ON THE MOVE
S&T Bank executive
promoted to senior VP
• S&T Bank promoted Sean Dockery to senior vice president, regional business banking team leader.
• The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Blane Pshigoda to operations vice president of government/projects for Commercial Landscape Services. He joined the company in 1997 and has served as division manager of government/projects since 2012.
Village of St. Edward
Wadsworth site debuts
The nonprofit Village of St. Edward has opened a 106-unit senior living community in Wadsworth. It's the second location for the organization, which also has a Fairlawn facility.
The new site at 880 Main St. offers independent living, assisted living and memory care living arrangements and services.
Tours can be scheduled by calling 234-217-8735 or by visiting vsecommunities.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Dollar General celebrates
store opening in Lake Twp.
Dollar General has opened a location at 13229 Cleveland Ave. NW in Lake Township.
The store will celebrate Saturday at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag with complimentary product samples.
Karcher Group acquires
Pole Position agency
The Karcher Group, a marketing and web design agency, has acquired Pole Position Marketing, a digital marketing agency headquartered in Lake Township, the company said in a news release.
PPM’s owner, Stoney deGeyter, has been named vice president of search and advertising.
“Teaming up with Stoney deGeyter and his expert team from PPM will no doubt give us the opportunity to continue advancing our existing search and [search engine optimization],” said Geoff Karcher, president of the Karcher Group.
Two-day seminar to focus
on building business brand
Broaddus Business Solutions will offer the two-part seminar "Marketing Made Simple" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23 at the Compass Coffee inside the Well, 647 E. Market St., Akron.
Cost of the seminar is $30.
Participants will work together to create a marketing plan for each type of business being represented in the training. There will also be networking opportunities. Go to www.broaddusbizsol.com/events to register.
Americhem to expand
factory in Pennsylvania
Cuyahoga Falls-based Americhem, a designer and manufacturer of custom color masterbatch, functional additives, engineered compounds and performance technologies, announced in a news release that it is expanding its manufacturing capacity with a dedicated white room compounding space at its Morrisville, Pa.
Construction is planned to begin this summer.