John Grabner, president and CEO, Cardinal Fastener and Specialty Company
Micheline Maynard, senior editor, Changing Gears
Edward Hill, dean and professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
A recent Brookings Institution study ranked greater Cleveland second in manufacturing job growth, just behind Youngstown, Ohio, in the second quarter of 2010. Instead of just cars and trucks driving the uptick, some factories now produce wind turbine bolts and medical imaging supplies.