$25 per seat, includes lunch
One table equals eight seats. Online reservations are available until 24 hours prior to the luncheon. Please call 330-247-8682 for last minute reservations.
Meal selection must be made at time of reservation.
- 11:30 am - Will-call tickets available
- 11:45 am - Doors open
- 12:00 pm - Lunch served
- 12:20 pm - Presentation begins
- 1:00 pm - Luncheon concludes
135 South Broadway Street
Akron, OH 44308
about the speaker
Paul Schmitz is a Senior Advisor to the Collective Impact Forum. Paul is also the first Innovation Fellow in Residence at Georgetown University's Beeck Center for Social Innovation and Impact. Paul is the author of (Jossey Bass, 2011), and the former CEO of Public Allies where he spent 21 years helping more than 5,600 diverse young leaders turn their passions to make a difference into careers working for community and social change.
Paul writes and speaks frequently on leadership, diversity, civic participation, social innovation, collective impact, and community building. He is a faculty member of The Asset-Based Community Development Institute, a board member of Independent Sector and The United Way of Greater Milwaukee, and the former co-chair of Voices for National Service. Paul co-chaired the 2008 Obama Presidential campaign’s Civic Engagement Policy Group, was a member of The Obama-Biden Transition Team, and was appointed by President Obama to The White House Council on Community Solutions.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he received their Graduate of the Last Decade Alumni award. He has been recognized by The Rockefeller Foundation as a Next Generation Leadership Fellow, by the as one of the 50 most powerful and influential nonprofit leaders in America, and by with their Social Capitalist Award for innovation. He lives in Milwaukee with his partner and five children.
Victoria RogersVice President / Arts, John S. and James L. Knight FoundationApril 19, 2018
André GremilletExecutive Director, The Cleveland OrchestraMay 17, 2018
Paul SchmitzSenior Advisor, Collective Impact ForumJune 21, 2018
Brigader General Stephen A. CheneyChief Executive Officer, American Security ProjectSeptember 20, 2018
Jude KearneyChair, Africa Practice, Greenberg Traurig LLPNovember 15, 2018