Speaker Date Topic






Joe Swiatkowski Apr 28, 2020
Meet the CEO Series

The president of Hickory Harvest Foods and 2 subsidiary companies.

Joe is very active in the community with multiple philanthropic endeavors, especially those that include children with disabilities

Robert DeJounett May 05, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion

Vice President, Opportunity & Inclusion for Greater Akron Chamber.

In this role he works on strategies of economic inclusion and opportunity in a collaborative effort with the chamber, city, county and local business community.

Rotary Exchange Student Day May 12, 2020
Rotary Youth Exchange Program

The objectives of the Rotary Youth Exchange program include:

  • Instilling international understanding and goodwill in students
  • Creating positive change by empowering youth.
  • Making lasting connections for host clubs, host familirs, communitieas and the students involved.


Christina M. Hodgkinson May 19, 2020
Meet the CEO Series

Director of Resident Services for the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) for over 13 years.

She oversees the planning and operations of Resident Services and AMHA’s nonprofit entity, Building for Tomorrow.


Jacqui Flaherty-Ricchiuti Jun 02, 2020
Meet the CEO Series

The Executive Director & CEO of Keep Akron Beautiful (KAB) since December 2014, she is also a member of Leadership Akron and a graduate of “Core 34”. 

Keep Akron Beautiful is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve Akron’s quality of life through beautification and responsible environmental management.

Jim Mullen Jun 09, 2020
Meet the CEO Series

President & CEO of United Way since 2015.

His leadership direction focuses on systematic change and growth accomplished through strong volunteer leadership, innovative approaches and long-term community solutions.

Mike Solosky Jun 16, 2020
Haven of Rest Ministries

Development Officer, Donor Relations of Haven of Rest Ministries for the past 14 years.  He is helping to raise awareness about the ministry and raise friends and funds.

Doug Piekarz Jun 23, 2020
Meet the CEO Series

A Conservation Biologist and President and CEO of the Akron Zoo for the past 20 years.

“I’m here to save the world”- If I were to boil everything else away, everything that I do is all about making sure humanity and wildlife have a future.”

Patrick O'Neil Jun 30, 2020
Addressing the Club

Join us in thanking Pat for his time and service.

Dr. Rob McGregor Jul 07, 2020
Inducting new President

Join us for the induction of Dr. Rob McGregor