Don’t Miss This Exciting Event “An Evening of Leadership and Innovation” with Lee Fisher, CEO of CEOs for CITIES, July 14, 2014. While OGW Energy Resources is an international leader in the renewable energy industry, it is with great satisfaction that we are expanding our renewable energy footprint in our own Northeast Ohio backyard. Cynthia Bailey, who happens to be our Business Development Manager is hosting a poignant and exciting “Evening of Leadership and Innovation”. Lee Fisher, CEO, CEOs for CITIES will be the guest speaker. Mr. Fisher is an empowered renewable energy advocate and had a dynamic impact and made great strides in renewable energy policy during his tenure as Lieutenant Governor.
For Immediate Release “An Evening of Leadership and Innovation” with Lee Fisher, CEO of CEOs for CITIES Akron, Ohio – June 19, 2015 – Former Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General, Lee Fisher , who is currently chief executive officer of CEOs for CITIES, will be addressing Akron/Canton business and community leaders and residents on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 for “An Evening of Leadership and Innovation.” This inspiring event is being held at the Akron Summit County Public Library auditorium from 6-8 p.m., when Fisher will unveil a CEOs for CITIES roadmap which would increase economic opportunities and strengthen businesses of all sizes in the Akron/Canton region-Northeast Ohio corridor. In addition, Fisher will discuss how the community can capitalize on its dynamic mix of industry diversity and creative leadership, sparking further growth in the community. “You can’t have a great nation or a great state without great cities,” he said. He will also speak about his experience at the Ohio Department of Development with renewable energy policy and its vital role in the community, including its ability to financially strengthen businesses and municipalities. “CEOS for CITIES has been instrumental in helping cities across the country strengthen their very core based on each region’s distinct diversity in leadership, industry, education and talent,” said Cynthia Bailey, organizer and facilitator of the event. “The creative insight of CEOs for CITIES 21st century leadership principles and community economics are not only motivational, but poised to catapult each region’s success to new heights. The Akron/Canton corridor is a multi-faceted jewel in Ohio; it is time we embrace the spotlight.” Cynthia Bailey, former founder of The Energy Junction in Cuyahoga Falls and current business development manager of OGW Energy Resources, headquartered in Tipp City, Ohio, created “An Evening of Leadership and Innovation.” According to Bailey, “It is in honor of our innovative and steadfast Akron/Canton regional leaders, who are the pillars and fabric of our community, that I was deeply inspired to create this event and invite Lee Fisher and CEOs for CITIES to our hometown. We are expecting a full house where members of our community will be able to clearly visualize their individual leadership role and impact they can have on their city and in their industry.” in order to secure a seat. Special thanks to the David Jennings, Director, Akron Summit County Public Library for co-hosting this event. The library is located at 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio 44326. Additional thanks to select sponsors in our community who have made this event possible. About Lee Fisher Fisher is the CEO of CEOs for Cities. He served as Ohio attorney general from 1991 to 1995 and lieutenant governor from 2007 through 2010, and previously as a state senator and state representative. Fisher also has served as director of the Ohio Department of Development, chairman of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission, and chairman of the Ohio Economic Growth Council. During the time that Fisher led Ohio’s economic development efforts as lieutenant governor, Site Selection magazine awarded its highest economic development award, the Governor’s Cup, to Ohio three consecutive years and with the Competitiveness Award, recognizing the Ohio Department of Development, under Fisher’s leadership, as the most effective economic development agency in the country. Fisher also led the development of Ohio’s first strategic plan for economic development.