COMPANIES

QualityIP

The Kent-based IT Services company achieved Gold Partner status in the newly updated Dell EMC Partner Program.

PEOPLE

Doug Piekarz

The Akron Zoo president and CEO will be recognized as the Akron/Canton National Sales & Marketing Executives’ 46th annual Accent of Excellence Awards ceremony. He was selected to receive an Achievements in Excellence award based on community and civic involvement, professional experience and demonstrated performance.

Chris Witschey

The Employee Foundation Council at Akron Children’s Hospital presented volunteer Chris Witschey with its Distinguished Service Award for 2017. Witschey volunteers alongside five of her dogs in the hospital’s Doggie Brigade.

Tim Arfons

The president and founder of the Akron Turbine Group was awarded with NASCAR’s Track Services Mission Award. This award in given to an individual who goes about and beyond in support of the track services team’s mission.