Applied Industrial Technologies promoted Dave Smith to director of corporate purchasing. In this role, he will oversee the product purchasing needs for all of the company’s distribution centers as well as activities related to transportation and procurement systems. Smith joined Applied in 1995 and for the past six years served as corporate purchasing and transportation manager. Prior to that, he was transportation services manager for the company.
Kevin Lauterjung has been promoted to executive vice president of managed care at Medical Mutual of Ohio. Lauterjung previously served as vice president of health care finance and network management, a position he held for the past six years. Previously, he was market leader of individual products in Medical Mutual’s sales division, joining the company in 1998 in provider contracting.
Medical Mutual also hired Douglas Bennett is as the director of community relations and outreach. Most recently, Bennett was the director of Leadership 18, an organization consisting of 23 CEOs of the largest health and human service organizations in the United States.
Maloney + Novotny LLC promoted Sherri R. Bates to principal in the firm’s Cleveland office. She joined Maloney + Novotny in 2007 and has been instrumental in developing the firm’s insurance practice. She is an insurance management professional with more than 20 years finance and marketing experience in health, life and property/casualty insurance lines. She also has extensive experience serving the nonprofit sector. Her experience with nonprofit clients centers on her expertise with private colleges and universities and private schools.
Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. In addition, it has hired Ezio A. Li and T.J. Weyl, Jr. as principals.
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