The City of Youngstown has moved progressively under his leadership. The City’s planning and development efforts have been recognized and rewarded by a number of notable organizations including, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times Magazine, and Governing Magazine to name a few.
Williams is leading efforts that have a direct impact on improving the quality of life for the citizens of Youngstown. Under his leadership, neighborhoods are being revitalized, aggressive policies are targeting crime, and the City is advancing regional economic initiatives intended to stabilize and strengthen the local economic base.
Mayor Williams continues to be a strong proponent of the City’s award winning Youngstown 2010 citywide planning initiative, a project in which he played a leading role. Throughout his work and travel, he continuously seeks to bring positive recognition to the City of Youngstown.
Williams was born and reared in Youngstown. He graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He and his wife, Sonja, enjoy engaging in various social and community activities.
Tickets are $18 for members and $30 for non-members. Lunch is included. They can be purchased by calling The City Club at 216.621.0082 or visiting the website at: www.cityclub.org