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2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 honorees

This year’s Smart 50 class includes many new faces — executives who are making a difference in their organizations and region. Meet the 2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 honorees.

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2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 honorees

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Setting the standardTim Dunlap invests in the employees at CentiMark for a big payoff

As your company grows, you need to leave room for your people to grow along with it. CentiMark’s Tim Dunlap shares how to help your employees be leaders.

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Challenge acceptedBryan Putt picks up the gauntlet as Aires invests in technology

When the market changed, Aires put a renewed focus on innovation and technology. CEO Bryan Putt shares how the relocation company disrupted the disruptors.

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Hard WorkingThe DeArment family keeps Channellock competitive with continuous improvement

With more than 130 years in business, Channellock knows a thing or two about staying competitive. Bill and Jon DeArment talk about what it takes.

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A closer look at the factors that affect decision-making for business owners

Huntington Bank's John Augustine shares where business owners can get reliable, local information that can be used for strategic planning and decision-making.

Taking your benefits plan for a ‘test drive’

Plan modeling helps employers to identify the best use of resources and to engage in experimentation without taking on risks. JRG Advisors' Aaron Ochs explains how.

Life insurance as a risk management vehicle to preserve company value

Life insurance can preserve company value in the event of the unexpected loss of a key individual. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman shares how.

Bridging the gap of time, distance and affordability in health care

Telehealth innovations are a significant step forward in mitigating rising health care costs, says Ron Carmassi of JRG Advisors. Here's how they can be a supplement or temporary substitute for traditional medical care.

The good and the ugly of convertible debt financing

While convertible debt financing can benefit early-stage companies, Babst Calland's Christian A. Farmakis and Justine M. Kasznica explain what can go wrong, as well.