2014-15 Speaker List

Jack Schron
President and CEO, Jergens Inc.
Wed September 17, 2014 8:10 AM

Jack Schron is committed to Cuyahoga County. He has represented District 6 on the County Council since the implementation of the new form of charter government, and was reelected to a four-year term in 2013.

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Terry Pluto
sports columnist • faith columnist • author • public speaker
Thu October 9, 2014 8:10 AM

Terry Pluto is a sports columnist for the Plain Dealer. He has twice been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the nation's top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers.

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Lisa Fenn
Award Winning Feature Producer
Wed November 12, 2014 9:45 AM

An Edward R. Murrow and six-time Emmy Award-winning feature producer with ESPN for 13 years, Lisa Fenn reported on major league sports interviewing every big name in the game before meeting two inspiring young boys in 2009 that changed her life – and theirs – forever.

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Nick Dadas
Wed December 10, 2014 8:10 AM

In 2003 Miami University sophomores Nick Dadas and Joe Haddad were organizing a shirt order for their business fraternity. After paying too much for really poor shirts and receiving terrible customer service, Nick and Joe decided there had to be a better way.

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Rich Trickel
Chief Executive Officer of The City Mission
Wed February 18, 2015 8:10 AM

Rev. Richard Trickel has served as the Chief Executive Officer of The City Mission since August, 2004. An experienced Bible teacher and conference speaker, Rich has extensive ministry experience in both foreign and domestic missions. 

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Dr. Rebecca Starck
Associate Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Regional Administrative Team
Wed April 29, 2015 8:10 AM

Dr. Rebecca Starck specializes in Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Menstrual Disorders, Cervical Dysplasia, Abnormal Pap Smears, Ovarian Cysts, Hysterectomy, and general women’s health issues.  She continues to enjoy patient care while overseeing the Avon Hospital building project.

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Dr. Paul Maier
Professor at Western Michigan University
Wed May 6, 2015 8:10 AM

Dr. Paul L. Maier is The Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University, the Second Vice-President of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, and a much published author.

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Lisa Fenn

Features Producer at ESPN; Alum 1992

What inspired me towards faith were the relationships I developed with friends, teachers and coaches. As they loved me and befriended me, I grew to understand Christ’s love for me.


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