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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Celebrate the dynamic entrepreneurs who are propelling us forward toward a brighter future, including these winners and finalists from Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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#1 Cochran evolves to customer expectations, pushing others to follow suit

#1 Cochran, considered the automotive retail leader in Western Pennsylvania, stays true to its culture of innovation as the industry changes.

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Commit to growthParagon Foods invests in its people for the well-being of all

Paragon Food's Elaine Bellin has invested in her people. It was her greatest challenge and also her greatest opportunity to encourage Paragon’s growth.

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A creative business solution guides Knichel Logistics to success

Running a family business like Knichel Logistics presents a unique set of challenges, but the ability to be creative and flexible can be beneficial.

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Insights

Put your money to work as interest rates rise

Many companies have been complacent in the low interest rate environment and aren’t activating their excess cash. Expectations of rate increases should spur some to start, says Jim Altman, middle Market Pennsylvania Regional Executive at Huntington Bank.

How to get back in your underwriter’s good graces

Effective risk management often involves avoiding risks before they occur, but accidents will happen and frequent accidents may cause increased rates. Arthur J. Gallagher's Patrick Zedreck discusses how to help insurance companies see your company in a more favorable light.

How benefits brokers put people first

It’s easy to fall into the trap of complacency and routine when it comes to our daily tasks, says Jessica Galardini, president and COO at JRG Advisors. For benefits brokers, it should be all about helping people. Here's what employers should look for in the most successful benefits brokers.

An A to Z overview of 401(k) plan sponsorship

As both a primary vehicle for retirement savings and a key component to a company’s benefits package, 401(k) plans have their challenges. Debra Pitschman, a partner at Case | Sabatini, shares major considerations for companies as they choose, institute and manage a 401(k) plan.

Employee health and organizational health are intertwined

UPMC Health Plan’s Health and Productivity Performance Index (HaPPI) can help employers understand what environmental and cultural factors within the workplace support employee health and well-being, and organizational success. Stephen T. Doyle explains how.