Jack Schmitt – Campus District Economic Opportunity Coordinator
Jack Schmitt recently joined the team at Campus District, Inc. as its Economic Opportunity Coordinator through AmeriCorps VISTA. During his year of service, Jack will work on the Campus District collaboration with anchor institutions on a Hire Local program, connecting Central neighborhood residents with entry level job opportunities at Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College, and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.
Jack will also assist the Campus District, community businesses and property owners in exploring the creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) to increase safety and promote growth in the Northern Campus District. Jack will also work on marketing and communications for Campus District as the new e-news editor. He replaces Michelle Brzoska, whose Americorps VISTA year of service ended June 24th.
Jack recently graduated from Georgetown University with his Bachelor's Degree, where he studied Theater and Government and focused on Urban Studies. He has experience in civic engagement and community building, and is very excited at the prospect of contributing these skills and giving back. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer, going on bike rides, watching films and seeing live theater. He is quite grateful for the opportunity to better appreciate and serve his hometown while learning and working with Campus District. He can be reached at (216) 272-3065 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org