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CrossCountry Mortgage LLCCrossCountry Mortgage is poised for greatness in the 2020s

Ronald J. Leonhardt Jr. brings a competitive spirit to his work at CrossCountry Mortgage, much of which stems from his time playing football at Baldwin Wallace University.

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2019 Pillar Award for Community ServiceUnited for our communities

The Pillar Award for Community Service was developed by Smart Business and Medical Mutual to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Northeast Ohio a better place to live.

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United for our communities

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Industrial Commercial Properties LLCChristopher S. Semarjian sees what others can’t

As the owner of Industrial Commercial Properties, Chris Semarjian has never viewed what he does as work. Real estate is his passion, enabling him to build a vast and lucrative portfolio of dynamic real estate assets.

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The Anderson-DuBose Co.Warren Anderson earned McDonald’s trust doing it his way

Being an entrepreneur was not Warren Anderson’s first choice as a career. But when he does something, he does it right, building The Anderson-DuBose Co. into a leader in the distribution industry.

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What to consider when bringing on outside capital to fund a business

When businesses take a more expedient approach to solving their funding issues, it can be problematic, says Wesley Gillespie, ERIEBANK's regional president, Northeast Ohio. What works to solve only today’s problem misses the bigger picture and can put the company in a tough situation later on.

Recover your capital investment more quickly through cost segregation

If your company is planning to build, purchase or renovate a building, or has done so in the past several years, a cost segregation study could help boost your cash flow and save your company significant money, says Chris Bzinak, CPA, senior tax professional at Clark Schaefer Hackett.

Why a real estate broker is such a valuable asset

Real estate professionals provide clients with indispensable knowledge, tools and techniques that allow them to make a more informed decision when looking to buy, sell or lease a property, says Simon Caplan, SIOR, a partner at Cushman & Wakefield/CRESCO Real Estate.

The ins and outs of your fiduciary exposure and what you can do about it

Chris Zito, president of Zito Insurance Agency, Inc., covers the misconceptions employers have about fiduciary liability and how you can protect yourself — and your personal assets.

How to secure your organization and intellectual property

As companies use technology to do more with less, they become more vulnerable. Ben Simms at Blue Technologies talks about the growing concern of security.

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