Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that Robert W. McDonald has been selected as a 2017 VentureOhio Award Finalist in the Catalyst of the Year category. Individuals were selected for their significant contributions to Ohio’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Winners will be announced at the fourth annual VentureDinner on Sept. 19 in Columbus.
McDonald was nominated for the award for his contributions as co-founder of The Brandery, a nationally recognized business accelerator that leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region, namely branding, marketing and design.
McDonald is a partner in Taft’s Business & Finance group focusing his practice on corporate, securities, venture capital and sports law work. He also assists start-up and emerging companies with business formation, fundraising, compensation, securities, commercialization and other matters that entrepreneurial businesses encounter.
VentureOhio facilitates the growth and vibrancy of the Ohio entrepreneurial community by focusing its efforts to increase access to capital, foster collaboration and communicate Ohio’s story to activate the acceleration of innovation, job creation and wealth generation.