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Help Network Honors Beck for Reducing Opioid Abuse

Help Network of Northeast Ohio recently presented M. Frank Beck, a dental surgeon, with its Mental Health and Recovery Advocacy Award in recognition of his efforts to reduce substance abuse and opioid overdoses in the Mahoning Valley. Beck, pictured (right) with Nickola Ceglia from the Help Network board, was recognized for spearheading efforts by Mercy […]

Help Network of Northeast Ohio recently presented M. Frank Beck, a dental surgeon, with its Mental Health and Recovery Advocacy Award in recognition of his efforts to reduce substance abuse and opioid overdoses in the Mahoning Valley. Beck, pictured (right) with Nickola Ceglia from the Help Network board, was recognized...

Bodine Perry Welcomes Bleggi to CPA Firm

Michael Bleggi has joined the Canfield headquarters of  Bodine Perry, an accounting firm with offices in Hubbard, Columbus and Naples, Fla. The firm, founded in 20012, specializes in small-business accounting, tax services and business consulting. Bleggi earned his B.S. in accounting from Youngstown State University. He brings with him “business and accounting knowledge, a positive […]

Michael Bleggi has joined the Canfield headquarters of  Bodine Perry, an accounting firm with offices in Hubbard, Columbus and Naples, Fla. The firm, founded in 20012, specializes in small-business accounting, tax services and business consulting. Bleggi earned his B.S. in accounting from Youngstown State University. He brings with him "business...

Sherman Creative Promotions Expands Executive Team

Sherman Creative Promotions, Boardman, has hired two executives who will help the company focus on developing future initiatives and expanding its brand exposure. Stephanie Shapiro, pictured with co-owners Bruce and Carol Sherman, is a 25-year veteran of the marketing industry and joins the company as managing partner. She formerly was an independent distributor for Halo […]

Sherman Creative Promotions, Boardman, has hired two executives who will help the company focus on developing future initiatives and expanding its brand exposure. Stephanie Shapiro, pictured with co-owners Bruce and Carol Sherman, is a 25-year veteran of the marketing industry and joins the company as managing partner. She formerly was...

Hoffman Takes on New Role at Gilbert’s

Kolten Hoffman, a certified insurance counselor, has advanced into a new role as a business risk advisor at Gilbert’s Risk Solutions, Sharon, Pa. Hoffman has spent the last seven years working with businesses throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio the assist them with their risk management and insurance needs.  His new role will place an increased focus […]

Kolten Hoffman, a certified insurance counselor, has advanced into a new role as a business risk advisor at Gilbert's Risk Solutions, Sharon, Pa. Hoffman has spent the last seven years working with businesses throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio the assist them with their risk management and insurance needs.  His new role...

Sons of American Revolution Honor Chief Bish

Dennis Bish, chief of police and director of public safety at Thiel College, was honored Oct 11 as a “selfless public servant” by the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Bish, a former helicopter crew chief in the U.S. Army, park ranger and municipal police officer, was presented with the organization’s law […]

Dennis Bish, chief of police and director of public safety at Thiel College, was honored Oct 11 as a "selfless public servant" by the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Bish, a former helicopter crew chief in the U.S. Army, park ranger and municipal police officer, was...

OAR Recognizes 5 Agents from Mayo Realtors

Five real estate agents at Mayo Realtors, Boardman, were recognized for outstanding sales performance at the Ohio Association of Realtors recent annual convention in Cincinnati. Bob Roberts (pictured) once again led the Mayo office in both listings and sales volume and has consistently been recognized by the state association. John Potter has quickly achieved a […]

Five real estate agents at Mayo Realtors, Boardman, were recognized for outstanding sales performance at the Ohio Association of Realtors recent annual convention in Cincinnati. Bob Roberts (pictured) once again led the Mayo office in both listings and sales volume and has consistently been recognized by the state association. John...

AmeriFirst Welcomes Business Development Manager

Matt Heikkinen, a Youngstown native with more than 20 years experience in the real estate industry, has returned home to join AmeriFirst Home Mortgage in Poland as business development manager. His work elsewhere most recently took him to Florida where he was a commercial real estate investment adviser and helped to acquire more than $750 […]

Matt Heikkinen, a Youngstown native with more than 20 years experience in the real estate industry, has returned home to join AmeriFirst Home Mortgage in Poland as business development manager. His work elsewhere most recently took him to Florida where he was a commercial real estate investment adviser and helped...

Coviello Named President of Chamber Foundation

Guy Coviello has been promoted to president of the Regional Chamber Foundation. He joined the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber in 2014 as the agency’s vice president of government affairs. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) that serves as the chamber’s supporting organization. In the past few years, it has been involved in supporting new programming in workforce development, […]

Guy Coviello has been promoted to president of the Regional Chamber Foundation. He joined the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber in 2014 as the agency's vice president of government affairs. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) that serves as the chamber’s supporting organization. In the past few years, it has been involved in supporting...

Ohio Living Names Gongaware ‘Employee of the Year’

Michelle Gongaware is the recipient of the Employee of the Year Award from Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice — Greater Youngstown. Gongaware was nominated by her peers and selected by the award committee. She serves as business development liaison. Ohio Living says the award recognizes an employee who personifies its core values of care, […]

Michelle Gongaware is the recipient of the Employee of the Year Award from Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice -- Greater Youngstown. Gongaware was nominated by her peers and selected by the award committee. She serves as business development liaison. Ohio Living says the award recognizes an employee who personifies...

Solvesky Named to Forbes ‘Top Next-Gen’ List

Katie Solvesky, a financial adviser with the Canfield office of Merrill Lynch, has been recognized on Forbes magazine’s 2018 “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” list. Advisors considered for this ranking were born in 1980 or later witha  minimum of four years relevant experience. The ranking algorithm is based on qualitative measures and quantitative criteria, such […]

Katie Solvesky, a financial adviser with the Canfield office of Merrill Lynch, has been recognized on Forbes magazine's 2018 "America's Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors" list. Advisors considered for this ranking were born in 1980 or later witha  minimum of four years relevant experience. The ranking algorithm is based on qualitative...