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Carol Jackson steers HarbisonWalker International through the chaos of change

Carol Jackson ignites employee engagement at HarbisonWalker International with a clear purpose in the midst of change.

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2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 honorees

This year’s Smart 50 class includes many new faces — executives who are making a difference in their organizations and region. Meet the 2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 honorees.

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2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 honorees

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Setting the standardTim Dunlap invests in the employees at CentiMark for a big payoff

As your company grows, you need to leave room for your people to grow along with it. CentiMark’s Tim Dunlap shares how to help your employees be leaders.

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Challenge acceptedBryan Putt picks up the gauntlet as Aires invests in technology

When the market changed, Aires put a renewed focus on innovation and technology. CEO Bryan Putt shares how the relocation company disrupted the disruptors.

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Insights

The good and the ugly of convertible debt financing

While convertible debt financing can benefit early-stage companies, Babst Calland's Christian A. Farmakis and Justine M. Kasznica explain what can go wrong, as well.

What to consider when planning for an exit and an ownership transition

As business owners evolve in their life cycle, moving on from the business they built becomes top of mind. Huntington's Jim Altman shares his thoughts on transition options for owners and how to set up a post-business financial future.

The corporate opportunity doctrine when your investors are competitors

The corporate opportunity doctrine doesn't have to be all or nothing. There's room to find language the suits both the company and the investor. Sara M. Antol and Christian A. Farmakis of Babst Calland explain how.

Are you an applicable large employer?

Accurately calculating and knowing your company’s ALE status is crucial to ACA compliance and helping your company avoid a costly penalty, says JRG Advisors' Judy Griffith.

A primer on SAFEs and their use in early-stage financing

A Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) can be used in lieu of a convertible note as an early-stage investment vehicle. Babst Calland’s Christian A. Farmakis discusses both.