This edition of Making the Case features Michael Benz, the President and CEO of United Way of Greater Cleveland, one of the largest and most innovative United Way programs in the nation. Under his leadership, United Way implemented GuitarMania®, a public art project that raised more than $1.6 million for health and human service programs in Greater Cleveland. Mike is a Clevelander and his work reflects his passion for the community. He was instrumental in bringing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to Cleveland and served as the museum’s director before joining United Way. Mike’s career also includes 12 years as the Greater Cleveland Growth Association Executive Vice President and seven years as COSE Executive Director. Mike currently serves on six organization boards, including the Better Business Bureau, Baldwin-Wallace College and Cuyahoga Community College, as well as several United Way of America national committees.
Making the Case Featuring Michael Benz
On the Air
Matt Nathanson Faster @5:31
Buddy Guy Born To Play Guitar @5:26
Beck Dreams @5:22
Brandi Carlile The Things I Regret @5:18
Brett Dennen When We Were Young @5:15
Decker Patsy @5:10
Jimmy Cliff One More @5:07
Romans Uh Huh @5:03
Delta Rae Chasing Twisters @4:52
Peter Gabriel Shock The Monkey @4:48
Oldboy In/Out @4:43
Bob Schneider Han Solo @4:40
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@6 pm w/Laurie & Noah - Rock and Alternative
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@8 pm w/Eric - Local Music