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A new dayThe Allegheny County Airport Authority ignites under Cassotis’ leadership

CEO Christina Cassotis' enthusiasm and drive has pumped new life into the Allegheny County Airport Authority. Here’s how she has shed new light on the future.

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San Francisco GiantsHow a baseball team led a renaissance in downtown San Francisco

The San Francisco Giants were in trouble when Larry Baer and his group bought the team back in 1993. More than 20 years later, as the Giants embark on what they hope will be a fourth World Series title in seven years, a remarkable transformation has taken place.

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Fresh eyesOtterbein University realizes its potential by reaffirming core values

Kathy A. Krendl hasn’t been afraid to step in and lead Otterbein University in new directions, to help it stay relevant for higher education and recommit to its core values.

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Step2 Co.Christopher Quinn restored trust and unleashed creativity to drive Step2 Co. to...

When Christopher Quinn arrived as president and CEO at Step2 Co. in January 2015, he could feel the tension. This proud company had seen near constant turnover in recent years and Quinn sensed that employees didn't believe he would last any longer than the previous CEOs. So he set out to earn their trust.

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Mitigate cyberthreats by testing your network for vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity has become a necessity for every business, regardless of size or industry. Skoda Minotti's Joe Compton discusses finding and eliminating weak points in company systems that could otherwise leave companies exposed to cyberattacks.

Steps for positioning your company for growth or succession

Turning your company into a $25 million business in the next three to five years requires a plan. Ross Vozar, of BDO USA, LLP, offers advice on positioning your company for growth or succession.

Attention to detail is critical for candidates exploring executive roles

The hiring market for executives is robust in select industries. There seems to be more opportunities than there are candidates to fill them, which has led many candidates to make rudimentary mistakes that eliminate them from consideration.

Why your search for an investor has to be about more than just money

With such great effort needed to get your product out the door, you want partners you’ll be comfortable working with for extended periods of time. When you face challenges, as most growing businesses do at some point, the relationship you have with your financial partner can go a long way toward determining your future.

A look at what you need to think about when considering an ESOP

Work with a professional that possesses the expertise to lead a company through the ESOP adoption process, as well as the share sale process.