Rising Leaders Council
The Rising Leaders Council will harness the talent and passion of the next generation of leaders in Northeast Ohio to support and promote the mission of The Gathering Place.
To ensure the viability and sustainability of The Gathering Place by fundraising, friend-raising, volunteering and empowering professional development.
Our objectives are:
Partner with The Gathering Place to engage and attract the next generation of leaders to support the organization
Plan and host a signature fundraising event and sports related fundraisers that will provide financial support for the organization
Volunteer and participate in The Gathering Place special events
Raise awareness about The Gathering Place in the community
Enhance professional development, leadership skills and knowledge about board membership
If you are interested in volunteering with the Rising Leaders Council, please submit an application here. For more information or for questions, contact Simone Swanson at email@example.com or at 216.455.1522.
Chair - Julie Gurney, Benesch
Vice Chair - Lisa Hacker, Jewish Federation
Governance Committee, Chair - Lora Brand, Falls Communications
Race for the Place Committee, Chair - Jennifer Lynch-McKinney, Cleveland Zoological Society
Signature Fundraising Committee, Co-Chairs - Khalia Lucas, Pepsi Co. and Zachary Lucas, Nasa Glenn Research Center
Sports Related Fundraisers, Chair - Joe Sass, The Riverside Group
Volunteer Committee, Chair - Leslie Brandon, Buckeye Relief
Brianna Allen, Student
John Ambrose, In Motion
Ashley Butler, WBC Group, LLC
Courtney Conn, Hyland Software
Erin Dreyfuss, The Vanguard Group
Frank Ferritto, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Lauren Klein, Cleveland Clinic
Jana Rossman-Lazarus, Swagelok Corp
Amy McMullen, Lincoln Electric
Antwan Steele, Student Navigation