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Cornerstone Speaker Series April 27, 2023

Thursday, April 27th
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Is A Strategy
Featuring Kevin Clayton:

Kevin ClaytonKevin Clayton is Senior Vice President, Head of Social Impact and Equity for the Rock Entertainment Group which includes the Cleveland Cavaliers, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland Charge, Cleveland Monsters and Cavs Legion Gaming Club. Clayton oversees community relations, DEI, community engagement and the Cleveland Cavaliers Community Foundation. Clayton previously held senior level positions at Bon Secours Mercy Health, United States Tennis Association, Russell Athletic, American Cancer Society and he was managing partner of JumpBall LLC, an entity he founded in 2012. Clayton started his career with Procter & Gamble where he was a very successful sales and marketing executive.

He is currently the Chair of the Greater Cleveland Urban League, a Board Member of United Way of Greater Cleveland, Creating Healthier Communities, Shaker Schools Foundation, Black Sports Professionals, the Cleveland City Club and serves as an advisor to several other local and national organizations.

Clayton is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, he has 4 daughters, 3 grandchildren, an alum of North Carolina Central University and Wilmington College Ohio, where he was a member and captain of the basketball team. He is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

Jim KahlerAbout the Moderator: Our moderator for this installment in the Cornerstone Speaker Series is Jim Kahler. Jim is a Professor of Practice and director of the Sport and Entertainment Management program in the Monte Ahuja College of Business. Learn more about Jim here