Movers & Shakers Featured

6:10am EDT July 19, 2002

Fifth Third Bank named Steve C. Harmon banking center manager of its newest location at the Lee Harvard Bank Mart inside TOPS market.

David R. Posteraro has joined Arter & Hadden LLP as a partner, and Joshua M. Marks and Jason L. Berk have joined as associates.

Darryl E. Gormley and Melissa Morris joined the law firm of Javitch, Block, Eisen & Rathbone as associate attorneys.

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP announced that David J. Crandall was admitted into the partnership.

Susan Amore was hired as branch manager for the new Independence branch of The Computer Workshop.

The Greater Cleveland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America announced board officers and directors for 2001. Frank J. Mack will serve as chapter president, Jody L. Roberts as president-elect, Suzanne Moore as secretary, George T. Richard as treasurer, Terry Manville as vice president of membership and Cynthia Schulz as vice president of programming.

Loree Weiss Connors joined the recently renamed Hillow, Getsay & Connors Ltd. as partner.

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter announced that Kent Hageman joined the firm's Westlake office as a senior vice president, assistant branch manager and financial advisor.

Bonnie W. Gwin was named managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles' Cleveland office.

Antares Management Solutions appointed Joanne J. Plants senior sales executive.

WCPN 90.3FM Cleveland Public Radio added Renita Jablonski as a reporter, Paul Cox as producer of Weekday Mornings and Noelle Celeste as underwriting account executive.

RPM Inc. appointed Randell McShepard as director of community affairs.

Cleveland Financial Group added Steven M. Young as a certified financial planner and Rick S. Martin as a financial planner.

Grubb & Ellis Co. appointed Alec Pacella as vice president of the Investment Group.

Dr. Chin Y. Kuo, former dean of the College of Engineering at Wayne State University, accepted the position of provost/senior vice president for academic and student affairs at Cleveland State University.

Seamus Hyland was named regional director of retail sales operations for Verizon Wireless.

The B.B. Bradley Co. Inc. added Les Dawson to the engineering department at its Painesville location.

S. Lee Kohrman, founding partner of Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL, was appointed by Gov. Bob Taft to the Biomedical Research & Technology Transfer Commission.

The law firm of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co. LPA added Patrick J. Rhoa as an associate in the Cleveland commercial litigation department.

Louise Quigley was promoted to vice president and general manager for Stein & Co. Marketing Communications.

Complient Corp. appointed Michael Bukuts as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Hawk Corp. appointed Timothy J. Hassett as president of the Hutchinson Products LLC, Hawk's Rotor Division.

American Express Tax and Business Services Inc. promoted Matthew J. Maloney and Donald M. Zucker to managing directors.

Wendy Weaver was named general manager of Cleveland for the Millcraft Group.

The ROGERS Co. promoted Anthony J. Reeves to account executive and hired Robert J. Lee in the position of project coordinator.

Metropolitan Bank & Trust named Michael E. Burtnett credit officer, John Woods senior financial analyst and Joe Pedro banking officer and retail sales manager.

Liggett-Stashower Inc. promoted Laura Jensone to vice president for Liggett-Stashower Information Systems and added Wendy Wardell as account supervisor, Josh Gerken as graphic artist and Larry Stahl as account supervisor and analyst.

The Northeast Ohio Nurse Practitioner Group, an independent nonprofit organization of advanced and certified primary health care professionals, elected as new board officers Tracy Polak, president; Susan Ellison Busch, president-elect; Linda L. Alberino, secretary; and Chris Suchan, treasurer.

SS&G Financial Services added Sean Patterson as technology consultant, Chris Smith as an outsourcing associate and Karen Towne as hospitality consulting associate.

Marian K. DeVoe was appointed to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer of Chardon Rubber Co.

Roscoe Medical hired Brad Smith as regional sales manager.

Neville Arjani joined Findley Davies Inc., consultants to management, as chief actuary in the Cleveland office.

C & K Manufacturing appointed Bob Ciesick president and chief executive officer.

Michael J. Kapan joined Ohio Savings Bank as vice president of the credit card division.

Marcus Thomas LLC has added four staff members to its new media division, Cool Hand Communications: Keith Corso as account manager, Jason Fellows as designer, Nick Miller as programmer and designer; and Michael Nyers as designer.

HI TecMetal Group has appointed Manish Dighe as advanced technology development manager, Keith Previt as department manager, Melissa Malich as marketing/communications specialist, Chris Orlando as PC network administrator and Louise Bowen as senior financial analyst.

North American Wire Products Corp. has added Shirley A. Baker as customer service manager and Johanna "Hanlie" Louber-Kirchner as information systems manager.

Daniel E. Lamparyk, president of Century Bank, was elected as a member of the David N. Meyers College Board of Trustees.