Movers & Shakers Featured

7:38am EDT June 28, 2002
Fifth Third Bank president and CEO George Schaefer was dubbed Deal-Maker of the Year by Worth magazine in its annual ranking of the nation's best CEOs. Worth ranks CEOs on their ability to keep shareholders happy and their business profitable.

Mary Navarro was named executive vice president and head of the retail banking line of business for Huntington Bancshares Inc. Previously, she was with Bank One, where she held senior leadership positions, including small business national sales manager.

The Buyer's Agent of Central Ohio has changed its name to Revealty. Revealty is headquartered in Columbus and is owned and operated by Larry Schottenstein and Adam Knolls.

A group of three Ohio State University medical students received first place and $80,000 in cash and services for their business plan at the Fisher College/Deloitte & Touche Business Plan Competition. The group formed the company J3 MedTech to develop and market their product, a hand-held ultrasound scanner that provides a low-cost, noninvasive screening method to aid in diagnosing melanoma.

Steven Sellers has been named vice president and manager of Heartland Bank's Grove City office. Sellers has 30 years of banking experience and is a lifetime resident of Grove City.

Robert D. Weismann, a principal in the Labor and Employment Practice area of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn, has been appointed chairman-elect of Prevent Blindness Ohio, an organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight for people of all ages.

Acock Associates Architects of Columbus was awarded the Business Arts Partnership Award by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Acock Associates was recognized for its creative support and dedication to the Columbus College of Art & Design. The firm serves as a designer and donor of materials, supplies and support to CCAD and its students.

Sam Staley, director of the Buckeye Institute's Quality Growth Initiative and director of the Urban Futures Program at the Reason Public Policy Institute in Los Angeles, has been appointed president of the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions in Columbus.

Karina Sampei Brown was named relationship manager, work force development, at the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Brown's goals are to strengthen and maintain strong working relationships with work force development staff and to raise the profile of work force development initiative, including the promotion of the chamber-sponsored Career Academies.

McDonald Investments in Muirfield Village promoted William P. Cseplo to managing director in the private client group. McDonald will manage investments for corporate executives, business owners and retirees, overseeing more than $200 million in assets.

Terrie Radcliff was named assistant vice president in the Business Banking area for KeyBank in Columbus. Radcliff is responsible for developing and building small business banking relationships in the Central Ohio area. Prior to joining KeyBank, Radcliff was an officer at Huntington National Bank.

Tim Jochim, founding partner of Jochim Co., was named Professional Member of the Year at the 25th Annual Conference of the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership and Related Plans) Association in Washington, D.C. The award is given annually based upon membership recruitment and professional development.

Cynthia Hayes was named director of Medical Planning Services at Feinknopf Macioce Schappa Architects. She will assist Vice President David Youse in leading FMS's medical planning services division, which focuses on the medical, dental and other similar professions in the planning and design of new and soon-to-be remodeled medical office facilities across the Midwest.