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
Retro RadioRetro Radio is an attempt to recreate 1960s top 40 radio by paying homage to Cleveland radio stations WIXY 1260, WHK, KYW/WKYC, and Windsor's CKLW. Every Saturday afternoon, Jumpin' Joe or Ray King takes you on a trip back in time as they feature a particular Cleveland radio survey from a specific year.
@3 pm w/Jumpin' Joe, Ray King - 1960s Records
The Outspoken CyclistJoin Diane each week as she talks with notables from industry advocacy, and the cycling community at large including manufacturers, bicycle builders, riders, trainers, coaches, and legislators. With 36 years of bicycle shop experience, Diane will also be talking about fit, performance, training, and more.
@6 pm w/Diane - Bicycling