Leadership Columbus 2020 Virtual Alumni Reunion

12/17/2020 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET


Join Leadership Columbus for the 2020 Virtual Alumni Reunion!

Reconnect with fellow alumni, hear a special announcement and find out which Signature Program class will earn the bragging rights for the coveted Best Class, Ever! Award and trophy. The event will also feature a keynote address from former Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman.

Date: Thursday, December 17
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25 per person


5:30 - 6 p.m. | Social Networking

Join us for a lead-up to the program. Fix yourself a beverage, network and reconnect!

6 - 6:40 p.m. | Program

WelcomeLaurie Aquilina (’06), Chair, Leadership Columbus Board of Trustees

Keynote AddressMichael B. Coleman, Partner-in-Charge of Government Law, Ice Miller, and former Mayor of the City of Columbus (2000-2015)

Leadership Columbus UpdateRobbie Banks (’07), Interim Executive Director, Leadership Columbus

Special AnnouncementAngela Mingo (’12) and Jonathan Moody (’13), Leadership Columbus Board of Trustees and Alumni & Marketing Committee Co-Chairs

2020 Best Class, Ever! Award PresentationAngela Mingo and Jonathan Moody

ClosingRobbie Banks

6:40 - 7:30 p.m. | Post-program Networking


Michael B. Coleman, Partner-in-Charge of Government Law, Ice Miller, and former Mayor of the City of Columbus (2000-2015)

Michael B. Coleman is the Partner-in-Charge of Ice Miller’s Government Law Group. Michael also participates in the Internet of Things and Real Estate Development Groups. Michael is also the former Mayor and CEO of the City of Columbus, Ohio. As Partner In-Charge of the Government Law Group, Michael leads Ice Miller's legal and professional team in Ohio in connection with the challenges and opportunities of creating partnerships between business and government, real estate development in Central Ohio, economic development and financing, government regulatory matters and local, state and federal administrative and legislative government relations. 

Read more about our keynote speaker here.



The annual battle of the classes has begun! Throughout the coming weeks, we invite you to inspire your classmates and challenge other classes to raise money for Leadership Columbus during the Best Class, Ever! Campaign. The Signature Program Class that raises the most during the campaign will win the coveted title of Best Class, Ever! and the trophy. The winning class will be announced at the Virtual Alumni Reunion. Last year, the Class of 2020 came together to win the title, and they weren't even graduates yet! Will they be able to keep up a winning streak? Or will a new class take their place? We can't wait to find out!

Donate to the Best Class, Ever! Campaign Here

The Best Class, Ever! Campaign promotes a fun, competitive rivalry between Signature Program classes, but it's also an important annual fundraiser for Leadership Columbus, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, fueled by alumni. Donations to the campaign enable us to continue our mission to develop, connect and inspire diverse leaders who serve as catalysts in building a strong and vibrant community. We greatly appreciate your generosity!


Thank you to the AEP Foundation for its generous sponsorship of the 2020 Virtual Alumni Reunion.