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Big Ideas 2024: Taylor Balderas-Burciaga

Executive Director, Sofia-Quintero Art and Cultural Center (SQACC) sqacc.org Balderas-Burciaga has used her role to turn SQACC into a self-sustaining not for profit, to add more...

Big Ideas 2024: Erica Wilson-Domer

President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (PPOGH) plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-greater-ohio Wilson-Domer leads Planned Parenthood locally to deliver services to thousands of Ohioans. Planned Parenhood of...

Big Ideas 2024: La’Shardae Scott

President & CEO of Scott Center for Observation, Treatment and Transition scottcenteroh.org Scott founded The Scott Center for Observation, Treatment and Transition, which focuses on infant...

Big Ideas 2024: Ambrea and Kevin Mikolajczyk

Owners, ARK Restoration and Construction arktoledo.com Kevin and Ambrea started the ARK organization after purchasing fixer-uppers at auction with plans to renovate them and bring them...

Big Ideas 2024: Michele Grim

Representative, Ohio House District 43 ohiohouse.gov/members/michele-grim  Ohio State Representative Michele Grim is a public health advocate and educator, taking on Ohio’s most serious challenges like gun...

Big Ideas 2024: Chief Michael Troendle

Chief, Toledo Police Department  toledopolice.com Chief Michael Troendle has been a member of  the Toledo Police Department since 1993. After  positions as assistant chief, deputy chief...

Big Ideas 2024: Bryan Blair

Vice President and Director of Athletics, University of Toledo utrockets.com Bryan B. Blair has a mission to engage the University of Toledo and the greater Toledo...

Big Ideas 2024: John C. Jones

President, HOPE Toledo hope-toledo.org John C. Jones was featured in our January 2021 edition of the Toledo City Paper’s Big Ideas, and still continues to enhance...

Big Ideas: January 2023

On Monroe street in downtown Toledo there’s a billboard for the Toledo Museum of Art that reads “Art brings Toledo together.” That’s where Katie...

2022 BIG IDEA

Ann Fabiszak Payne   Bruce Baumhower   Jack Hunter   Dave Ayling   Scott Noonan   Lisa Banks   Shawn Mahone   Tammi Sherman   Dan Pellizzari, Mike and Shawna Horvath     Dr. James Tita and Dr. Daniel DiBardino

BIG IDEA: Dr. James Tita and Dr. Daniel DiBardino

Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mercy Health Why You Should Know Them: Helped spearhead the development of a medical program at Mercy...

BIG IDEA: Dan Pellizzari, Mike and Shawna Horvath

Founders, Let’s Build Beds Why You Should Know Them: They are the creators of a charity that, to date, has built over 2,000 beds for...