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2016 Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum

05.12.16 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for the 2016 Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum, Northeast Ohio's premier event for middle-market companies. The forum is for middle-market CEOs, C-suite executives and their direct reports.

Thursday, May 12, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Corporate College East
4400 Richmond Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128


7:30 – 8:00                Registration & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Opening of the Forum
8:10 – 8:40 The Market That Moves America: National Center for the Middle Market -- Q1 2016 Middle-Market Indicator Results
  Thomas A. Stewart
Executive Director
National Center for the Middle Market
8:40 – 9:40 Risk / Cyber Security
  Howard N. Forman
Senior Vice President, Product Group Manager
PNC Bank
  Ralph T. Greco
Director, Business Analytics Initiative
The Risk Institute
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
  Jon Miller Steiger
Director, East Central Region
Federal Trade Commission
  Ganpat V. Wagh (photo not available)
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI Cleveland
9:55 – 10:55  Export Readiness
  Melissa Blackledge
Senior International Trade Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service Cleveland/Toledo, OH
U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration
  Amy Liu
Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
Brookings Institution
  Oded Shenkar, PhD
Academic Director, National Center for the Middle Market
Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
  Jack H. Schron, Jr.
Jergens, Inc.
10:55 – 11:55 Attracting Top Management Talent
  Larry Inks, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Management & Human Resources
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
  Lynn Kernya
HR Manager 
Bernie Moreno Companies
  Dominic Ozanne
President and CEO
Ozanne Construction Company
  Beth Stec
Vice President, Corporate Communication & Human Resources
12:00 Closing


Pre-registration is now closed. Walk-in registrations will be accepted. If you have any questions regarding the Forum or your registration, please contact or call 216.592.2390.

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