Jerry Kelsheimer, CEO & President of Fifth Third Bank
The Heath Oliver Distinguished Director Award, created by Cuyahoga Communit College in honor of Bardons & Oliver’s longtime president, who was also a board member of Tri-C, was presented to Jerry Kelsheimer of President and CEO of Fifth Third Bank.
Mr. Kelsheimer joined the foundation’s board in 2003 “and has dedicated himself to making higher education accessible to Greater Cleveland residents,” according to a Tri-C news release announcing the award.
He “has been a strong supporter of the foundation’s annual Presidential Scholarship Luncheon and taken an active role on the foundation board, serving as chairperson from 2006 to 2010 and on the Executive Committee since 2005,” according to the release.
Bardons & Oliver joins in congratulating Mr. Kelsheimer for his contributions to higher education.
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Bardons & Oliver was among the 2013 Leading EDGE Honored Companies recognized at the annual dinner and program on May 23 at Lorain Community College.
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