Leverage the Power of Peer Learning through PeerSpectives Roundtables in 2021 

PeerSpectives is a unique roundtable structure designed by the Edward Lowe Foundation, for leaders of companies.  The roundtables are designed to improve leadership skills, sharpen decision-making abilities, and build lasting relationships with peers.  The programming is delivered by trained facilitators who create a safe space and confidential forum for experience sharing with 8-12 other owners from non-competing businesses in our region. 

Peerspectives Benefits

Who Should Participate

What can one Expect?

  • Owners, Founders, and CEOs of companies that have moved beyond startup and have the aptitude and appetite to continue growing.

Why should one join a PeerSpectives Group?​

  • Relieve isolation and stress
  • Enjoy experiential learning and quicker path to new business decisions
  • Accountability from peers
  • A regular, monthly opportunity to learn and share ideas with 8-12 other owners that "get" you and your challenges
  • A confidential "sounding board" and well of experience to help with the tough decisions that will drive growth and performance for your business
  • The benefit of the experience of other owners, without the burden of "bad advice"
  • A reduction in the isolation and stress often experienced by owners
  • A resource to help with accountability and support for achieving your business goals


Annual Fees:​
Investor Members: $750
Basic Members: $1,500
Community Members: $3,000


Meet the Facilitators


Robert DeJournett

Vice President, Opportunity and Inclusion - Greater Akron Chamber​

Kimberly Lee

Director - Minority Business Assistance Center

Maurice Steven

President/CEO - Career Development & Placement Strategies


Ace Epps

Director of Inclusive Entrepreneurship - Bounce

LaTonya “L.T.” Myers

Founder - EXCEL HR Consulting​


Jan Conrad

Executive Director - Women’s Network Leadership Institute


E.J. Brinson

Special Project Executive​



Shante’ Robinson

Entrepreneur,  Consultant, Investor - Unifiedmindz LLC


Steve Millard

Steve Millard

Preseident and CEO, Greater Akron Chamber

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