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Stricklin Elected to BBB Board of Directors

Sue Stricklin was recently elected to the board of directors for the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley. Stricklin is senior vice president of marketing for Simon Roofing, a BBB Accredited Business headquartered in Boardman. Her responsibilities with the company include providing strategic direction and overseeing the development of marketing programs to support corporate […]

Sue Stricklin was recently elected to the board of directors for the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley. Stricklin is senior vice president of marketing for Simon Roofing, a BBB Accredited Business headquartered in Boardman. Her responsibilities with the company include providing strategic direction and overseeing the development of...

Clouser to Direct Akron Children’s Hospital NICU

Dr. Barbara Clouser has joined Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley as regional director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She will oversee Akron Children’s NICU at St. Elizabeth Hospital Boardman, the special care nursery at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus and the special care nursery at St. Joseph Hospital Warren. Clouser most recently served as director […]

Dr. Barbara Clouser has joined Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley as regional director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She will oversee Akron Children's NICU at St. Elizabeth Hospital Boardman, the special care nursery at Akron Children's Beeghly campus and the special care nursery at St. Joseph Hospital Warren. Clouser...

DeGenaro Appointed to Ohio Supreme Court

7th District Court of Appeals Judge Mary DeGenaro was named Jan. 25 to the Ohio Supreme Court by Gov. John R. Kasich. She will replace Justice William O’Neill who is running for governor. DeGenaro will serve until his term expires Jan. 1, 2019. She earned a B.A. degree from Youngstown State University in 1983 and […]

7th District Court of Appeals Judge Mary DeGenaro was named Jan. 25 to the Ohio Supreme Court by Gov. John R. Kasich. She will replace Justice William O'Neill who is running for governor. DeGenaro will serve until his term expires Jan. 1, 2019. She earned a B.A. degree from Youngstown...

Needs to Head Salem Opportunity Development Center

Julie Needs has been named executive director of the Salem Area Sustainable Opportunity Development Center effective Feb. 6. She replaces Michael Mancuso who has resigned to accept a position in South Carolina. Needs, manager of the Salem branch of Home Savings Bank, is a native of New Galilee Pa., and a graduate of Beaver Falls […]

Julie Needs has been named executive director of the Salem Area Sustainable Opportunity Development Center effective Feb. 6. She replaces Michael Mancuso who has resigned to accept a position in South Carolina. Needs, manager of the Salem branch of Home Savings Bank, is a native of New Galilee Pa., and...

Adzema Named President of National Associates Inc.

Farmers National Banc Corp., Canfield, has named John P. Adzema president of National Associates Inc., an employee benefits administration firm and wholly owned subsidiary of Farmers based in Fairview Park. Adzema is a 30-year veteran of the financial services industry. “With the addition of John to the organization, we’re not only gaining his expertise in […]

Farmers National Banc Corp., Canfield, has named John P. Adzema president of National Associates Inc., an employee benefits administration firm and wholly owned subsidiary of Farmers based in Fairview Park. Adzema is a 30-year veteran of the financial services industry. "With the addition of John to the organization, we're not...

Powell Earns Agribusiness Insurance Certifications

Tyler Powell, an insurance producer with L. Calvin Jones in Canfield, has been certified by the International Risk Management Institute as an Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist. “Earning this designation demonstrates our firm’s dedication to servicing the most important and specific insurance needs of our agribusiness clients,” Powell says. He also holds the Commercial Lines […]

Tyler Powell, an insurance producer with L. Calvin Jones in Canfield, has been certified by the International Risk Management Institute as an Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist. "Earning this designation demonstrates our firm's dedication to servicing the most important and specific insurance needs of our agribusiness clients," Powell says. He...

Ferguson Joins Houck in Content Marketing Role

The Houck Agency, a Youngstown PR and content marketing firm, has hired Sean Ferguson as content marketing strategist. In this role, he’ll work with Houck’s roster of B2B, health care, professional services and nonprofit clients. “Sean’s addition will help support our growth, raise our profile int he region, and allow us to add a fresh […]

The Houck Agency, a Youngstown PR and content marketing firm, has hired Sean Ferguson as content marketing strategist. In this role, he'll work with Houck's roster of B2B, health care, professional services and nonprofit clients. "Sean's addition will help support our growth, raise our profile int he region, and allow...

ASECU Promotes Edwards to VP of Lending

Associated School Employees Credit Union has named Lori M. Edwards vice president of lending. She will be responsible for managing mortgage and consumer loans, MasterCard credit cards, and dealer-direct vehicle lending. “Lori’s hard work and dedication has made a significant impact on our organization and is integral to our continued success,” says Michael J. Kurish, […]

Associated School Employees Credit Union has named Lori M. Edwards vice president of lending. She will be responsible for managing mortgage and consumer loans, MasterCard credit cards, and dealer-direct vehicle lending. "Lori's hard work and dedication has made a significant impact on our organization and is integral to our continued...

Ries Named Super Lawyers ‘Rising Star’

Matthew M. Ries, an employment and civil litigation lawyer with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., Youngstown, has been named to the Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list for the fourth straight year. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service awards this distinction to the top 5% of attorneys in Ohio, based on balloting and review by […]

Matthew M. Ries, an employment and civil litigation lawyer with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., Youngstown, has been named to the Super Lawyers "Rising Star" list for the fourth straight year. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service awards this distinction to the top 5% of attorneys in Ohio, based...

Wakefield to Direct Ursuline HIV/AIDS Ministry

Daniel R. Wakefield has been named director of the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministray. Wakefield has worded as an educator for many years and first joined the ministry in 2000, most recently as associate director. He serves on the boards of Mahoning County Children’s Services, the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality as well as the Mahoning […]

Daniel R. Wakefield has been named director of the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministray. Wakefield has worded as an educator for many years and first joined the ministry in 2000, most recently as associate director. He serves on the boards of Mahoning County Children's Services, the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality...