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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

An entrepreneur is someone who bounds into the unknown, creating the future. They are visionaries who launch and reimagine businesses, employ millions and endow their communities, leaving legacies of accomplishment and enrichment.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

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Northeast Ohio’s 2017 Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s 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.

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It all adds upHuntington Bank grows stronger with FirstMerit folded into its operations

Steve Steinour has been involved in more than 30 mergers and acquisitions over the course of his career. But Huntington Bank’s acquisition of FirstMerit Corp. last year for $3.4 billion was the largest in the bank’s history.

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Huntington Bank grows stronger with FirstMerit folded...

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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

Every entrepreneur takes a different path to achieve success, but they all share some common traits: confidence, a willingness to take risks and the ability to see a need that other people didn’t even realize existed.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

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Spreadsheets, departmental databases make way for a new technology trend

Case management might not sound like a technology buzzword, but the all-inclusive system brings together bundles of information relating to a single case — a client, project, etc. — rather than working with individual documents or files in silos. Blue Technologies' Heather Stump shares how to ensure business scalability through case management solutions.

Do you qualify for free LED lighting upgrades?

Reducing your total energy budget and usage through high-impact energy conservation measures. Tim Regan, president of the fiscal consulting firm TPI Efficiency, offers tips.

How to choose developers for a SaaS project

What to look for in a SaaS development team, according to Jeff Schafer, Chief Revenue Officer and Digital Strategist at Metisentry.

How to get the most from your employee benefits adviser

How to evaluate the quality of service you get from your employee benefits adviser, advice from Joe Roberts, area vice president at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Work with your bank to understand the benefits of treasury management

Treasury management services provide a multitude of ways for companies to operate more effectively, says Jennifer Bidlingmyer, Vice President and Division Manager at Home Savings Bank. The first step to realizing the benefits of these tools is to initiate a conversation with your bank.