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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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Local consultants can cut your costs 10 to 20 percent by next month

TPI Efficiency's Roger Zona outlines ways fiscal management consultants can help companies save money.

Stronger relationships are often the pathway to better customer service

Aaron Barnhart, Senior Vice President and Retail Sales Leader at Westfield Bank discusses how to put your employees in position to provide great customer service.

Why EBITDA matters in M&A

The difference between reported EBITDA and adjusted EBITDA and how it impacts value, according to Ross Vozar, managing director of Transaction Advisory Services at BDO USA, LLP.

What to do when a competitor’s patented product threatens your sales

Strategic options companies have to avoid the negative impact from the release of a competitor’s patented product, according to John M. Skeriotis, a partner at Emerson Thomson Bennett.

Common sense might not apply when it comes to copyright

Dan Thomson, a partner at Emerson Thomson Bennett, discusses copyright, Fair Use, and the ways in which companies leave themselves vulnerable in this area of the law.

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