Geauga Growth Partnership (GGP) is pleased to announce Keynote Speaker Mr. Christopher Connor, who will
speak on “Leadership for Troubling Times” during the GGP Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:30 a.m. at the Notre Dame Education Center. The GGP Annual Meeting is free and registration is now open at Geauga Growth Partnership Annual Meeting Registration
Mr. Connor is the retired CEO and Executive Chairman of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a 150 year old, $15-billion global leader in the paint & coatings industry. Throughout his career, he has seen the ups and downs of business first-hand, and is sure to inspire.
In addition to The Sherwin-Williams Company Board of Directors, Mr. Connor has served on the boards of the Eaton Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, The Playhouse Square Foundation, University Hospitals Health System, United Way Services of Greater Cleveland, Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, the National Association of Manufacturers, The American Coatings Association, and as Chairman of the Greater Cleveland Partnership.
GGP would like to thank the following sponsors, for supporting the Annual Partnership Meeting:
- Gold: Glenmede Financial, Huntington Bank, KeyBank. University Hospital – Geauga Medical Center
- Silver: Connor Foundation, Dollar Bank, Honest Scales Recycling LLC, The Middlefield Banking Company, Sheoga Hardwood Flooring & Paneling, Solon Manufacturing.
- Bronze: Electrolock, The Frenchie Consulting Group, Federal Improvement Company, Geauga Credit Union, Geauga Savings, Marsh Valley Forest Products, POV Solution, Wealthcare Group of Raymond James
Geauga Growth Partnership is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization created in 2010, which works to retain and
grow jobs, contribute to business growth and strengthen the local economy. Geauga Growth Partnership’s
mission is to enhance the business climate, encourage job creation, to strengthen economic prosperity and to
improve the quality of life for all Geauga County residents.