Wed. 6/16
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
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Join us for the ystark! CEO Meet & Eat on June 16 to connect with Shana Smith, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Canton.

The YWCA, a local social service organization, provides early care and education, and housing for Stark County’s homeless populations. Shana has a strong commitment to the Stark County community. She has served on the boards of Leadership Stark County, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health, YMCA of Myers Lake, and the Ohio Optometric Foundation. She has a BA in Sociology from Kent State University, an MBA, and post-graduate studies toward a Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies from Ashland University. Shana’s work history includes roles with the Canton City School District, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Canton City Schools, and Malone University. Shana is a very proud mother of her three children, Dayanna, Amya, and DeMarlo Jr.

During the CEO Meet & Eat, Shana will share the core principles that she has embraced as a leader. 

Cost: $15  (Each registered participant will receive a $10 Jerzee's All American Sports Grille gift card.)

Registered participants will receive a confirmation prior to the event with instructions on how to join the Zoom session. Please contact if you have questions.

ABOUT: The ystark! CEO Meet&Eat series is a professional development opportunity for YPs to learn from and network with community leaders across diverse industries. Hear what it takes to be successful, what CEOs wish they knew in their 20s and 30s, and advice for thriving personally and professionally today.

The ystark! CEO Meet&Eat Series is sponsored by:

Travis DeZordo, Modern Woodmen of America