Leadership Lorain County works alongside brilliant leaders every day. These leaders make a meaningful impact in this community. Year after year, Leadership Lorain County honors individuals and an organization who have touched lives, spurred economic growth and/or made a meaningful impact in Lorain County. Our celebration culminates in our annual Difference Makers Gala!
The Gala will honor individuals and an organization for their remarkable leadership and significant impact on the Lorain County community and beyond.
Community leader as trustee – acting with integrity, faith and confidence on behalf of the community.
Catalyst for creation of positive County leadership; demonstrates dedication to strengthening and transforming community leadership.
Commitment to and involvement in Lorain County
Exemplifies strong service and civic leadership.
Generous in giving of time and support
Please help us in celebrating this year’s honorees as follows:
The 2022 Difference Makers are:
Eric Nord Award for Excellence in Leadership - Jon Veard, President, United Property Management Co.
Excellence in Leadership Award - Wendy Caldwell, CEO, Place to Recover
Excellence in Leadership Award - Ann Schloss, Superintendent, Elyria City Schools
Emerald Award for Inspirational Leadership - Parris Smith, President & CEO, Lorain County Urban League
Excellence in Leadership Award Organization - Lorain County Urban League
Congratulations to this year's outstanding honorees.