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Community Leadership Series

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The Community Leadership Series spotlights exceptional leaders and organizations within the greater Toledo region. The series consists of local guest presenters who guide discussions through topics pertaining to leadership development and community involvement.

Why should you attend? Here are just a few reasons:

1.) Expand Your Network: Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for personal and professional development

2.) Gain Inspiration: Be inspired by the incredible stories and achievements of our local leaders

3.) Make a Difference: Discover how you can get involved and play a vital role in helping our community thrive

These presentations are free and open to the general public, thanks to  our generous sponsors: FirstEnergy Foundation, The Andersons, and KeyBank

The 2023-2024 Community Leadership Series season has ended. 2024-2025 dates and speakers coming soon!


Community Leadership Series: Joe Napoli


Joe Napoli, Toledo Mud Hens/Toledo Walleye 

  View recorded presentation here


Community Leadership Series: Wendi Huntley


Wendi Huntley, Connecting Kids to Meals     

View recorded presentation here



Community Leadership Series: Jason Kucsma and Erin Baker


Jason Kucsma and Erin Baker, Toledo Lucas County Public Library 

View recorded presentation



2020 presenters

Sara Best

Sara Best, Real.Good.Ventures (Part 1)

  View recorded presentation here

Sara Best (Part 2)

    View recorded presentation here


Max Lambdin


Max Lambdin, Ohio Northern University

    View recorded presentation here



Craig Teamer


Craig Teamer, Toledo Lucas County Port Authority  
View recorded presentation here



Ambrea Mikolajczyk


Ambrea Mikolajczyk, ARK Restoration & Construction

   View recorded presentation here



Rodney Eason


Rodney Eason, Principle Business Enterprises

View recorded presentation here


Community Leadership Series Sarah Skow



Sarah Skow, Spengler Nathanson

View recorded presentation here


Dr. Christie Jenkins



Dr. Christie Jenkins, Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

View recorded presentation here


Eugenio Mollo


Eugenio Mollo, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality

View recorded presentation here



Strong leadership matters now more than ever. It is our goal to provide individuals with access to learning opportunities that will enhance their ability to serve within the community.

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