OVA Luncheon featuring Frank Samuel

Date: Friday, September 12, 2014

Frank Samuel, President
VentureOhio, Inc.

Frank Samuel is President of VentureOhio, Inc., an organization founded in 2013 to advance entrepreneurial business growth in Ohio. Prior to this position, he was founding President of the Geauga County Partnership, Inc., a business-led economic development organization in Geauga County (northeastern Ohio). He was Science and Technology Advisor to the Governor of Ohio from 2000-2007, when he was a principal architect of Ohio’s Third Frontier program. Samuel currently serves on the National Advisory Council of the California Health Benefits Review Program and the Board of Directors of the Global Cardiology Innovation Center of the Cleveland Clinic. He has served as Chair and Board member for Providence Hospital (Washington, D.C.), a member of Institute of Medicine advisory bodies on biomedical issues, a member of several biomedical company boards of directors, and President of the Health Industry Manufacturers Association (now AdvaMed).

A graduate of Hiram College and Harvard Law School, his paper recommending a venture capital strategy for the Great Lakes region was published in 2010 by The Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.)


11:30 - Networking
12:00 - Lunch
1:30 - Adjourn

The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
(free parking at The Union Club - enter garage off E. 12th St.)

Member: $30
Non-Member: $45

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