I will continue to advocate for our students and ensure every child has an opportunity to succeed in Akron Public Schools.
— Patrick Bravo

Patrick L. Bravo

Age and Date of Birth
40 - April 30, 1977

1600 Newcastle Circle, Akron, Ohio 44313

City of Akron, Ward 8, Precinct C

(330) 307-6603


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  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) Justice Studies & Psychology, Kent State University
  • Master of Public Administration & Urban Studies (M.P.A.), University of Akron
  • Law Degree (J.D.), University of Akron School of Law
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) In-Progress, University of Akron

Current Employer & Position

  • Executive Director, Summit County Land Bank

Community Involvement

  • Akron Public Schools, Board Member
  • Akron Public Schools Finance & Capital Management Committee, Chair
  • Akron Public Schools Legal & Board Policy Committee, Past Chair
  • Torchbearers, Class of 2012
  • Leadership Akron, Class 32
  • Child Guidance & Family Solution, Secretary, Board of Trustees
  • Akron Urban League, 90th Anniversary Gala Planning Committee, Member
  • Summit County Children Services, Licensed Foster Parent
  • Summit DD Microenterprise Advisory Board, Past Member
  • ReWorks (formerly Summit Akron Solid Waste Management Authority), Past Member
  • Summit Trail & Greenway Advisory Board & Steering Committee, Past Member
  • University Park Alliance Urban Development Committee, Past Member
  • Summit County Economic Development Task Force, Past Member
  • Summit County Young Democrats, Past President
  • Stonewall Democrats of Summit County, Past Membership Secretary
  • Summit County Progressive Democrats, Past Member
  • Summit County Democratic Party, Finance Committee, Past Member

Awards & Distinctions

  • 30 for the Future, Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, 2013
  • Summit County Young Democrat of the Year, Summit County Democratic Party, 2012