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Foundations of Excellence - Building the Future

“This is one of the most amazing things that could ever happen to a city. In a small town like this, it might only happen once every 100 years. I have to admit I’ve never seen anything like this.”
- Howard Boyle, Hometown Bank

Testimonials

Testimonials

 President Lester A. Lefton

“We’ve turned lemons into lemonade. We’ve taken the worst economic recession in our lifetime and turned it around.”

 Dr. Lester A. Lefton, President, Kent State University

 Dave Ruller

“We knew if we brought the right people to the table, we could make it happen.”

 Dave Ruller, Kent City Manager

 

“I can stand out in front of these streets today and say ‘this is happening in the City of Kent’ is amazing to me.”

 Jerry Fiala, Kent Mayor

 

 

“This is one of the most amazing things that could ever happen to a city. In a small town like this, it might only happen once every 100 years. I have to admit I’ve never seen anything like this.”

 Howard Boyle, Hometown Bank

 

 

“Today you see the start of what is going to be a great future for Kent.”

 Matt French, Ametek Inc.

 

 

“This is the place we want to be, and we’re very happy to be part of the Kent community.”

 Karl Warnke, The Davey Tree Expert Company

 

 

“This particular project is a model project, not only in Ohio but across the country.”

 U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan