Jentner Wealth Management

The Akron-based wealth and investment management firm announced the expansion and relocation of its headquarters. The new office is at 3677 Embassy Parkway. The new facility will include the Center for Financial Excellence, an educational event center.

Valbridge Property Advisors

Appraisal firm Akron Appraisal Group has combined with 41 other firms to form Valbridge Property Advisors, which provides independent valuation and advisory services to local, regional, multi-market and national clients.


The accounting, business advisory and management consulting firm moved up in Accounting Today’s list of the Top 100 Firms, coming in as the 39th largest nationwide. The firm was also recognized as a top Northeast Ohio company with its sixth NEO Success Award.

Keller Williams Tri-County Properties

The real estate company announced its new Agent Leadership Council, the governing board of each Keller Williams Realty office composed of the top 20 percent of agents in each office. The new council is: Kathy Bartlett, Nancy Hassler, Brett High, Blaise Rosser, and Bobby Wilging.

Voys, Sater, Seymour and Pease

The Akron law firm announced its inclusion in the 2013 U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms ranking, including 14 Tier One rankings for its Cleveland and Akron offices.

Stark State College

Stark State College’s Toyota Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) programs met re-accreditation standards of the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. The T-TEN program is designed for students at a Toyota or Lexus dealership by providing the company’s core certification courses needed for advancement.


Dr. Albert Green

The CEO of Kent Displays was reappointed to the Manufacturing Council, a private sector committee that directly advises the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The council was created to advise the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on governing policies and programs that affect U.S. manufacturing and provides a forum to discuss the industry.

Chris Pratt

The banker at First Place Bank joined Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County’s Advisory Board.


Bath Creek Estates

Saber Healthcare Group announced the opening of its newest health-care facility at 186 W. Bath Road in Cuyahoga Falls. Bath Creek Estates is a new skilled nursing and rehabilitation center that specializes in short- and long-term skilled nursing care and rehabilitation.