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    Patrick Park

    Patrick ParkPatrick Park 

    Patrick Park is a director of Park Corporation, a company founded by his father, Raymond, in 1949. The corporation is based in Cleveland with businesses located around the U.S. and the world. Forbes has included it three times over the last decade in its top “400 Companies.”

    The family-held group of companies has numerous manufacturing operations including WHEMCO Group and an automotive stamping plant. Park Corporation operates the International Exposition Center in Cleveland and owns and manages commercial and industrial real estate across the nation.

    Park Corporation partnered with Steve Wynn to build one of the first luxury condominium buildings, Park Towers Las Vegas. They purchased American Axle based in Detroit and built it into the largest axle manufacturing company in America. With takeover giant Wilbur Ross, they created International Steel Group, later sold to Mittal Steel.

    In Palm Beach, Fla., Park has served as honorary chairman and chairman of both the American Cancer Society gala and American Heart Association gala. He is a major benefactor of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Red Cross, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Leaders In Furthering Education.

    In Cleveland, Park served as the chairman of the United Way. His family serves as trustees of the Cleveland Clinic. The Park Corporation, Park Foundation, and Park family have made countless gifts across the U.S., supporting health care, education, and civic and arts organizations.

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