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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Northeast Ohio

EY founded the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program to recognize these dynamic leaders and to build an influential community of innovative entrepreneurs. This article recognizes the 2015 Northern Ohio honorees.

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From 1 to 150How Westfield Bank grew from a double-wide trailer in a parking lot to a $1 billion...

How Westfield Bank grew from a double-wide trailer in a parking lot to a $1 billion institution

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Northeast Ohio’s Smart 50 play a large part in region’s rebirth

This year's honorees for the Smart 50 Award have reinvented the Northeast Ohio landscape into one of the most up-and-coming business regions in the country.

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Perspectives ’15: Women Who Excel — What your business network can do...

Perspectives '15: Women Who Excel honors the 16 women and organizations that have grown their opportunities through networking.

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Insights

How to improve your board with the viewpoints of outsider advisers

Floyd Trouten, a tax partner at BDO USA LLP, talks about the benefits of having outside advisers on your board.

How to determine if your exposures stretch beyond your current insurance

Tim Able, director of sales & marketing at SeibertKeck Insurance Agency, talks about how high net worth individuals need to proactively approach their property and casualty insurance.

Gifting a life insurance policy creates immediate tax savings, legacy

Michael Zeleznik, director at GDK & Co., discusses how to a life insurance policy can be used as a gift to charity.

How Bridgestone’s Technical Center stopped sending waste to landfills

George Schneider, manager, building services and advanced tire workshop at Bridgestone, explains how the Bridgestone Americas Technical Center became a zero-waste facility in five years.

When seeking an SBA loan, separate fact from fiction

Daniel Minick, Akron Metro Area manager and vice president at Consumers National Bank outlines the about the common SBA loan misconceptions and what banks need from applicants.

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