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Bryan Stubbs
Stubbs is a recognized leader in building and implementing stronger, innovative, and more resilient regional economies and communities. Since April of 2014 he has led the Cleveland Water Alliance into an internationally recognized network (cluster) of corporations, universities, research institutions, public agencies, and utilities dedicated to the expansion of Cleveland’s and Northeast Ohio’s water innovation ecosystem, or “blue economy”. Before joining CWA Stubbs led technology-based economic development projects including as Managing Director of the Oberlin Project, Director of Entrepreneurship at the Chicago Westside Entrepreneurship Center, a partnership program of the Illinois Dept. of Commerce, University of Illinois and Chicago Community Ventures, and as Founder of Symbiotic Ventures. Stubbs holds a BA from the University of Kansas, an MBA from the University of Illinois and an Executive MBA/MPA from the Presidio School of Management.

Stubbs currently serves as President & Executive Director of the Cleveland Water Alliance (CWA).