Watch the 2020 Induction Ceremony Now:
Join the Western Reserve Historical Society in celebrating entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio at the annual induction ceremony that recognizes companies and organizations on this momentous milestone of reaching the centennial mark in their history. For this year, following Covid-19 local, state and federal guidelines, the event to honor and recognize the region’s oldest companies and organizations will be held virtually. The online program will be open to anyone who wishes to celebrate the accomplishments of existing members and new inductees.
2020 Cleveland: Leading and Innovating in Uncertain Times is the title of the speakers’ keynote dialogue this year. Kelly Falcone-Hall, President and CEO of the Western Reserve Historical Society, will serve as moderator for a discussion with Bill Koehler, Chief Executive Officer for Team NEO and Andrew Jackson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Elsons International.
The program will also include remarks from Cai Li and Alex Chapman, co-chairs of the 2020 100 Year Club Induction Ceremony, Peter Kelley, Chairman of the WRHS Board of Trustees, Deb Hoover, President/CEO of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, Glenn Anderson, Jr. WRHS Senior VP of Advancement, and India Jones, YEE Coordinator. The Class of 2020 will be presented by John Grabowski, PhD, WRHS Chief Historian followed by brief remarks from each inductee.
Click the Inductees name to learn more about their history!
*denotes minority/women led organizations