President and CEO, CEOs for Cities
Senior Fellow, Center for Economic Development
Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Urban Scholar, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs andthe Great Cities Institute, at the University of Illinois at Chicago
CEOs for Cities is a learning community and partnership network of cross-sector, cross-generational urban leaders who research, create, and share smart ideas and practices for making cities and regions economically successful.
Great Cities are Advanced by Great Leaders.
Great Leaders are Advanced by Great Ideas.
Great Ideas are Advanced by Great Networks.
Offices: * Cleveland / Chicago
Past Service / Education
Ohio Lt. Governor
Ohio Attorney General
Ohio State Senator
Ohio State Representative
Director, Ohio Department of Economic Development
Chair, Ohio Governor's Economic Growth Cabinet
Chair, Ohio Third Frontier Commission
Chair, Clean Ohio Council
Chair, Governor's Council on Affordable Housing and Homelessness
President and CEO, Center for Families and Children
Partner, Hahn, Loeser & Parks LLP
Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Oberlin College, B.A.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
Case Western Reserve University School of Nonprofit Organizations, MNO
Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management Professional Fellows Program
Presidential Teaching Fellow, Case Western Reserve University
Center for Creative Leadership, Leadership at the Peak Program
Chase Public Leadership Fellow, Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government
Harvard Business School Program on Negotiation