January 10, 2020

It is our pleasure to announce that at HCDC, Inc.’s Annual Meeting on January 8th – Kelly Kolar received this year’s Todd Portune Innovation Champion Award. Below are some of the great words HCDC, Inc.’s Senior Director – Catherine Fitzgerald said in honor of Kelly winning the award.

“It is my pleasure to recognize this year’s Todd Portune Innovation Champion Award Recipient, Kelly Kolar-Eyman.

Innovation Champions passionately promote new ideas, methods, and products and those who work tirelessly to create them. Todd Portune received the inaugural Innovation Champion Award last year because of his support for innovators, effort to establish HCDC’s Office of Innovation + Creativity, and work as an innovator.

Kelly doesn’t stop with her business. She mentors entrepreneurs, serves on the Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Enterprise board, teaches at DAAP, and champions female founders. Kelly is a true innovator building innovators here in Hamilton County, OH.”

Catherine Fitzgerald | Senior Director

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