Andre Lessears Sr., currently serves as the Director for the Office of Diversity & Inclusion for Cleveland Clinic Akron General. A native of Northeast Ohio, Andre holds a Bachelor’s degree from Walsh University (History) and he received an MBA in Organizational Development from the University of Dubuque. As the Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Mr. Lessears, is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives that engage Cleveland Clinic Akron General Caregivers and embeds effective diversity and inclusion practices into the day-to-day operations, practices, processes and Caregiver development. He is also a Qualified Administer (QA) for the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). Andre is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., as well as a board member for Project Grad Akron and United Way of Summit County.
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