Corporate and Organizational Engagement

Better for Business

The office for corporate and organizational engagement provides an elevated partnership experience for companies, organizations and municipalities. We offer a concierge approach to accessing student talent, faculty expertise and a vast portfolio of university services and customized offerings.

Serving as BW's central point of coordination for external clients and partners in Northeast Ohio and beyond, the corporate and organizational engagement team skillfully facilitates connections between business and academia, ensuring tailored and innovative solutions that exceed expectations.

Engagement Opportunities

Baldwin Wallace offers extensive opportunities for partners to connect with faculty, staff and students in meaningful ways. Below is an abbreviated list of services and resources that are highly sought after by external partners.

Connect with Us

Office for Corporate and Organizational Engagement
Center for Innovation & Growth
340 Front Street
(440) 826-2393 | bwcoe@bw.edu

Engagement Team

Lacey Kogelnik, Executive Director
lkogelni@bw.edu

Portrait of Lacey KogelnikAs a higher education leader, Lacey Kogelnik has extensive experience in career coaching, leadership development, innovation and entrepreneurship. In her current role as executive director for corporate and organizational engagement at Baldwin Wallace, she leads the institution’s strategic priority to build holistic partnerships with external stakeholders by providing a high-touch, concierge approach to all resources and opportunities throughout the campus.

Additionally, Kogelnik oversees the university’s externally funded, co-curricular entrepreneurship initiatives, Growth Practice and LaunchNET, and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and Leadership Council.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in professional writing and editing and her Master of Arts in English from Youngstown State University.

Kristi Reklinski headshotKristi Reklinski, Program Assistant
kreklins@bw.edu

Kristi Reklinski is an experienced program assistant with a diverse background in client services, executive administration, event management and data collection/analysis.

As program assistant, Reklinski works with the executive director to develop and execute the strategic priorities for corporate engagement, often providing research and internal support. She also serves as the liaison between external clients and key engagement areas throughout campus.