Cover Story

The J.M. Smucker Co.Mark Smucker is doing what it takes to keep The J.M. Smucker Co. competitive

The J.M. Smucker Co. is marshaling its institutional strengths to better understand just what people want from its family of brands and how to get it to them faster.

Read Full Article
Mark Smucker is doing what it takes to keep The J.M....

Cover Story

Relationships forged on the golf course are the foundation of Mark Goldfarb’s...

Golf, business and the complementary relationship the two have had in the life of Mark Goldfarb.

Read Full Article
Relationships forged on the golf course are the...

Cover Story

2018 Corporate College Smart 50 Awards

All of this year’s Smart 50 honorees have made a difference in their organizations and in the region. Their positive impact on employment has reinvented the Northeast Ohio landscape into one of the most up-and-coming business regions in the country.

Read Full Article
2018 Corporate College Smart 50 Awards

Cover Story

KHM Travel GroupA human touch enables KHM Travel Group to thrive in a tech-dominated industry

Facing a competitor like Expedia has been daunting for travel agencies. But KHM Travel Group President and CEO Rick Zimmerman found a chink in the tech giant’s armor.

Read Full Article
A human touch enables KHM Travel Group to thrive in a...


How a long-term relationship with a banker facilitates business longevity

Westfield Bank's Matthew Berthold talks about the keys to business longevity and the benefits of a long-term relationship with a banker.

How to ensure HR and benefits technology work together

Gallagher’s Joe Roberts and Rhonda Marcucci explore how to blend HR and technology.

Ohio supports food and agribusinesses working to meet consumer demands

The food industry is in a period of disruption, but Ohio has created a system that marries local economic development with regional- and state-level programs, says JobsOhio's Joe Needham.

Ohio is becoming an attractive location for IT companies

While California’s Bay Area is the birthplace of many technological innovations, Ohio is home to considerable innovation as well, just without as much of the fanfare. Ted Griffith, managing director of information technology at JobsOhio, says with lower overall operating costs — as much as 70 percent lower than Silicon Valley — Ohio offers growing […]

How to make the best use of your balance sheet

Some companies are focused on driving sales. But a narrow focus on sales often means overlooking collection of accounts receivable or improperly managing inventory turns, which can lead to cash flow problems that can cause serious difficulties. “There comes a time when the financial sophistication of the company has to be upgraded,” says Dan Culp, […]


Michael Jarrett

The talent pipeline

Top CEO Interviews

Mark Smucker

The J.M. Smucker Co.