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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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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 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.

Leaders must be willing to change in order to remain competitive

Entrepreneurial spirit can inspire a company to pursue tremendous creativity and innovation, so long as that company has a leader who is firmly behind those lofty endeavors, says Jeff Honaker, Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at Westfield Bank.

How peer groups help CEOs make meaningful change in their companies

Vistage Chair Jim Jelinek reveals how peer groups can help CEOs break out of long-held ideas and institute meaningful change in their companies.