Leadership Akron

Name of Non-Profit Organization *
Leadership Akron
Today’s Date: * Monday, May 1, 2023
Organization’s website https://www.leadershipakron.org/
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number *
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? *
Address *

37 N. High St.
Akron, Ohio 44308
United States
County *
Your Name * Justin Hilton
Your Title *
President & Chief Executive Officer
Your email address * jhilton@leadershipakron.org
Your Phone Number (330) 436-9001
Executive Director’s Name *
Justin E. Hilton
Executive Director’s email address * jhilton@leadershipakron.org
What is the mission of your organization?
Leadership Akron’s mission is to inspire, strengthen and empower leaders.

Our vision is to unlock the potential of leaders and serve as a catalyst that drives them to create a greater Akron. We accomplish this through the principles of:

Excellence: Delivering the highest quality experiences, initiatives and network to ensure the most valuable service and outcomes.

Connectivity: Serving as the primary agent for deepening relationships and fostering synergies between leaders and the community.

Experiential Growth: Providing exclusive access, unmatched experiences and unparalleled collaboration to drive growth throughout the leadership continuum.

Inclusivity: Modeling diversity and inclusivity in every aspect and supporting leaders to address inequities within their spheres of influence.

Inspiration: Enabling encounters that engage the passions of leaders and motivate them to sustain their commitment to and involvement in Greater Akron.

Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • [2] Arts & Culture
  • [5] Education
  • [7] Equality & Social Justice
Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
Leadership Akron programming engages participants as young as Juniors in high school, to college students, to professionals varying from young to mid-career to seasoned, and also recent retirees.
All programming features comprehensive community sectors including: Parks & Environment, Education, Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Community & Economic Development, Arts & Culture, Healthcare, Social Services, Justice, and Civic Leadership
Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? *
Yes, Grades 9 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web.
Our volunteer opportunities for high school students are primarily embedded within our Junior Leadership Akron program and class participants: https://www.leadershipakron.org/junior-leadership-akron
Volunteer coordinator Henry Johnson
Volunteer coordinator’s email address hjohnson@leadershipakron.org
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (330) 436-9009