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Dialogues on Diversity

12.10.14 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 East 9th Street, One Cleveland Center, Cleveland, OH 44114
The Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) invite you to attend the fourth program in the “Dialogues on Diversity” series.

The next program features a panel of five distinguished general counsels from area organizations and businesses (left to right):

  • Sheryl King Benford, general counsel and deputy general manager for legal affairs, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
  • Patricia Decensi, vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer, Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Rosalina M. Fini, chief legal and ethics officer, Cleveland Metroparks
  • Shana F. Marbury, general counsel and vice president, strategic initiatives & research, Greater Cleveland Partnership
  • Sonali Bustamante Wilson, general counsel, Cleveland State University
The panel discussion will be moderated by Richik Sarkar of McDonald Hopkins. The program will be held Wednesday, December 10, from 5 to 6 p.m., with a reception to follow at the CMBA offices, 1375 East 9th Street, One Cleveland Center.

Parking is available in the One Cleveland Center garage (entrance on St. Clair) for $3.00 after 4 p.m.

About "Dialogues on Diversity"

The "Dialogue on Diversity" speaker series engages area leaders from the legal and corporate community in important discussions about the business and ethical case for diversity and inclusion, as well as effective strategies to promote and improve diversity and inclusion within area businesses, firms, organizations and the public sector.

Business leaders discuss why diversity and inclusion is important to their companies and why they value/expect their law firms and other professional consultants to commit to diversity in staffing projects and cases.

Who should attend

CEOs and executive directors, managing partners, general counsels, diversity professionals.

The program is offered at no charge. RSVP to Kris Wisnieski at the CMBA at or call 216.696.3525.