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Exit Planning in Demand as Boomers Age

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Daniel Rossi caught the entrepreneurial bug 50 years ago when he opened his first company, FEIC Financial, with a goal of helping local business owners with their financial-planning needs. Seven years ago, he again decided to step out on his own and start a second company to expand on that goal, this […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Daniel Rossi caught the entrepreneurial bug 50 years ago when he opened his first company, FEIC Financial, with a goal of helping local business owners with their financial-planning needs. Seven years ago, he again decided to step out on his own and start a second company to...

Get Ready to ‘Rally Around Small Business’ This May!

Rally Around Small Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Supporting small business in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys is more important than ever, and The Business Journal is dedicating the month of May to promoting the companies that power our region’s economy and leveraging our editorial resources to help them grow. Rally Around Small Business is a month-long campaign that will […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Supporting small business in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys is more important than ever, and The Business Journal is dedicating the month of May to promoting the companies that power our region's economy and leveraging our editorial resources to help them grow. Rally Around Small Business is...

Kovach, Kroner Lead NFIB Youngstown Council

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Claudia Kovach, vice president of City Machine Technologies Inc., has been re-elected chair of the Youngstown Area Action Council of the National Federation of Independent Business. Kovach will be assisted by John Kroner, publisher of The Review Newspapers, who has been elected vice president of the local NFIB council. The council holds […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Claudia Kovach, vice president of City Machine Technologies Inc., has been re-elected chair of the Youngstown Area Action Council of the National Federation of Independent Business. Kovach will be assisted by John Kroner, publisher of The Review Newspapers, who has been elected vice president of the local...

Social Media Essentials Series Continues at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Social Media Essentials Brown Bag Lunch series continues March 5 with a presentation from the university’s coordinator of social media and digital media. A two-time graduate of YSU, Kati Hartwig oversees the university’s social media platforms, implements guidelines, mentors the campus community on social media use and follows social-media […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Social Media Essentials Brown Bag Lunch series continues March 5 with a presentation from the university’s coordinator of social media and digital media. A two-time graduate of YSU, Kati Hartwig oversees the university's social media platforms, implements guidelines, mentors the campus community on social...

Downtown Businesses Navigate Power Outage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses not observing Presidents Day as a federal holiday were forced to make other arrangements due to a pair of power outages scheduled by Ohio Edison today, and some companies reported they didn’t receive advance notification. Chris Eck, FirstEnergy Corp. senior communications representative, described the area of the outage as a “trapezoidal […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businesses not observing Presidents Day as a federal holiday were forced to make other arrangements due to a pair of power outages scheduled by Ohio Edison today, and some companies reported they didn't receive advance notification. Chris Eck, FirstEnergy Corp. senior communications representative, described the area of...

To Boost Productivity, Use Technology Right: Roundtable

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the Mahoning Valley’s workforce becomes more and more attached to technology, both in the office and out, how it’s used plays a major role in just how productive a company’s employees are. “IT for the sake of IT is no good. There has to be some sort of end goal, some […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the Mahoning Valley’s workforce becomes more and more attached to technology, both in the office and out, how it’s used plays a major role in just how productive a company’s employees are. “IT for the sake of IT is no good. There has to be some...

Grow Relationships and Revenue with Video Marketing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- When it comes to making a personal connection with an audience and engaging potential customers, nothing works quite like video marketing. That was the message during a webinar Thursday sponsored by The Business Journal's Business Strategies Video Network. Jeff Herrmann, chief revenue officer, and Jeremy Lydic, content...

Moody’s Affirms Rating for Warren, Upgrades Credit Outlook

WARREN, Ohio – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Warren’s bond rating of Baa1 and upgraded the city’s credit outlook to stable from negative. Warren currently has $9.3 million outstanding in general obligation limited tax debt, $4.2 million of which is rated by Moody’s. “The Baa1 issuer rating reflects the city’s challenged economy and tax base, […]

WARREN, Ohio – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Warren’s bond rating of Baa1 and upgraded the city’s credit outlook to stable from negative. Warren currently has $9.3 million outstanding in general obligation limited tax debt, $4.2 million of which is rated by Moody’s. “The Baa1 issuer rating reflects the city's...

LAST CHANCE | Video Marketing Webinar Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Friendly reminder: tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. But before you rush out to grab a last-minute gift for someone special, take a moment to learn how to build lasting relationships with your customers. Register for a free webinar Grow Revenue and Relationships with Video Marketing at 1 p.m. tomorrow, sponsored by the Business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Friendly reminder: tomorrow is Valentine's Day. But before you rush out to grab a last-minute gift for someone special, take a moment to learn how to build lasting relationships with your customers. Register for a free webinar Grow Revenue and Relationships with Video Marketing at 1 p.m....

Team Office Scores with ‘Ultra Tech’ Renovation

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — A remodeling effort at Team Office Technologies has transformed a once blasé building at 118 N. Canfield Road in Austintown into a sleek, modern structure that better reflects the business services industry of today, says its president, Tom Reeveley. “This was a complete remodel from the ground up,” Reeveley says. “It was […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- A remodeling effort at Team Office Technologies has transformed a once blasé building at 118 N. Canfield Road in Austintown into a sleek, modern structure that better reflects the business services industry of today, says its president, Tom Reeveley. “This was a complete remodel from the ground...