Summit County Executive
Board Member Since
Ilene Shapiro has more than 25 years of experience in business development and local government. Prior to becoming Summit County executive, she served as president of the Summit County Council, where she led the county’s 11-member policy-making body. An accomplished business leader, Ilene is also the head of Shapiro Consulting Firm, which specializes in sales, marketing, business planning and economic development. Ilene is a distinguished community leader and a champion of women in business and philanthropy: She is past president of the Women’s Network, a founding mother of Akron Community Foundation’s Women’s Endowment Fund, and a Northeast Ohio ATHENA Leadership Award winner, among many other distinctions. Ilene is an alumna of both Leadership America and Leadership Akron.