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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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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 – Steven J. Demetriou

Over the years, Steven J. Demetriou has spent time in a wide range of industries, but he’s always approached leadership with the same philosophy.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Edward F. Crawford

Edward F. Crawford was a young man working his way through school in the early 1960s when he first put his entrepreneurial skills to the test.

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What Ohio employers need to know now that medical marijuana is legal

Stephanie McCloud, government/industry relations counsel at CompManagement, talks about Ohio's medical marijuana laws and what employers should do now.

Make your company more attractive to buyers with a tax election

Dave Godenswager, senior manager, Transaction Advisory Services at BDO USA, LLP, discusses how deal structure impacts a company’s tax expectations during a sale.

As we all live longer, we need to rethink our approach to retirement planning

Daniel B. Cotter, a Financial Consultant for Investment/Insurance Strategies at AXA Advisors, LLC, lays out steps you can take to reduce the risk of running out of money in retirement.

Linux servers are becoming more popular for businesses. Here’s why.

Metisentry's Michael Fischer explains what employers should know about managed services for Linux and open-source servers.

Your data is worth a king’s ransom. Back it up on the cloud.

On top of physical and technical risks, the rise of ransomware makes cloud backup more important than ever. Blue Technologies General Manager Paul Sems talks about who would want your data, and what you need to know about ransomware and disaster recovery.