Find Your Leadership Akron Experience

Leadership Akron is a lifelong journey—one that unfolds in our community. Your experiences with us help you embrace community as a central aspect of being a well-rounded leader. Where are you on your journey?

Develop My Leadership

From the high school junior through early career professional, Leadership Akron has a program for you! This can also encompass more seasoned leaders who are newer to leading outside of their organization.

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Expand My Leadership

No two leadership journeys are the same. We invite you to explore our variety of programs designed to hone your leadership skills and connect you even deeper with our community.

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Reimagine My Leadership

Good leaders never stop learning. They continue to learn and make new connections in our vibrant community. We encourage you to consider a Leadership Akron program designed to maximize your leadership talents even well beyond your career.

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Leadership Events

2019 Lieberth Community Vision Award

Please join us in honoring David James, Superintendent of Akron Public Schools, as the 8th recipient of the Lieberth Community Vision Award. read more

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Latest News


On July 30, 2019, Leadership Akron announced its class of 24 individuals for its 2019-2020 NEXT program. NEXT provides the opportunity for experienced leaders to reimagine their next chapter of commun… read more

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Blog & Insights

Welcome New Board Members, Paul N. Catania and Betsy L.B. Hartschuh

Leadership Akron is excited to welcome new board members, Paul N. Cantania of Oswald Companies, and Betsy Bare Hartschuh of Witschey Witschey & Firestine Co., LPA. We look forward to new ideas, passio… read more

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Walk a Mile with Akron Leaders

September’s Leadership on Main featured Mark Gerberich, president and CEO of International Soap Box Derby. Mark chatted with moderator Anne Armeo, Vice President of Medicare and Individual Products &… read more

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Collaborate with Leadership Akron

Akron is a strong community because of its people. Leadership Akron brings together leaders who share a commitment to building our community. Find out how you can get involved in Leadership Akron.

As an Employer

Discover how participation in Leadership Akron programs benefits leaders of all levels in your organization.

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As a Supporter

Discover how your support of Leadership Akron helps strengthen the Greater Akron area.

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