Akron Community Foundation
Margaret Medzie of Ravenna was named vice president of development and donor engagement. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and private sectors, most recently as the executive director of the American Red Cross of Summit and Portage Counties. Tracy Burt of Stow joined the foundation as director of marketing.
Nichole Prater was hired as staff associate in the firm’s Kent office. She is responsible for corporate, partnership, nonprofit and individual tax planning and preparations of returns.
Dan Joy was promoted to vice president and general manager of commercial landscape services. Mark Svozil was promoted to vice president of operations.
Welty Building Co.
Donald Lydon was appointed group president of Welty Facilities Services. He is responsible for facilities, equipment, reducing operating costs and improving energy efficiency.