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Celia Bruner

Assistant Business Counselor, Minority Business Assistance Center

Celia Bruner is an Assistant Business Counselor at the Akron Urban League, who works with Akron’s local community, business owners, and those who seek to own their own business.

Celia feels that it is important to give back to the community and build its members up. She believes that one must not wait for change but become the change that they wish to see. Celia also gives credence to giving back as a tool to internalize your own problems and put them into perspective. Celia has volunteered at the Cleveland International Film Festival, which is an organization that promotes film through education to enhance to local community; and the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority working on home improvements, such as cleaning and gardening, for elderly citizens.

Celia holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Hiram College and is currently working on a Master degree in Business Administration at Ursuline College.