Join us on March 1 at the Summit, Portage, and Medina Counties Chapter as we celebrate heroes at the 23rd annual Acts of Courage event!
One hero who will be honored is Brian J. Moore, who has built a lifetime of heroic actions through his contributions to many facets of the Greater Akron community. Brian will receive the 2018 H. Peter Burg Community Leadership Award which the Red Cross proudly presents each year to one or more individuals who best exemplify leadership in the community, compassion for its people and dedication to the humanitarian mission of the Red Cross. He was selected by a committee of past award recipients.
Brian has an enthusiastic spirit. He is a steadfast mentor, and committed friend, to everyone who knows him.
Born in Dunkirk, New York and after graduating magna cum laude from the State University of New York, Brian moved to the Akron area in 1981 to attend The University of Akron School of Law. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1984. He is a shareholder with the 160 attorney law firm of Roetzel & Andress. He practices real estate and finance law and serves as Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Akron Office. He has been listed in the “Best Lawyers in America” directory for Real Estate and Banking for over 12 consecutive years and has been recognized as a “Top 100-Ohio Super Lawyer.” Brian has served as Chairman of the Real Property Committee for the Akron Bar Association. He is also a member of the Real Estate Council of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Brian served as the 2001 volunteer tournament chair for the NEC Invitational – World Golf Championships (now known as the Bridgestone Invitational) and is a Past-President of the Executive Committee of Northern Ohio Golf Charities. He currently is Vice Chair of the Northern Ohio Golf Charities Foundation Board. He serves on a number of other community boards including, Downtown Akron Partnership (Former Board Chair and Current Executive Committee Member), Blue Coats (Current Board Chair), Summit Choral Society (Vice Chair), and Music for the Western Reserve. He is also a past chairman of Portage Country Club. His other past board service includes United Way (Past Campaign Chair), Akron Bar Association, Red Cross of Summit, Portage, and Medina Counties (Past Chairman of the Board), Greenleaf Family Center (Past Chairman of the Board), Leadership Akron Alumni Association (Past President), the Akron Civic Theater and the Akron Jaycees (Past President). He is president of Leadership Akron Class 10. In 2015, Brian was honored with the 2015 David Lieberth Community Vision Award by Leadership Akron. He is a cantor and choir member at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He lives in Copley with his wife, Diana, and their children, Ben and Leah.
A limited number of tickets remain. To purchase tickets visit www.redcross.org/acts18.