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September 24, 2018
November 08, 2018
Jun 07, 2018

Leadership Akron has retained executive search firm Ratliff & Taylor to assist the search committee in selecting the organization’s next President. Interested candidates can obtain further information by contacting Patti Shumay or Linda J. Gray of Ratliff & Taylor.

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May 29, 2018

The Leadership Akron Alumni Association has named the Torchbearers Partnership Agreement Team: Laura Culp, Ron Kopp, Kyle Kutuchief, Amanda Leffler, and Brian Pollak, as this year’s recipients of the Read Family Difference Maker Award. The recipients will be recognized with a ceremonial Gingko tree planting in October.

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May 10, 2018

Leadership Akron is seeking a part-time (15-20 hours per week) Finance Administrator to join our team! Interested in applying or know someone who would be a great fit? Resumes are due Friday, June 1, 2018.

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Signature ProgramAn unparalleled community learning experience for 36 leaders per year. Applications available March. Program runs August-June each year. Read More

Leadership Akron Junior LogoA community awareness and leadership experience for high school juniors, two from each public/private/parochial high school in Summit County. Applications available in April. The class meets for monthly program days, September-April each year. Sophomores can inquire with their counselor or principal about representing their school. Read More

Leadership Akron Alumni Logo A hub for program graduates to connect, collaborate, and learn.

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insigh:Akron Logo A one-day “crash course” in Akron designed to give new executives a running start to their community involvement. Read More

Torchbearers Logo An independent affiliate of Leadership Akron, Torchbearers focuses on connecting, developing and engaging emerging leaders to serve our community. Applications available in May for the 2017 class. Visit Torchbearersakron.com

Community Leadership Institutes A short-course (2-3 months) that introduces participants to principles and practices of community leadership. The CLI’s blend leadership development with community involvement and awareness, and can be customized for the specific needs of a company/organization. Available on an open-enrollment basis each Spring and Fall; contact Leadership Akron for opportunities to customize to an individual employer.
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N.E.X.T. “New Endeavors for Experienced Talent” provides senior leaders the opportunity to examine community needs, personal strengths, and individual involvement in the community post-career. Read More

InternEdge Provides college interns an opportunity to explore the Akron area as a place to build a life and career. Delivered in partnership with Torchbearers, applications are available in March for the summer season. Read More

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