OhioMBE Awards Top FBE Nominee:
Renee Deluca Dolan—
Contempo Design & Communications
Product: A full service agency specializing in visual branding, environmental graphic design and digital ad creative
Business Accomplishments: Leader in industry in creative design services with a high ROI for clients. Accelerated the market acceptance of ‘environmental design’ as a means for companies to strengthen their brand awareness and loyalty. Marque clients include the Cleveland Indians, MCPc and others.
Community Service Activities: Contempo also “designs” 4-6 events each year for the community on various topics through their Amplify Speaker Series and Female Entrepreneurial Summit (FES). These events bring timely content to the community and serve as connectors to business people. FES has become the largest gathering of women entrepreneurs in the area and serves as a primary networking event committed to the acceleration and growth of female entrepreneurs.
This year, Renee added an investment fund to the event that will serve to provide funding to female-owned business, thereby addressing the access to capital gap in this demographic. Her leadership in this area is astounding and she has broad reach in setting the pace for female leadership in northeast Ohio. She has a strong track record of using her success and brand to further social injustices, as evidenced by her participation in the Adoption Network Renee has received numerous awards, the most recent recognition was from Kent State University as the Spirit of Woman of the Year .