Marsha A. Mockabee

Marsha A. Mockabee serves as president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. She is the first female to hold this position at the 103-year old Cleveland affiliate. In this role, Marsha leads an agenda empowering African Americans to develop and exercise their potential on par with all other Americans through education, research, advocacy, and provision of services. Marsha has more than 33 years of nonprofit leadership experience, as well as educational credentials that include a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University (cum laude), a CNM from Case Western Reserve University, and MBM from Indiana Wesleyan. Marsha’s accomplishments have been recognized locally and nationally. She serves on many committees and community efforts. Since 2010, she has served on the National Urban League’s Education and Jobs Task Forces. In February of 2013, she was selected to lead an Equity and Excellence in Education initiative for the State of Ohio. Marsha is known amongst her national Urban League colleagues as the “turnaround strategist.” She is a member of the Ohio ESSA Learning Community and the Community Chair of Ohio Education Leadership Learning Community; Make Racism A Public Health Issue in the City of Cleveland (founding member); requested by Secretary of State to facilitate the 7 Ohio Urban League Affiliates in the Vote by Mail projects for the Ohio Primary and the 2020 Presidential Election; requested by Senator Sherrod Brown to serve as co-chair and host site for the Ohio MBK program.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Greater Cleveland
2020 Summit Speaker: 
Currently not speaking at summit
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