Featured Speaker – Eric C. Diamond, Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Cleveland Culinary Launch Kitchen
Eric Diamond is a partner and Chief Operating Officer of Cleveland Culinary Launch Kitchen and The Cleveland Food Hub, President of Westporte Capital Consultants, and CEO of the NEO Fund (an Ashtabula CDFI).
Previously Eric spent over twenty years in banking, lending and community development. Throughout his career, Eric has developed a passion for helping small businesses and entrepreneurs start and expand their businesses. Eric states “there is no better professional feeling than knowing you played a part in helping someone fulfill their dreams of owning their own business.”
Eric is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace College and holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.