The "Exchange" is the African American Chamber's monthly networking event that occurs every 3rd Thursday of the month. Please join us at Mardi Gras Cajun Restaurant with our corporate members, MBE's, and small business owners for a great networking opportunity.
In the month of September, City Manager Patrick Duhaney
will be our guest speaker. After the resignation of Harry Black in April of this year, City Council approved the appointment of Patrick Duhaney from Assistant City Manager to Acting City Manager of Cincinnati.
Outside of City employment, Mr. Duhaney worked for a community development financial institution (CDFI), Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), here in Cincinnati, where he served as a program officer responsible for issuing community development loans, overseeing the local LISC office’s loan portfolio, and working to bring resources to aid in the redevelopment of Cincinnati neighborhoods, including Avondale and Price Hill.
A proud U.S. Army combat veteran, Mr. Duhaney served on active duty and in reserve capacity from 1999 to 2015 under combat engineer and ordnance commands.
Mr. Duhaney holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Urban Studies from the Cleveland State University and Master’s in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati. He is a graduate of the Urban League’s African-American Leadership Development Program. He is also a certified Economic Development Finance Professional issued by NDC and a Certified Public Procurement Buyer issued by NIGP.