THE LIEBERTH FILE

Personal: Age 65. Wife, Lynne, and two daughters, Emma and Kate.

Title: Akronís deputy mayor of administration/chief of staff since May 2002.

Salary: $122,800.

Education: Bachelorís and law degrees from the University of Akron. Masterís degree from Syracuse University.

Professional: Prior to joining the city, worked as a lawyer specializing in mediation. In the 1960s and 1970s, was a journalist and broadcaster.

Civic involvement: Founding president of Inventure Place, leading a group of volunteers who attracted the National Inventors Hall of Fame to Akron. Co-founder of Leadership Akron. Headed the Imagine Akron: 2025 process that examined the cityís future. Has served on and headed numerous local boards.

Book(s) currently reading: Founding Spirits: George Washington and the Beginnings of the American Whiskey Industry by Dennis J. Pogue and The Given Day by Dennis Lehane.

Favorite historical figure: Lewis Miller, an inventor, industrialist, educator and founder of Chautauqua Institution, who is from Akron.

Word he would use to describe Akron: Inspired.

Word that could appear on his tombstone: Punctual.

Word that Mayor Don Plusquellic would use to describe Lieberth: Regimented and structured. (Plusquellic couldnít pick one.)