Crain’s Cleveland Business calls recent changes at the Fund “a strong example” for rest of region.
The Fund has added eight members to the board through a new path, called civic membership.
The Fund for Our Economic Future is making good on promises of change.
Bethia Burke, vice president of Cleveland’s Fund for Our Economic Future, will be the organization’s next president.
Brad Whitehead announced in November that he would step down after 15 years. He will remain on staff in senior advisor role while working as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program.
Eight new civic board members bring fresh perspectives, greater reach and deeper connections.
Burke to succeed Brad Whitehead who will move into senior advisor role in March 2020.
Whitehead to move into senior advisor role; successor to be named by early 2020.
Round 3 deadline extended to January 15, 2020