10 CLC alumni advance from primary election

Ten CLC alumni advanced from the primary and will appear on ballots across Cuyahoga County for the general election on November 2, 2021. Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb (LookUp 2004) Kevin Kelley (LC 2009) Cleveland City Council Kerry McCormack (LC 2018, LookUp 2005) – Ward 3 Blaine Griffin (LC2 2015, LC 2014, CLC Board) – Ward…

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Six alumni on the 20/30 Club’s 2021 Movers & Shakers

The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club’s 2021 Northeast Ohio Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shakers Awards include six CLC alumni. According to a post on the Club’s website, “The Awards recognize 25 young leaders under 35 years of age that have a record of excellence in their work, civic engagement and philanthropic efforts. These individuals…

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Remembering former LC Director and LookUp founder Judy Ruggie

Former Leadership Cleveland Director (1983-1992) and Look Up To Cleveland Founder, Judy Ruggie, 83, passed away at her home in Montana on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The full obituary as published in The Plain Dealer from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2021: “Mover and Shaker Judith Marie Ruggie, 83, died peacefully at her home in…

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CLC programs shape leadership attitudes and practices, alumni survey finds

Alumni of Cleveland Leadership Center programs feel their program experience was significant in shaping their attitudes about leadership in the community as well as their leadership practices and behaviors in the community, CLC’s fall 2019 alumni survey has found. The survey also revealed that CLC alumni are nearly seven times more likely to devote time…

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Six alumni on Crain’s 40 Under Forty list

Six CLC alumni made Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ 40 Under Forty list for 2020. According to Crain’s, they “represent a range of businesses and backgrounds, these 40 are committed to the future of Northeast Ohio. They range from professionals to entrepreneurs to community servants. And in a year that has been like no other with the…

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