President of NOCHE and Practicing Attorney Rob Bri
Chairman Emeritus and Partner
Rob Briggs recently accepted an appointment as president of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE), where he aims to extend the organization’s reach to benefit each level of education, starting with preschool students. He plans to develop and implement strategies that will enable youth in Ohio to pursue college degrees and successfully enter the workforce. Rob Briggs leverages experience from his previous leadership roles at the Board of Knight Foundation and the GAR Foundation to help create effective and efficient collaboration at NOCHE. Briggs also practices law as chairman emeritus and a partner at Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC, located in Akron, Cleveland, and Canton, Ohio. He formerly served as CEO of the firm, where he has represented clients since 1971. Recognized for his professional achievements, Rob Briggs has appeared in multiple publications and addressed various audiences as a presenter. He has spoken at the commencement ceremonies at Lorain County Community College and Baldwin Wallace University.