COMPANIES

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus presented the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau with a First Place MIDDY Award for the newly launched Digital Concierge service and a second-place MIDDY for the Hospitality Scholarship Golf Tournament logo.

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The following attorneys were named as Best Lawyers 2013’s “Lawyer of the Year”: Shane A. Farolino, Erika L. Haupt, Ronald B. Lee and Roger J. Stevenson. Best Lawyers said it compiles lists by conducting thousands of confidential peer-review surveys.

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Raymond James Financial Services Inc.

Matthew J. Puflea opened an independent office of Raymond James Financial Services Inc. at 33505 Solon Road in Solon. Puflea is a certified financial planner, and has been an investment adviser agent for nearly 20 years. He specializes in planning for individuals and families.

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