Movers and Shakers: September 2013 Featured

6:31am EDT August 28, 2013

Nesco Resource, one of the nation’s leading providers of human resource solutions and the largest national staffing firm based in the Cleveland market, has expanded its senior management team to accommodate significant company growth.

Andrew Deutsch has been promoted to executive vice president, Central USA Division and Risk Management. An alumnus of Cleveland State University, Deutsch has more than two decades of experience in the staffing industry, the last seven with increasing responsibilities at Nesco Resource.

 

Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies recently announced that the company has received an allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office for an application covering their system and method of stimulating the brain during sleep to treat movement disorder symptoms.

The claims cover a system and method including a wearable apparatus to position an array of electrodes on the surface of the scalp, provide low dose stimulation to the brain using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and delivering this stimulation during different stages of sleep.

 

Buckley King announced the addition of Elizabeth A. Crosby to its Labor & Employment Practice in Cleveland. Crosby is the first female attorney in Ohio to be certified with dual specializations in Labor & Employment Law and in Workers’ Compensation Law by the Ohio State Bar Association’s Specialty Board. 

 

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. announced its 2012 Technology Award recipients. This annual award program recognizes exemplary technological contributions by associates in OMNOVA’s research and development, sales and marketing, technical service, operations, product management and communications organizations.  Mark Bishop, Bill Brown, Nick Triantafillopoulos and John Westerman, all from Ohio, were part of an innovation team that successfully developed a powder-based polymer for use in high-performance water-based oil drilling fluids.

Ed Miller, Frank Schumann, Joy Untch and James Vaughn, all from Ohio, were part of a team that developed Sunbond® 3410 latex as a direct response to a need in the market for an FDA and BFR compliant, non-styrene butadiene paperboard coating for indirect food contact. Sunbond® 3410 offers enhanced runability during application, superior strength, an APE-free composition and low VOCs. This product can be utilized for applications that include cereal boxes, microwaveable frozen food packaging and ice cream cartons.

 

Medical Mutual recently announced that Mary Anne Bromelmeier has been appointed System Development and Maintenance manager, and John Uhlir has been appointed vice president of IT Infrastructure and Operations.

In her new position, Bromelmeier will be responsible for the delivery and execution of applications that support the Care Management department. Bromelmeier will also collaborate with Care Management to support transitioning business needs by creating new solutions for medical drug management, case management and utilization management.

Bromelmeier is a proven information technology leader with more than 20 years of prior experience at EY.

In his new position, Uhlir will oversee the management of staff and systems related to the company’s help desk and computer systems operations. Uhlir will be responsible for infrastructure ranging from desktop devices to back-end servers, as well as computer networks and phone systems.

Previously director of Infrastructure and Connectivity, a position he held since joining the company in 2007, Uhlir has 28 years of professional experience in the information technology field, all in the medical insurance business sector.

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