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The EPIC Toledo Leadership Summit is the premier event for young professionals in the Toledo Region and brings together nearly 300 young professionals and community leaders. The event focuses on community building and career enhancement. This event is an opportunity for young professionals to learn about themselves and become outstanding leaders for your company and our community. 

2017 Details

Now seeking 2017 EPIC Toledo Leadership Summit Committee Members.

Do you want to help plan the largest leadership conference for young professionals in the Toledo Region? We are currently looking for volunteers to join the 2017 EPIC Toledo Leadership Summit Planning Committee. Led by co-chairs Mike Abernathy and Andy Hudak, the committee will meet on the third Wednesday of each month (February-October) from 7:30-8:30 am. Let your voice be heard and help pick speakers and topics that are important to you!

To express interest in joining the committee, please email 

Thank you to our 2016 Speakers


(Click to Read Bios)


Aszure Gray

Senior Management Consultant

Kristi Hoffman

CEO and Founder
Total Package Global

Dr. Clint Longenecker

Director, Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence
University of Toledo

Dr. Christopher Cooper
Dean, College of Medicine and Life Sciences
University of Toledo


Dan Watson
Head Coach
Toledo Walleye


Chrys Peterson

Chrys Peterson Consulting, LLC

Andrew Delmore
Assistant Coach
Toledo Walleye

Jim Haudan
CEO and Chairman
Root, Inc.


Kurt Bruderly, Attorney/Owner at Law Offices of Kurt Bruderly, LLC

Summit Spotlights

Learn from EPIC Members that have attended the Summit in the past.

Melissa Freeman
Nicole Candle
James Raymond Bailey



Thank you 2016 Sponsors

Presented By

Gold Sponsor



Findley Davies

Huntington Bank


Owens Corning

Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority



BGSU Graduate and Executive Programs in Business



Meyer Hill Lynch

Plante Moran


Rohrbachers Cron Manahan Trimble & Zimmerman Co. LPA

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

The Lathrop Company

The Yarder Manufacturing Company

United Way of Greater Toledo Emerging Leaders 





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