Larry Heydon joined Charter One as a mortgage loan officer. Working from the Akron office, Heydon originates both conventional and government loans. He specializes in financing for first-time home buyers.

Winer+Bevilacqua Inc.

Brent R. Thompson was appointed as the firmís new partner. In addition to providing tax planning and compliance services on federal, state and local tax matters, he works with clients on sales and acquisitions.

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