Welcome to the Dworken & Bernstein Management Lecture Series at Lakeland Community College

All lectures will be held in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center in the D-Building. They are free and open to the public.

Management Lecture Series

Eric R. Schnur, chairman, president and chief executive officier, The Lubrizol Corporation

Eric R. Schnur is chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Lubrizol Corporation. Mr. Schnur joined Lubrizol in 1987 as a cooperative education student and was hired full time in 1989 as a development engineer in the R&D division. He has held a variety of positions across numerous product lines within Lubrizol, including technical and commercial roles, product manager, global business manager, vice president and general manager, and president of Lubrizol Advanced Materials. Most recently Mr. Schnur was president and chief operating officer before assuming his current role in January 2017. Throughout his career with Lubrizol, he has also worked at several company facilities, including the Lubrizol Additives site in Singapore, where he led engine oils marketing and technical services for Southeast Asia and Australia.

Mr. Schnur earned his Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1989 and his MBA from Case Western Reserve University in 1994. He serves on the board of directors for the American Chemistry Council and the Greater Cleveland Partnership and also serves on the Case Western Reserve University board of trustees.

Jean Makesh, founder and cheif executive officer, The Lantern Group

Jean Makesh is the founder and CEO of The Lantern Group. He designed state of the art award winning Alzheimer's care facilities in Madison, Saybrook and Chagrin Falls, Ohio. His fascination and passion to aging was the impetus to design and create a personality centric rehabilitative care program that is one of a kind in the country and in the world.  Some of his recognitions include Entrepreneur of the Year and the Model Practice Award. Jean was featured in various local and international media.

Before establishing The Lantern Group, he held various senior executive positions with a fortune 500 company. During his tenure with the 500 fortune company, his day to day responsibilities included ensuring best operational practices and compliance to highest quality of care. He holds an undergraduate and a master's degree in occupational therapy and a master's degree in business administration.

Jean designed and developed a patent pending retro-virtual time capsule to nurture and facilitate memory and to promote functional independence. The care delivery model that he developed is the only care program in the world that is therapeutic in nature. The care program utilizes the individual's environment, learning and activities to activate repressed memories and stimulate newer learning.  

Jean Makesh is on a personal mission to support, educate and equip the elderly, caregivers, family members and health care professionals with knowledge and resources about Alzheimer's disease, its prevention and treatment. His goal is to continue to design, develop and construct state of the art facilities and therapeutic care models in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

Jean Makesh has authored "Revelation to a Unique World," a textbook for medical, professionals and caregivers.

His objective and mission is to combine his knowledge and experience to contribute and impact policies and practices in the areas of elderly care, good and efficient business practices and human kind as a whole.

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