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Work smarterBill Tomko III lets growth come to him, as W.G. Tomko diversifies into new areas

If you’d asked Bill Tomko III his No. 1 business priority 10 years ago, he’d have said growth. Today, he wants W.G. Tomko to be as profitable and as good as it can be.

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Bill Polacek sparks change by creating opportunity at JWF Industries

If you want to predict the future, the best way to do that is to create it. In order to overcome challenges at JWF Industries, Bill Polacek gets creative and makes his employees part of the solution.

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Pittsburgh’s philanthropic sector drives community change as nonprofits evolve

An in-depth look at how Pittsburgh foundations and nonprofits interact with each other and the community at large.

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Comtech Industries and Dean Grose test the status quo

Comtech Industries is known for its innovative products that find new solutions for marketplace challenges. Discover how the company encourages this with the right people and processes.

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Insights

Reduce your insurance spend with a group captive

Although group captives have been around for a long time, there’s additional awareness today as business owners and risk managers focus on gaining further advantages over their competitors. Arthur J. Gallagher's Lori Armstrong discusses how group captives work and when they make sense as an alternative risk strategy.

Maximize an M&A transaction’s value by scrutinizing operating expense

Understanding operating costs and the underlying agreements can often make or break a deal. TPI Efficiency's Roger Zona offers tips on negotiating operating expenses as part of an M&A event.

Monetizing managed care in Ohio workers’ compensation

Service is an obvious factor when considering a managed care organization, but the financial impact of the MCO should drive the decision. Quinn Guist, president of CompManagement Health Systems, explains.

Simple, visible moves help in achieving a culture of wellness

Small changes, big results — that’s not always how things work, especially when it comes to health and wellness. But, in terms of the workplace, small changes can often do the most to encourage a culture of wellness, says Dr. Michael Parkinson of UPMC Health Plan.

What’s in store for your commercial insurance renewal in 2016?

With political uncertainty and stock market declines, CEOs and CFOs are wondering how these factors will affect their risk management costs and ability to secure competitive insurance options. Marshall Wunderlich of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. discusses trends in the property and casualty markets.