Leadership on Main


A monthly speaker series Generously sponsored by the Akron RubberDucks. 

Come join us for breakfast the second Wednesday of each month, as we bring in Akron’s changemakers for a moderated leadership conversation. In the spirit of life-long learning, by capturing insights from our featured speakers, Leadership Akron alumni will be better informed about our community and be inspired for further engagement.   

Exclusively for Members of the Leadership Akron Alumni Association, current Signature, NEXT and Diversity on Board Class participants, and Torchbearers. 

REMAINING 2019 Dates:

November - No session due to Lieberth Community Vision Award breakfast on 11/14/19

December 11th - Featuring Malcolm Costa, President & CEO, Community Action, Akron Summit

2020 Dates:

*Please check back to see a complete list of confirmed speakers for the 2020 calendar year.*

January 15 - still being confirmed

February 19 - Featuring Madhu Sharma, Executive Director, International Institute of Akron

March 11th - Featuring Crystal Jones, Executive Director, Project Ujima

April 8 - still being confirmed

May 20 - still being confirmed

June 24 - Featuring Cheryl Stephens, President & CEO, East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation

July - No session All-Star Break

August 19 - Featuring Dawn Distler, Executive Director, Metro RTA

September 16 - still being confirmed

October 21 - Artist Panel

November 11 - Featuring Steve Millard, President & CEO, Greater Akron Chamber

December 16 - Featuring Barry Dunaway, President, Leadership Akron