Lunch with Leaders

Have you been dreaming about having a conversation with that C-level executive? If you’ve ever wanted to know how Cleveland’s leaders got where are they are today, now is your chance!

Lunch with Leaders provides the opportunity to grab lunch and chat with our city’s top leaders representing diverse industries including accounting, banking, philanthropy, marketing, healthcare, and much more to learn about their careers. Attendees have the opportunity to speak with three leaders in a  small group setting.

Past participants have included...

David T. Abbott | The George Gund Foundation, Executive Director

Armond Budish | Cuyahoga County Executive

Marc S. Byrnes | Chairman, Oswald Companies

Brandon Chrostowski | EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute, Founder/President/CEO

Dr. Alex Johnson | President, Cuyahoga Community College

Joseph Marinucci | President & CEO, Downtown Cleveland Alliance

August Napoli | President & CEO, United Way of Greater Cleveland

Ronn Richard | President and CEO, The Cleveland Foundation

Jonathon Sawyer | The Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat, Trentina, & Team Sawyer Restaurants, Chef/Restaurateur

Kristin Warzocha | President and CEO, Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Rocco Whalen | Fahrenheit, Chef/Owner

Brian Zimmerman | Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metroparks

Matt Zone  | Ward 15 Councilman, Cleveland City Council

And many more…