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Cleveland CavaliersAn NBA title has only strengthened the Cavs platform to do great things

Len Komoroski has worked in a number of cities throughout his career in the professional sports and entertainment world. But he says Cleveland is tops when it comes to its commitment to philanthropy.

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Medical Mutual of Ohio2016 Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service

For nearly two decades, the Pillar Awards have recognized companies and their employees who have gone above and beyond to invest time and resources to strengthen the relationship between for-profits and nonprofits.

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2016 Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service

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LeafFilterNorth Inc.Matt Kaulig is developing strong leaders at LeafFilter North Inc.

Culture is a critical factor in any company’s success and Matt Kaulig has taken steps to give employees at LeafFilter a great place to work, no matter where their office is located.

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Cascade Capital Corporation 2016 BUSINESS GROWTH AWARDS

Smart Business proudly presents this year's class of honorees for the Cascade Capital Corp. Business Growth Awards, recognizing companies in the Akron-Canton region that have established an enduring standard of excellence.

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A little financial knowledge can go a long way for your employees

Financial experts get paid to crunch the numbers and then make recommendations that enable their businesses to remain profitable. But without a sense of what’s behind these numbers, this process can become flawed, says Cindy Mahl, Executive Vice President and CFO at Westfield Bank.

Are you prepared for the changes to revenue recognition and leases?

The Financial Accounting Standard Board recently issued 20 accounting updates and amendments, some of which will impact businesses today. BDO USA's Seán Kilbane explains.

Take steps to be a more responsible retirement plan sponsor

AXA Advisors' Joseph C. Granzier explains what a financial professional can do to guide you through your duties as a retirement plan sponsor.

Rethink your printer strategy with these document security features

Most companies don’t manage their printers in a way that helps keep printed documents as secure as their digital files. Blue Technologies' Matt White discusses document security features for your printing software and hardware solutions, which enhance compliance and protect sensitive information.

Find a bank that believes in your company’s business model

Companies that have built and maintained a strong relationship with their bank are in a much better position to overcome financial hardships, says Rick Hull, Executive Vice President and Regional President at Home Savings.

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