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Luncheon with Cleveland Foundation's President and CEO Ronn Richard

  • Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) 1495 F Street Northwest, PepCo Conference Room Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)

Please join us for a stimulating luncheon with Ronn Richard, President and CEO of the Cleveland Foundation on May 9.

Ronn was recently named #1 for the Cleveland Power 100 list and was featured in a story in Politico for his work engaging local residents to University Circle institutions.

We will meet at 12:15 PM at the Washington, D.C., Economic Partnership (WDCEP), PepCo Conference Room, 1495 F Street, NW (near the corner of 15th and F Streets N. W. Metro Center is the close Metro Station – exits at 13th and G or 12th and F are best).

The charge is $19 for a box lunch and drink, inclusive of all charges.

Please register for this luncheon here.  Payment options are available on the RSVP page - please indicate your choice and we will be in touch accordingly.

RSVPs and payment must be received by May 4.

Ronn's talk to the Club will be called "Cleveland's Renaissance: Opportunities and Challenges Building Our Community." He will have materials for attendees, and he will take questions.

Born and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Ronn Richard spent the early part of his career as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Japan and then as a desk officer for North Korean, Greek, and Turkish affairs at the State Department. He served as the president of several divisions at Panasonic, then transitioned into the managing director and COO role at In-Q-Tel, the CIA's venture capital fund helping to place new technologies at the service of the nation's intelligence community. He has been leading the Cleveland Foundation since 2003.

For more than a century, the Cleveland Foundation has catalyzed change through philanthropic investments and community leadership across Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Last year, the Foundation granted more than $101 million in support of neighborhood revitalization, education reform, health and human services, arts & culture, advanced energy, and workforce/economic development, with much of this investment occurring in the core city of Cleveland. Ronn will share the latest developments in Cleveland's ongoing renaissance, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the opportunities and challenges in rebuilding the Cleveland area one neighborhood at a time.

Learn more about the Cleveland Foundation by reading their Overview [pdf].

Please register for what will prove a most interesting report on Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

Earlier Event: April 21
Cleveland Indians v. Baltimore Orioles