Board of Directors

Lauren Harris- President
Senior Event Manager, Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

Virnette House-Browning- Board Chair, Governance

Michelle Morgan- Board Co-Chair, Governance
Athletic Director, John Carroll University

Shanette Buford-Brazzell- Board Chair, Membership
Assistant Director of External Relations, Weatherhead School of Management- CWRU

Paulette Welch- Board Co-Chair, Marketing & Communications
Sports Information Coordinator, Notre Dame- Cathedral Latin

Lauren Hoyer- Board Co-Chair, Marketing & Communications
Social Media Manager, Akron Marathon Charitable Corporation

Allison Kimbrough- Board Chair, WISE Within Mentoring Program
Managing Director, Business Engagement, Business Volunteers Unlimited

Elizabeth Naylor- Board Co-Chair, Programming
Director of Special Events, Food For Thought

Rebecca Griesmer- Board Co-Chair, Programming
Programming & Event Manager, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Sue Brady- Board Co-Chair, Women of Inspiration
President/ Executive Producer, BaddAss Media & Meetings

Maria DiTurno- Board Co-Chair, Women of Inspiration
Communications and Education Coordinator, Business Volunteers Unlimited 

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