Annual Awards Winners

LeadingAge Ohio proudly honors outstanding members each year in a number of categories, recognizing organizational excellence and individual leadership across our membership. Video tributes are created to help honor each year's member award recipients. 

Visit LeadingAge Ohio's Youtube Channel to catch up on previous year's award winners. 


2021 LeadingAge Ohio Award Winners

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Susan Wallace, MSW, LSW

Susan Wallace

President / CEO
614-545-9024
swallace@leadingageohio.org 

  • Staff oversight, fiscal & operations of organization
  • Primary contact for policy priority development & advocacy 
  • Staff liaison to Advocacy Committee, Nursing Facility/Assisted Living Reimbursement, Billing/eligibility and Clinical/ Operations Subcommittees

Patrick Schwartz

Patrick Schwartz

Director of Government Affairs & Communications
614-545-9026
pschwartz@leadingageohio.org 

  • Leading government affairs and political work
  • Serves as lead member communications and media strategist for key association initiatives
  • Oversees digital strategy, including websites, newsletters and social media channels
  • Provides strategic direction for communicating organizational goals and achievements to members, partners, policy makers and the media
  • Serves as primary contact for media inquiries
  • Staff liaison to Communications/PR committee, PAC committee, Adult Day committee, and Affordable Housing committee. 
Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.