Leadership Akron has selected 40 representatives from Greater Akron’s business, government and nonprofit sectors for its 2018/2019 Signature Program.

The yearlong flagship program of Leadership Akron starts with a tour of the city and two-day retreat, followed by once-a-month daylong sessions focusing on sectors of the community such as social services, health care, education and justice.

Members of Class 35 are: Paul Becks, Welty Building Co.; Parker Berry II, SeibertKeck Insurance; Michelle Bisson, Summa Health; Daren Brake, House of the Lord; Michael Bullock, Tarry House Inc.; Terri Burns, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services;

Laurie Cramer, Autism Society Greater Akron; Sam Dankoff, Akron RubberDucks; Stacey DeGenaro Downing, Parreposestudio/Pureflowstudio; Laura Duda, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.;

Edwin Hubbard Jr., Akron Urban League; Kerri Keller, Brouse McDowell; Kenneth Klika, Sikich LLP; Scott Kolligian, Hanna Rasnick Evanchan Palmisano Hobson & Fox; Seth Kujat, United Way of Summit County; Kyle Kutuchief, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; Jolene Lane, University of Akron; Dana Lawless-Andric, Kent State University; Andre Lessears, Cleveland Clinic Akron General; Zada Lines, CBRE;

Joseph Luckring, PNC Bank; Tim Miller, Insurance Service Agency Inc. and Akron Board of Education; Joseph Natko, Akron Fire Department; Jill Oldham, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank;

Erin Palmer, Leppo Group Inc.; Harun Rashid, Akron Children’s Hospital; Beth Reho, Cohen & Co.; Susan Baker Ross, Akron Municipal Court; Shaun Schweitzer, Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com; Lorrie Shaffer, Huntington PrivateBank;

Jessica Kay Shinholster, Your Independence Inc.; LaTrice D. Snodgrass, AxessPointe Community Health Centers; Margo Sommerville, Akron City Council; Cheryl Stephens, East Akron Neighborhood Development Corp.; Monica Sturgis, Bridgestone Americas Inc.; Julie Ann Sweet-Buntin, KeyBank; Daniel Tompkins, EY; Aimee Wade, Summit County ADM Board; Jon Washington, Innovation Garage and Ebony Yeboah-Amankwah, FirstEnergy Corp.

The Signature Program is one of several programs provided for leaders through Leadership Akron. For more information, go to www.leadershipakron.org.