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For over 35 years, Leadership Akron has been connecting leaders to advance the Akron community. We have been helping leaders see beyond their own spheres to the bigger picture of the community, and inspire them to become more effectively involved as community leaders. You can read our recent updates and upcoming events here, and don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

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Leadership Akron Announces Class 34
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Leadership Akron has selected a class of 36 leaders for its 2017/2018 Signature program. The class includes participants from greater Akron’s business, government, and non-profit sectors. With 2-3 highly qualified applicants for every position in the class, the selection process was especially competitive for Class 34. Since 1984, Leadership Akron has inspired participants to advance their involvement and impact as community leaders. read more

Laura Culp named recipient of 2017 Lieberth Community Vision Award
Friday, May 26, 2017

Leadership Akron has named Laura Culp, Partner at Sikich, LLP, as the recipient of this year’s Lieberth Community Vision Award. The first Lieberth Community Vision Award was named for and presented to Mr. David Lieberth, a founder of Leadership Akron, in recognition of his outstanding community service and leadership. read more

Toth and Browning to receive Distinguished Leader Award
Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Leadership Akron Alumni Association has named Kirstin Toth and Nick Browning this year’s recipients of its Distinguished Leader Award. The award recognizes a graduate(s) of Leadership Akron who has contributed in an extraordinary and significant way to a specific issue or cause in the community. read more

Leadership Akron Class 33 Solicits Letters of Interest for Annual Grant
Monday, December 19, 2016

Focus is on efforts to assist juvenile/youth in crisis in Summit County. Leadership Akron Class 33 is seeking letters of interest from nonprofit agencies and other organizations that support efforts that will positively impact juvenile/youth in crisis in Summit County, Ohio. read more