Founders Society

In 1984, Paul Poorman, Barbara Hiney, Dave Lieberth and others exercised visionary leadership in founding Leadership Akron. Today, Leadership Akron is building on the founders’ vision with support from the Founders Society. The Founders Society recognizes individuals who are making significant investments to build on the legacy of Leadership Akron’s founders. It honors the tradition of visionary leadership that has marked the founding and continued growth of Leadership Akron.

membership Levels

The Founders Society includes three levels of membership for individuals:

The Impact Circle

(sustaining) – Individual $1,000 annual contribution to Leadership Akron programs or endowment

The Leadership Circle

(sustaining) – Individual $2,500 annual contribution to Leadership Akron programs or endowment

The Legacy Circle

(lifetime) – $25,000 cumulative lifetime gifts or an equivalent planned gift to Leadership Akron programs or endowment

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To learn more about the Founders Society contact the Leadership Akron office at 330.436.5291. You may also download a pdf version of the Founders Society contribution/pledge form.