COMPANIES

Skoda Minotti

The Cleveland information technology and telecommunications firm announced the acquisition of PBnJ Solutions, an information technology firm, to its Technology Partners services group. As part of the acquisition, Paul Winkeler joins the firm as principal.

PEOPLE

J. Michael Kolk

The partner-in-charge of Cohen & Co.ís Private Client Services Group was honored by the University of Akron with the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy Outstanding Accounting Professional award. The award recognizes outstanding members of the professional community who have made significant contributions to the university.

OPENINGS

L.A. Motors Automotive Service Center

L.A. Motors owner Jeff Prewitt announced the opening of its fourth Automotive Service Center at 13561 Cleveland Ave. NW in Uniontown. Its website is www.lamotorsohio.com.

Shear Possibilities

Shear Possibilities will celebrate its grand opening Thursday through Saturday. The salon is in Edison Park Plaza, 860 Maple St. W., Hartville.

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