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Lunch & Learn – August (Keynote: Stephen A. Perry)

August 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learns are a series of sessions offered by the Stark County Minority Business Association. Seating is limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

These series provide the opportunity to educate and elevate our minority entrepreneurs through valuable topics discussion, and networking, and also promote collaboration, personal growth, and business development.

The session will include the following:

Keynote Speaker | Stephen A. Perry

  • Catered Lunch
  • A business card raffle
  • This event is FREE


Perry led the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Future 50 development program while he served as the president and executive director from 2006 to 2013. He was an administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005 and Director of Ohio’s Department of Administrative Services under Gov. George Voinovich from 1991 to 1993.

Spent most of his career with the Timken Co., serving as vice president for human resources from 1993 to 1997 and senior vice president from 1997 to 2001.

Born in Canton, in September 1945. A 1963 graduate of Timken High School, Perry earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Akron, attended the University of Michigan Executive Development program, and earned a master’s degree in management from Stanford University in California. He and his wife, Sondra, have five adult children and six grandchildren.



August 17, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank
1365 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, OH 44714 United States
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