Cleveland Business Connects magazine for the third consecutive year is assembling a group of highly regarded Greater Cleveland business leaders and female entrepreneurs at its Female Entrepreneur Summit. The event features six pitch coaches, who will choose 10 attendees from the morning session. In the afternoon all attendees and a panel of judges will vote on the top three attendees. Visit cbcmagazine.com/pitch2015 for details.
MARY R. HEIDLER, MBA, entrepreneurship instructor and operations manager, Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, Kent State University.
KIPP KRUKOWSKI, adjunct faculty member at Kent State University, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
DENISE M. EASTERLING, CPA, entrepreneur and faculty member at Kent State University.
MIKE BEDER, Kent State University graduate and serial entrepreneur.
BRIAN BOWLES, CEO, Blackwolf Tactical and Kent State University Student Start-up Mentor.
CRAIG ZAMARY, serial entrepreneur and faculty member at Kent State University.
KATIE VAN DYKE, director at Small Business Development Center, CSU – Professional Training and Coaching.
DR. STACY FEINER, executive coach for the middle market and author of Talent Mindset: The Business Owner’s Guide to Building Bench Strength.
KRISTIN T. TULL, Ph.D., president of PRADCO for the past 20 years.
LAUREN RUDMAN, manager of human resources at ERICO and president for Cleveland SHRM.