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The Columbus Foundation

The trusted philanthropic advisor to more than 1,700 individuals, families, and businesses who want to make a difference in the lives of others through charitable giving. For 65 years, people from all walks of life have partnered with The Columbus Foundation and created unique named funds to support the causes they care about. They offer unparalleled resources, services, and community knowledge to help donors realize the most informed and effective charitable giving possible.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Inside Track, Jazz Academy, Jazz Audiences Initiative 

 Website: http://www.columbusfoundation.org

 


 

GCAC

Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Inside Track, Jazz Academy

Website: http://www.gcac.org

 


 

The Ohio Arts Council

The Ohio Arts Council was created in 1965 to “foster and encourage the development of the arts and assist the preservation of Ohio’s cultural heritage.” This is accomplished by the Council in two primary methods; first, through the various grant funding programs that the Council operates to provide support to artists and to make arts activities available to a broad segment of Ohio’s public; and secondly, by providing services that help to enhance the growth of the arts. There are a total of 7 different grant programs and a variety of service programs operated by the Council.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Inside Track, Jazz Academy

 Website: http://www.oac.state.oh.us

 


 

The Reinberger Foundation

The Reinberger Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals from all walks of life. To achieve this goal, proposals in the areas of the arts, education, healthcare, and social service are favored.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Inside Track

Website: http://foundationcenter.org/ff_premium/reinberger

 


 

Bob Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is a growing family of regional brands. The $1.75 billion company owns and operates 715 full-service restaurants and a complete line of retail food products under the Bob Evans and Owens names. The Bob Evans Restaurants are located in 18 states with a heavy concentration in the Midwest. Mimi’s Cafés are in 24 states with nearly one-half of the units located in California.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Academy, PBJ & Jazz

Website: http://www.bobevans.com

 


 

Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health, Inc. is a Fortune 18 company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals and ambulatory care sites focus on patient care while reducing costs, improving efficiency and quality, and increasing profitability. Cardinal Health employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.

Sponsor: Jazz Academy, One Night Only

Website: http://www.cardinal.com

 


 

Coldwell Banker King Thompson

King Thompson and his brother Ben, began business as the original developers of Upper Arlington and created a real estate company that lives on today as Coldwell Banker King Thompson. Since 1912, the company they created has grown as Ohio’s capitol city has grown. Today, Coldwell Banker King Thompson is the premier real estate company serving the central Ohio area.

Sponsor: Jazz in Schools

Website: http://www.kingthompson.com/

 


 

Grange Insurance

For generations, Grange Insurance and the Independent Agents who represent Grange have been empowering people to live their lives with fewer worries by offering valuable insurance products and superior, hassle-free services that meet our customers’ changing needs.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Academy, One Night Only

Website: http://www.grangeinsurance.com

 


 

Honda of America Mfg., INC.

For more than 30 years, Honda of America Manufacturing has been committed to building quality products for their customers and quality communities where their associates live and work. Based upon a philosophy of respecting each individual, Honda of America Manufacturing has built a culture of involvement and creativity that harnesses the collective power of each and every team member.

Sponsor: Jazz Academy

Website: http://ohio.honda.com

 


 

Limited Brands

Founded in 1963 in Columbus, Ohio, Limited Brands has evolved from an apparel-based specialty retailer to a $9 billion company focused on lingerie, beauty and personal care that makes customers feel sexy, sophisticated and forever young. Limited Brands’ portfolio of businesses includes Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s Secret PINK, Bath and Body Works, C.O. Bigelow, White Barn Candle Co., La Senza and Henri Bendel.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Academy, One Night Only

Website: http://www.limitedbrands.com

 


 

Plante & Moran

Plante & Moran is the nation’s 12th largest certified public accounting and business advisory firm, providing clients with financial, human capital, operations improvement, strategic planning, technology selection and implementation, and family wealth management services. Plante & Moran has a staff of more than 1,600 professionals in 21 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Monterrey, Mexico and Shanghai, China. Plante & Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Academy, One Night Only

Website: http://www.plantemoran.com/

 


 

Sequent

Sequent is a consulting and outsourcing firm that helps clients improve corporate performance through the integration of people strategies, process management and technology. The firm is one of the top 100 privately held businesses in Central Ohio with offices in Columbus, Ohio; Birmingham, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee, and Springfield, Ohio. Sequent’s offerings include Human Capital Management, Technology Solutions, Thought Leadership, Employee Benefit Programs and Risk Management.

Sponsor: Inside Track

Website: http://www.sequent.biz/

 


 

State Auto Group

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, State Auto Insurance Companies’ primary focus is writing both personal and business insurance. The companies market their products through more than 23,000 independent insurance agents in approximately 3,400 agencies throughout 33 states.

Sponsor: Inside Track, One Night Only

Website: http://www.stateauto.com

 


 

US Bank

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $282 billion in assets, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,025 banking offices and 5,312 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Inside Track, One Night Only

Website: http://ww.usbank.com

 


The Westin Columbus

Known as The Great Southern Hotel since its grand beginnings in 1897, the city’s most-renowned hotel has offered guests the utmost in gracious service and luxurious surroundings – a historic landmark elegantly styled for the 21st-century traveler. Ideally situated in the heart of the downtown business district, the AAA Four Diamond award-winning Westin Columbus is within walking distance of the convention center, sporting and cultural venues, some of the city’s finest shopping and attractions, including the State Capitol, Arena District, City Center Mall, Brewery District, German Village, Ohio’s Center of Science & Industry, and the Short North Area.

Sponsor: Columbus Jazz Orchestra, Inside Track

Website: http://www.westincolumbus.com/

 


 

American Culinary Federation - Columbus Chapter

The American Culinary Federation (ACF) is the country’s largest professional association for chefs, cooks, culinary educators, and professionals in the food service industry. They are dedicated to promoting the culinary profession and furthering their members’ culinary expertise through education, certification, and competitions. Founded in 1929, the ACF now has more than 25,000 members in over 295 local chapters throughout North America and the Caribbean. The ACF Columbus Chapter was founded in the early 1960s and currently has over 700 members. The Chapter has Professionals, Students, Junior, and Associate members comprised of chefs, cooks, culinary educators, culinary apprentices, culinary students, business owners, purveyors, food service professionals, and food enthusiasts from all over central Ohio.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.acfcolumbus.org/


 

Baker & Hostetler LLP

BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast, their nearly 900 lawyers litigate cases and resolve disputes that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close deals that fuel their strategic growth. Their attorneys have broad knowledge and experience in many industries, including energy, media, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and insurance, consumer products, and hospitality.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.bakerlaw.com/


 

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Located in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati-Dayton and Marietta, Bricker & Eckler is one of Ohio’s leading law firms. Their attorneys serve as trusted business advisors for businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, health care facilities, school districts and municipalities, and individuals.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.bricker.com/


 

Corna Kokosing Construction Company

Corna Kokosing Construction Company, a division of the Kokosing Group, is a full-service construction manager/general contractor specializing in health care, education, manufacturing, office and retail markets. Corna Kokosing employs more than 200 associates throughout central Ohio, with annual revenues of $150 million.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.corna.com/


 

Crabbe, Brown & James

Crabbe, Brown & James’ dedication to service is their hallmark. They have effectively served a wide spectrum of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations and privately held businesses, nonprofit institutions, governmental entities, and individuals. As long time participants in community affairs, the firm and its members have always assumed a leadership role in civic, cultural, educational and philanthropic endeavors. Their attorneys have participated in organizations such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Complex, Columbus Museum of Art, Rickenbacker Port Authority, Columbus Zoo, Greater Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau, Neighborhood House, United Way, Big Brothers – Big Sisters, Commission on Spanish Speaking Affairs, Hispanic Alliance, Maryhaven Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center, Rosemont Center, Hannah Neil House, YMCA, First Knight Columbus, the Jazz Arts Group, and others.

Sponsor: Jazz Academy, One Night Only

Website: http://www.cbjlawyers.com/

 


 

Crane Group

Crane Group is a private holding and management company based in Columbus, Ohio. Their holdings comprise a network of local, regional, and global companies in both manufacturing and the building trades. Its products and services are known for being innovative, high quality, and backed by some of the strongest warranties in the industries they serve.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.cranegroup.com/


 

Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. For over 150 years, Fifth Third has provided quality financial products and services to its customers.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.53.com

 


 

Huntington

Headquartered in Columbus, Huntington Bank has a long and distinguished history of supporting programs throughout central Ohio that are designed to enrich the community and create an environment where our children can grow and thrive. The breadth and depth of these efforts range from multi-million dollar programs aimed at the revitalization of major parts of the city to the individual volunteer efforts of Huntington associates at all levels of the corporation.  These programs are innovative and creative, and thanks to the partnership between Huntington and local governments and nonprofits, goals have been set and solutions found to area problems.   Huntington provides support in a variety of areas including economic development, health care, housing, education and the arts.

Sponsor: Jazz Academy, One Night Only

Website: https://www.huntington.com/

 


 

Ice Miller LLP

Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: corporate, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, environment, tax, trusts and estates, real estate, municipal finance and government law. With offices in Chicago; Cleveland; Columbus; DuPage County, Ill.; Indianapolis; and Washington, D.C., the firm has more than 300 lawyers and 40 paraprofessionals.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.icemiller.com/


 

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

PwC focuses on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. Additionally, in the US, PwC concentrates on 16 key industries and provides targeted services that include — but are not limited to — human resources, deals, forensics, and consulting services.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.pwc.com/


 

Siefkas Public Relations LLC

Siefkas is hired by lobbyists, trade association directors and non-profit leaders to create opportunities in public policy, public relations and community relations.

Sponsor: One Night Only

Website: http://www.siefkaspr.com/

 


 

up2drive

up2drive is a division of BMW Bank of North America. up2drive offers consumer-purpose direct installment loans for the purpose of financing the purchase of motor vehicles from private sellers.

Sponsor: Inside Track

Website: http://www.up2drive.com/