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John Ammendola disrupts the status quo to transform Grange Insurance

When John Ammendola became president and CEO of Grange Insurance in the beginning of 2015, he knew it was time for disruption. He had to set the tone and show the way forward.

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Mike Townsley talks future growth at Bob Evans Farms after split

Now that the restaurant and food businesses have been separated, it’s easier to tell the long-term growth story of Bob Evans Farms Inc.

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Class of 2017Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s Smart 50 class is a diverse group of executives leading a wide range of organizations, but they all share one common trait: passion. Meet the 2017 Smart 50 honorees.

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Smart Women: Women leaders employ diversity and inclusion to build teams

Presenting the 2017 Central Ohio Smart Women Award winners and panelists who will be featured at this year's Smart Women Breakfast on Aug. 15.

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Careful due diligence is needed when seeking incentives

Financial incentives provide a competitive advantage to businesses, both new and existing. Graham Allison, president of Graham A. Allison & Associates LLC , an affiliate of Clarus Partners, discusses available incentives, when they can be used and what to consider before pursuing them.

Accountants can help family business owners protect assets after a divorce

When the assets of one or both spouses include a family business, divorce proceedings get complicated. Robert Evans, a senior manager at Clarus Partners, shares his thoughts on divorce, business valuations and how accountants can help.

Understand your cyber vulnerabilities, and what you can do about them

A greater reliance on technology comes with concerns about security and hacking — especially for those that can’t monitor their systems to know if they’re being attacked. Paul Sems, general manager at Blue Technologies Smart Solutions, talks cyber vulnerabilities.

This year, grow your business by resolving energy efficiency

TPI Efficiency Consulting's Karl Shaw explores the ways in which an energy efficiency program can help your business thrive in the new year.

Don’t become part of the statistic — reduce new hire injuries

Doug Newman, senior risk services analyst at CompManagement, offers an overview on the importance of new employee training and what should be included.