Though a native Clevelander, Hallie Bram spent 10 years living and working in Boston, MA. While living on the east coast she realized her passion for Cleveland and made it her mission to return and be a part of its revitalization efforts. She has worked on global, domestic, and local marketing campaigns for clients such as Napster, Cadillac, Stop Handgun Violence, Progressive Insurance, The Cleveland Clinic, and KeyBank. She attend Emerson College where she earned her BA in Marketing Communication (with an emphasis in Film) and double minor in Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations and Fiction Writing.
In 2013, Eric Kogelschatz and Hallie Bram Kogelschatz founded shark&minnow, an innovation and action collaborative, to bring people together, create conversation, inspire ideas and ignite positive change. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, shark&minnow organized TEDxCLE, the first ever TEDx event in Cleveland, Ohio to share Cleveland innovation, development and positive change with the world. At TEDxCLE, speakers spanning topics such as healthcare, urban revitalization, art, and product development were united to spark deep discussion and connection amongst speakers and attendees alike. shark&minnow has hosted annual events to sold-out audience for six straight years.
Hallie and her husband, Eric Kogelschatz, reside in Shaker Heights, Ohio and are the parents of the amazing Max Woodward Kogelschatz.
Awards & Accolades
- Cleveland Magazine’s Most Interesting People 2012
- Crain’s Cleveland Business 40 Under 40 Class of 2012