Tri-C General Counsel Named 2022 Black Professional of the Year
Renee Tramble Richard honored for excellence in leadership, community contributions
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) general counsel, Renee Tramble Richard, was named the 2022 Black Professional of the Year, by the Black Professionals Association Charitable Foundation.
The award recognizes distinguished African Americans in Northeast Ohio who have demonstrated excellence in leadership and made significant contributions to the community.
Vice president of legal services and risk management at Tri-C since 2012, Richard will receive the award at a gala on Nov. 12.
"I am grateful to the Black Professional Association Charitable Foundation for bestowing this honor upon me," Richard said. "I am humbled. For me, there is no greater honor than to be recognized by your peers — your community. It has always been my desire to be of service to my community and to represent my profession with dignity. So, it is with sincere appreciation that I thank BPACF for this wonderful recognition."
Richard came to Tri-C in 2012 from Roetzel & Andress LPA, where she served as a partner. In 20-plus years as an attorney, she focused her practice on public law and public finance, working with municipal and state governments, nonprofit organizations, housing authorities, banks, higher education institutions and community development corporations.
She is also active outside of the College, serving on the boards of organizations such as Care Alliance Health Center, YWCA of Greater Cleveland, AES Management (dba Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen) and Lee Road Baptist Church.
Richard was named a YWCA Woman of Achievement in 2022. She holds a J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
March 30, 2022
By Anthony Moujaes, 216-987-3068 or email@example.com