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Akron-Canton AirportRenato Camacho works to make Akron-Canton Airport soar

President and CEO Renato Camacho is working to solve not just the airport’s problems but those of area stakeholders, by connecting his community to the world.

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Renato Camacho works to make Akron-Canton Airport soar

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A silver liningCindy Monroe finds the opportunities in adversity at Thirty-One Gifts

Cindy Monroe resets Thirty-One Gifts and rallies the team after stall to create a stronger future.

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Cindy Monroe finds the opportunities in adversity at...

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Spitzer ManagementSpitzer Management is ready for whatever awaits

As the auto industry continues to change, forcing car dealers to continue to adapt and transform their strategies, Alison Spitzer is confident she has the right team in place.

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Spitzer Management is ready for whatever awaits

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Columbus’ Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

The 2019 Columbus Smart 50 honorees are making a noticeable impact on the communities, industries and organizations that they work and live in. Meet this year's class.

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Insights

The definition of business longevity is based on ownership’s goals

Business longevity doesn’t necessarily mean working to ensure a company exists beyond first-generation ownership. Rather, the meaning of longevity depends on the goals of ownership, says Westfield Bank's Joseph Bilinovich.

How the rising costs of construction are affecting tenant perception

Having a broker helps to source off-market opportunities and to evaluate opportunities to make sure you’re getting the best value for your business, says Cushman & Wakefield|CRESCO Real Estate's Eliot Kijewski.

How early stage companies can use SBA loans to grow their business

SBA lending is down, but it still has role in this economy as a growth tool. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman explains how SBA loans and early stage companies work together.

Growth is great, but only if you’re prepared

With your employees operating at peak performance, management and your executive team are empowered to focus on process improvement, growth and innovation, says Clark Schaefer Hackett's Ray Attiyah.

How to facilitate effective benefits plan communication

Supervisors and managers should be encouraged to share benefits information, but it needs to be done with caution. JRG Advisors' Judy Griffith discusses missteps to avoid.