Crowe Chizek and Co. LLP prides itself on its ability to integrate technology-driven processes with manufacturing industry knowledge, resulting in solutions that address its clients' specific business needs.
The firm's consultants stay abreast of the latest trends and continually monitor changes in channel dynamics, such as those brought about by the Internet.
Crowe Chizek understands manufacturing. Founded in 1942, it is one of the top 10 public accounting firms in the United States, serving clients worldwide as a leading member of Horwath International. With annual revenue exceeding $200 million, it has 16 offices in seven states and employs more than 1,400 professionals.
It provides innovative business solutions in the areas of assurance, business consulting, financial advisory, information security, marketing, outsourcing, tax and technology. Reach Crowe Chizek's professionals at (440) 449-9400 or at www.crowechizek.com.
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Ulmer & Berne LLP is a 95-year-old law firm with a history of representing extremely successful manufacturing businesses.
Not only does it have a history of being in tune with manufacturing businesses across a variety of industries, its lawyers are also intimately aware of the legal issues that affect manufacturers on the technology side of their businesses -- whether it's development of technology to help them in manufacturing operations, the acquisition of technology, the licensing of technology or the spinning off of an aspect of the business into a separate entity that has a technology component.
Ulmer & Berne serves as general outside counsel to numerous clients, many of whom it has represented for years, even as ownership has changed hands from generation to generation. The firm has always endeavored to provide business-oriented solutions to the issues its clients face and to give not just answers, but value. Reach Ulmer's professionals at (216) 621-8400 or at www.ulmer.com.
Charter One Bank
Headquartered in Cleveland, Charter One Financial Inc. is the publicly traded parent company of Charter One Bank, N.A., and Charter One Commercial. With $40 billion in assets, Charter One is one of the largest bank holding companies in the country.
Its retail banking network incorporates more than 460 branches in six states -- Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, New York, Vermont and Massachusetts. The company's diverse product set includes consumer banking, indirect auto finance, commercial leasing, business lending, commercial real estate lending, mortgage banking and retail investment products.
Charter One has a proven track record of applying its business model and sales culture to new geographic areas, having closed 20 acquisitions since 1989. It has a dedicated group of business banking professional. Reach them at (888) COB-4BIZ or learn more at Charter One's Web site, www.charterone.com.
The James B. Oswald Co.
The James B. Oswald Co., founded in 1893, is one of Ohio's largest employee-owned firms providing insurance risk management and financial services to a wide range of clients.
It is committed to knowing, understanding and responding to its clients' insurance needs. With its unique ability to articulate and negotiate with its extensive network of major underwriters, The James B. Oswald Co. has been, and continues to be, highly successful in obtaining excellent service and coverage at competitive rates.
The vision of sustaining James B. Oswald's growing and dominant market share while simultaneously caring for its clients' and employees' needs today and tomorrow mandated that the company position itself for perpetuation. In 2002, it was restructured into four operating business units: Employee Benefits, Retirement Plan Services, Property & Casualty, and Life Insurance and Executive Benefits. With this change, the company is well prepared to provide a true full-service firm involved in insurance, risk management, property/casualty, life insurance, employee/executive benefits and retirement plans services to its growing large corporate and middle market client base.
Contact James B. Oswald at (216) 622-7400 or at www.jamesoswald.com.
Bright.net Internet Providers
Bright.net is a full-service Internet technology provider with one of the largest service areas in Ohio and the most extensive product offerings.
With an extensive history in communications, Bright.net has developed its network with a high level of adaptability and growth for an ever-changing Internet market.
The firm has a history that extends over 100 years. Owned by Doylestown Communications Inc., Bright.net is part of a communications consortium including local phone service companies, a cable television company and other Internet providers. Bright.net has leveraged this background and experience to stay ahead of the technology curve and make development decisions that form steady growth.
Bright.net's mission is to consistently offer the highest quality Internet experience possible. It approaches each interaction with its customers with integrity, honesty and a willingness to do what it takes to provide the proper level of service.
Contact Bright.net at (800) 535-6423 or at www.neobright.net.
Cleveland Corporate Services
Cleveland Corporate Services offers high quality products, services and value -- a unique blend of everything business owners need for one-time or ongoing communication efforts.
The firm employs a philosophy of providing the most modern equipment, combined with professional and courteous service, to ensure that its clients' messages are effective.
Cleveland Corporate Services attributes its success to its versatility. Its professionals make sure that meeting planners and presenters have the most effective communication tools at their disposal, and the comfort that comes from knowing how to use them. It creates presentations that inform, persuade and dazzle.
It can provide the equipment business owners need for a permanent installation and the know-how to make a media room shine. Among its services are presentation equipment rental and sales, events and conferencing planning and management, media production and systems integration (conference and training room design and installation). Reach Cleveland Corporate Services at (216) 432-2400 or at www.clevelandcorporate.com.