Board Member   What were your goals at the beginning of your career? I didn’t have a singular “big goal” at the beginning of my career. My beliefs then are the same as they are now – I want to make sure I’m…

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CLC alumni recognized as Cleveland Champions

Cleveland.com recently recognized “Cleveland Champions: 25 people and organizations who are lifting up their communities.” The list includes: Donté Gibbs (CBB 2019) Erika Anthony (CBB 2014, CEBC 2013, CLI 2010)\ LaJean Ray (LC2 2019, LC 2012) Stephanie Morrison Hrbek (LC 2001) Tim Tramble (LC 2010) The list also included two past Accelerate presenters, Daniel Gray-Kontar…

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Ten CLC alums make Crain’s 2019 Forty under 40 list

Ten alumni from across CLC programs made Crain’s Cleveland Business’ 2019 Forty Under 40 list. They are: Susan Burnoski (CLI ’11) Shelly Cayette (CLI ’14) Tracy Francis (CLI ’15, CBB ’14) Kenya Guess (LC ’19) Mark Hammer (LookUp ’07) John Kane (CBB ’19) Erin Luke (CBB ’19, CLI ’15) Marianella Napolitano (CBB ’15) Autumn Russell…

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