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Betsey Merkel

Advisor Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area, US

Harp Instructor, The Music Settlement and Owner, BetseyMerkel.com.

Harp Instructor, The Music Settlement and Owner, BetseyMerkel.com.

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The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)
The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)
Wildefields Equestrian Training & Education Center

Positions

Co-Founder, Director and Platform Architect The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open) July 2005 - present
Strategic Network Development, Marketing and Communications Center for Regional Economic Issues April 2002 - July 2005
Platform Design Strategist Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society July 2015 - present
Harp Instructor The Music Settlement September 2014 - present
Owner BetseyMerkel.com May 2012 - present
Co-Founder and Director The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open) July 2005 - present
On-Line Community Builder (see examples below) Consultant 2003 - present
Communications Director Ohio City Power January 2012 - December 2014
Communications Director Comfort Is Strength January 2012 - January 2013
Global Media Strategist & On-line Community Manager COINs2010 Conference May 2010 - October 2010
Collaborative Platform Development Near-Time 2006 - 2009
Network Development and Strategy; Marketing and Communications Center for Regional Economic Issues April 2002 - July 2005
Director of Marketing & Communications; Strategic Network Development Case Western Reserve University 2002 - 2005
Communications & Civic Engagement Case Western Reserve University September 2004 - October 2004
Co-Founder, Managing & Operations Director Wildefields Equestrian Training & Education Center July 1998 - January 2001
Managing Director & Harpist Coryton & Co. April 1983 - May 1997
Child Life Worker University Hospitals of Cleveland September 1979 - December 1983

Education

Case Western Reserve University music 1977 - 1983
Cleveland Institute of Music Music, Education 1974 - 1983
The University of Connecticut Plant Anatomy, Music 1975 - 1977

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Simon Robinson
We worked together  •  Business Partner, LUMAN and Founder, Holonomics Education.
Betsey is a leading advocate of profound organisational change and new economic thinking. She has developed an extremely strong and effectiv ... e international network of leaders and changemakers, and will be able to contribute greatly to any projects requiring a new way of thinking and relating.
Albert Wagner
Operations Manager, Ohio City Power and Volunteer Office Assistant, FOCUS North America.
Her passion, level of intellect and detail help her excel and succeed.
Joe Jurczyk
They're my friends  •  Advisor, Archevos; Partner, Western Reserve Racing; Designer, CLIKT.com. CWRU MBA+BS, UAkron MA, UWisc Cert. Internet + Running Addict.
Betsey is a driving force in the Northeast Ohio entrepreneurial community and is especially strong in technology and community development.
Ken Homer
We worked together  •  I work with teams and organizations on the human side of collaboration.
Betsey is committed to bringing open source economic development to communities everywhere. Her I-OPEN work is a treasure trove of great ide ... as from fantastic people.

Simon Robinson
We worked together  •  Business Partner, LUMAN and Founder, Holonomics Education.
Simon has a network mindset, understands theories of change, comprehends the value of strategic investment, and developing public-private pa ... rtnerships. Because of his extensive experience in technology enterprise development, Simon has the capacity to envision at a meta view informed by the pragmatism of tasks - a real systems thinker and doer!