April 12, 2022: Chapter Meeting

Annual Educator’s/Academic Night

FEI NEO will present awards to nominated outstanding area college/university business students that have a career goal as a financial executive.

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Ethan Karp, PhD, President & CEO, MAGNET

TOPIC: “Make It Better: A Blueprint for Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio”


Dr. Ethan Karp is an expert in transforming companies and communities. As President and CEO of MAGNET, he has helped hundreds of manufacturing companies grow through technology, innovation, and talent. Dr. Karp is passionate about driving economic prosperity in Northeast Ohio. He’s a committed change-maker and community builder. He serves as Board Chair of Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development and as a Director on the boards of the following organizations: American Small Manufacturers Coalition, Cleveland Leadership Center, MidTown Cleveland, Inc., Cleveland Jewish Publication Company, and the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland. Dr. Karp is a recognized thought leader and a frequent national media commentator on the future of manufacturing in America, including a regular column in Forbes. Before joining MAGNET in 2013, he worked with Fortune 500 companies at McKinsey & Co. Dr. Karp received undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and physics from Miami University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from Harvard University. He currently resides in Cleveland with his wife and three daughters.

Professional Development Session

Presented by:

TOPIC: “Transforming Your Workplace Violence Prevention Policy into an Effective Program”

PRESENTED BY: Matthew W. Doherty, Managing Director, Workforce Risk Management – Sikich

Has your organization identified the financial and business benefits that can be gained from taking a proactive approach to creating a safe and supportive workplace?

In this session, you will learn:

  • the essential components of an effective workplace violence program
  • how a comprehensive program can help prevent violence and save lives
  • why it’s critical to proactively address this topic in your organization today

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address

The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH 44115

(Ballroom on the 3rd Floor)

Complimentary valet parking available at The Union Club. Access the garage off of E 12th St.


Pre-registration is required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members

Come join us at our last meeting of the year and hear A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about the FEI Cleveland Summit!


FEI NEO is committed to the health and safety of our members, partners,  and guests. We have developed guidelines and best practices which will be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and those set forth by the venue. All guidelines will be communicated to attendees prior to the meeting.