Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
JumpStart Inc. CEO Ray Leach has been invited to serve as a panelist at this week’s 18th annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit in New York.
Leach, who recently was named to the National Venture Capital Association Diversity Task Force, will join leaders from the New York Venture Capital Association, Golden Seeds, ff Venture Capital and StarVest Partners on the panel at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.
The PUSH Wall Street Project was founded in 1996 by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., and the Citizenship Education Fund. It “challenges corporate America to end the multi-billion dollar trade deficit with minority vendors and consumers and works to assure equal opportunity for diverse employees, entrepreneurs and consumers,” according to a news release from JumpStart.
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Originally published January 12, 2015.