Northeast Ohio Movers and Shakers

Daneille Werner, Manager of Interactive eSolutions, Medical Mutual

Bober Markey Fedorovich, a regional accounting and business advisory firm with offices in Akron and Cleveland, has expanded once again with a new IT/IS director and nine new associates.

Nancy Landry has joined BMF as the firm’s new director of information systems and technology. Landry has more than 17 years of experience in IT/IS and network administration, previously working for large national and regional public accounting and IT consulting firms.

Hitchcock Fleming & Associates Inc. (hfa), a full-service marketing and communications firm, has been named as one of the Top Workplaces 2012 Northeast Ohio by The Cleveland Plain Dealer. 

Winners were chosen based on employee survey responses about employee workplace satisfaction to distinguish companies that possess an outstanding culture and promote a positive work environment. Survey categories included job satisfaction, confidence in the future of their company, trust in co-workers, management effectiveness, company culture, and compensation and benefits.

Tom Dewey, Director of Financial Analysis and Cost & Budget, Medical Mutual

“We have fantastic associates, and it’s truly an honor to be recognized by all of them,” said Jack DeLeo, chairman and CEO of hfa. “At hfa, we are a family and take pride in the work ethic, quality and leadership of our associates.”

Paytime Integrated Payroll Solutions, an integrated payroll, human resources and business solutions company has announced that Mary Ann Shamis, CFO, has been honored with a 2012 Women of Note distinction from Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Shamis was recognized at a July 25 event for demonstrating exceptional business

knowledge, her leadership in helping to build one of Northeast Ohio’s top companies and the positive impact she’s had in the region.

Shamis is one of the original founders of Paytime and has more than 30 years of experience in payroll and business management.

Ji Kim, Director of Global Design, Moen Inc.

Medical Mutual has announced Danielle Werner has been appointed to manager, Interactive eSolutions. Werner will be responsible for the technical oversight of MedMutual.com, the implementation of direct-to-consumer strategy, provider portal and the creation and execution of the company’s enterprise mobile strategy.

She has a proven record of achievement developing and executing comprehensive, customer-focused eCommerce strategies. Werner’s previous eCommerce experience with Lowe’s and Ally Financial Services will help bring fresh ideas and innovation to Medical Mutual while improving upon how the company engages customers electronically.

Medical Mutual also announced that Tom Dewey has joined the company as director of Financial Analysis and Cost & Budget.

Dewey will be responsible for reviewing the financial analysis for significant expenditures, coordinating the annual corporate administrative expense budget, directing cost accounting activities and overseeing the Life Group accounting and analysis.

With 13 years of experience in various accounting and assurance roles at Ernst & Young, his most recent experience was as Senior Manager in its Cincinnati office. Dewey’s clients included insurance companies, banks, manufacturers and private equity firms. He also worked on independent audits of Medical Mutual and its subsidiaries.

Moen Inc. has announced the promotion of Ji Kim to director of global design. In her new role, Kim will be responsible for providing design leadership and vision for the Global Design Team at Moen. She will set and drive strategy for product design in several countries for categories including faucets, showerheads, accessories and bath safety items. Kim will also ensure that her team follows Moen’s exceptional history of designing products that offer thoughtful designs and are on-trend but never trendy, all while aiding to the sustainment of Moen’s position as the No. 1 faucet brand in North America.

Prior to her new position, Kim served as the industrial design manager at Moen. In this role, she served as a strategic partner to the U.S. Retail Business Group, leading industrial design efforts for customers including The Home Depot, Lowe’s and Menards, among others.

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