67th Annual Humanitarian Award Virtual Celebration

2021 Humanitarian Award Honorees

Craig Arnold
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Berry 
Executive Vice President of
Football Operations and
General Manager, Cleveland Browns

And the Cleveland Browns Organization



Humanitarian Award Celebration 2020
Honoring: Sally Gries 

 View our Tribute Book

If you missed our virtual Pre-show and Celebration, watch them below.

Click here to watch the Pre-Show
Click here to watch the Celebration 


Thank You for Being Part of our
67th Annual Humanitarian Award Virtual Celebration


Your support helps us do this critically important work. Please consider a gift to
Fund A Need for our vital School & Youth programs!

Thank you for joining us as we paid tribute to Craig Arnold, Andrew Berry, and the Cleveland Browns Organization at our 67th Annual Humanitarian Award Celebration. We also were proud to present our Education Awards and the PwC Outstanding LeadDIVERSITY Alumni Award. If you missed our virtual Celebrationwatch it here.

Special thanks to our generous sponsors, which are highlighted in our Celebration video and Tribute Book.

The Diversity Center’s mission is to make Northeast Ohio a just, diverse, and inclusive community for all. We hope our event has inspired you and given you hope that we can succeed.

The premiere of our powerful new video by Goldfarb Weber Creative Media was a highlight of the evening. Watch it again here and please share it with others who may not know about our work.

As always, we are deeply grateful for your generous financial support, especially for our Fund A Need drive that supports School & Youth programs. Your gifts are helping a new generation of students and future leaders embrace their differences and become change agents for inclusion and diversity.

We believe diversity makes us stronger. Now more than ever, we are committed to making Northeast Ohio a diverse and inclusive place where all people are connected, respected, and valued.

Special thanks to:
  • Our 2021 Humanitarian Award honorees: Craig Arnold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eaton, Andrew Berry, Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager, the Cleveland Browns, and the Cleveland Browns Organization.
  • Our honorary event co-chairs: Christopher M. Connor, Retired Chairman & CEO, The Sherwin-Williams Company, William Lacey, President & CEO, GE Lighting, a Savant company, and Dee and Jimmy Haslam, Haslam Sports, Owners, Cleveland Browns.
  • Our event Board co-chairs: Tracie M. Longpre, Vice President-Supply Chain, Applied Industrial Technologies, and Robert E. Soroka, Sr. Vice President, Retail Executive, Fifth Third Bank, both members of The Diversity Center Board of Directors.
  • Our generous sponsors

2021 Humanitarian Award Recipients

Leadership Champions

Inclusion Champions

Diversity Champion

Community Builders

Cleveland Browns

LeadDIVERSITY Outstanding Alumni Award

Equality Advocates



Unity Partners

Applied Industrial Technologies

Baker Hosteler

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Cerity Partners


Cleveland State University

Connor Foundation

Dominion Energy


Ernst & Young

Fifth Third Bank

First Federal Lakewood

Frantz Ward LLP



Terri and Stuart Kline

Lincoln Electric

Littler Mendelson

Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC

McDonald Hopkins LLC


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

 Richard W. Pogue

Larry and Julia Pollock

Audrey G. and Albert B. Ratner

Enid and Dr. David Rosenberg

Alan and Barbara Rosskamm

RPM International Inc.

Saint Ignatius High School

Fareed Siddiq Siddiq Wealth Management Group at Merrill

Team NEO

Tucker Ellis LLP

United Way of Greater Cleveland

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

The Wuliger Family