On the MOVE

Firm elects new president

• Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., LPA: John M. Tucker was elected new president and chairman of the board.

• TEC Communications: Gerald Gregory was named senior account manager.

• Red Flag Reporting: Tanya Dunkle joined the company as vice president of finance and administration.

• Combi Packaging Systems: Jason Perez was promoted to manager of the electrical engineering department.

• ACE Products and Consulting: Mike Hunter was hired as senior laboratory technologist.

EVENTS

Unconscious bias in focus

An ATHENA Akron leadership forum for women Friday features a question-and-answer session on unconscious bias presented by Mary Hogue of the Kent State University Department of Management and Information Systems and Sadie Winlock, president and CEO of the Akron Urban League.

The lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron.

Cost is $35 members, $45 non-members, $25 member guest. For reservations, go to www.athenaakron.org.

CompaNIES

Welding company turns 50

Friess Welding and Summit Trailer Sales in Coventry Township is marking 50 years of serving the Akron area.

The company at 3342 S. Main St. in the Portage Lakes area provides welding for car frames, patio furniture, pontoons and more as well as a range of towing hitch and bicycle rack installations and services for trailers.

ON OHIO.COM

Weekly meeting calendar

A list of business organization meetings and special events can be found at https://tinyurl.com/bizcal0430.

Dorfman on investing

Syndicated columnist John Dorfman is bargain hunting, picking out the cheapest stock in each of 10 major sectors. Go to https://tinyurl.com/dorf426 to read this week’s column.

CONTACT US

Announce newest hires

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