Movers & Shakers Featured

7:03am EDT July 19, 2002

Hawk Corp. appointed Christopher DiSantis as vice president of corporate development.

Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs named Mark S. Rosentraub as its new dean.

Thomas A. Basalla has been named executive vice president of the Cleveland office of Willis of Ohio Inc.

RE/MAX Crossroads added Cathy Hugick to its Westlake team.

TEC lighting designer Rita N. Koltai and principal Terry Kilbourne have earned the Lighting Certified credential from the Council of Qualifications for the Lighting Professions.

Osborn Architects & Engineers named William J. Hockman to the post of project manager.

Findley Davies Inc., consultants to management, has added Frank V. Zombek as a senior consultant in the Cleveland office.

Mary Pat Bugaj, Parma Hospital's director of surgical and cardiovascular services, was recognized by the Cleveland Eye Bank with the Polly Bruner Award for promoting eye donation.

Maura Corrigan, Chris Madison and Mike Boeckman were promoted to partner at Cohen & Co.

Paula L. Stevens has joined Vantage Financial Group Inc.

Wyse Advertising appointed Steven Yuan to director of its Brand Strategy Group.

Edward T. Motley joined the Cleveland Financial Group as a financial planner.

Edward Howard & Co. promoted Martha West to senior account manager.

The B.B. Bradley Co. Inc. promoted H. Michael Gerboth to project manager in sales at its Painesville location.

ADPRO Inc. promoted Marc Jacobson to vice president of administration, John A. Kish to vice president of account service and William G. Gardner to vice president of creative services.

Stephen J. Kiel and Ian C.P. Woodburn joined A.T. Kearney Executive Search in the firm's practice in Cleveland.

Liggett-Stashower Inc. has added Matt White as senior account executive in account services and Cheryl Seredy as program manager in public relations.

Fifth Third Bank, Northeastern Ohio, named Robert M. Tull vice president and managing director of foreign exchange trading.

Arthur Andersen named Louis J. Grabowsky as managing partner of the Great Lakes Market region spanning Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Western Pennsylvania.

The Northern Ohio Chapter of Turnaround Management Association has elected as officers for 2001 G. Christopher Meyer, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, president; W. David Brown Jr., Red Hawk Associates Ltd., vice president; Frederic P. Schweig, secretary; and James P. Gray, SMR Business Services, treasurer.

Penton Media Inc. has appointed Bill Fallon director of its new corporate human resources services and promoted Bobbi Navarra to vice president human resources for the Penton Industry Media division.

KeyCorp promoted Bill Thompson to senior vice president/national sales manager and Scott Zielinski to senior vice president/senior manager of secondary marketing with its recreation lending business unit.

Brian M. O'Neill joined Ulmer & Berne LLP as a partner in its Cleveland office.

Lynette M. Falkowski joined the law firm of McDonald, Hopkins, Burke & Haber as an associate attorney in the employment and labor law practice group.

The Cleveland office of SS&G Financial Services appointed Michael C. DeAloia to the International Angel Investors Institute (IAII) board of advisers.

Arras Group promoted Jeff Windahl to senior vice president of account service, Craig Manahan to associate creative director and Renee Conklin to senior account executive.

The law firm of Kahn, Kleinman, Yanowitz & Arnson Co. announced that Robert A. Zimmerman, an associate in its Litigation, Labor and Employment Practice Group, was selected as one of 38 emerging young leaders to comprise the inaugural class of the Cleveland Bridge Builders.

Hewitt B. Shaw Jr., a partner at Baker & Hostetler and head of the national Tax, Personal Planning and Employee Benefits Group, has been elected to the firm's Policy Committee, which is responsible for the overall direction of the 500-lawyer firm.

Rob A. Johnson joined Meaden & Moore as a manager with the Tax Services Group and Robert S. Gersna joined as a senior programmer/analyst with the Management Consulting Group.

Brown, Flynn Communications Ltd. adds Angela Niro as a staff associate.

Hartland & Co. named Mike D'Agostino president and Tina Sterrett executive vice president.

The law firm of Weltman, Weinber & Reis Co. added Ron Chernek as an associate in the Cleveland foreclosure/real estate department.

First Federal of Lakewood named Linda S. Zelonis as branch manager of its Avon Lake office.

Ciuni & Panichi Inc. promoted Donna A. Sakony to manager of the tax department, Stacey M. Fox to senior accountant of the accounting and auditing department and Julie E. Pinsker to senior accountant of the tax department.

David Allyn Lum of Brouse McDowell was selected as one of "Cleveland's Finest" by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Ohio Savings Bank promoted Robert D'Andrea and Frank Bolognia to executive vice president and JoAnn Boylan and Harlan Miller to senior vice president.

URS named Michael Hess as project manager in charge of health care planning and design.

Voice-Pro Inc. named Leslie Dickson as CEO.

Dawn M. Nighman joined Parsons Engineering Science's Ohio operations as senior scientist/project manager.

Anne Patram was named director of annual giving for the Ohio Chapter of the March of Dimes.

The Great Lakes Companies promoted Ken Schultz to cost analysis manager, Steve Stankiewicz to estimating manager, Beth Bemer to executive assistant to the sales staff and Ricky Cielma to database and network administrator.

Lisa Nicholas was promoted to vice president/media director of Holland Communications.

OM Group promoted Brian Kozak to Midwest regional manager for the Plastic Additives Business of OMG Americas.

Gary Davis, general manager of St. Ives Group U.S. Division, has been promoted to senior vice president. He was also appointed as a member of the board of directors.