Business briefs and People on the Move

FINANCIAL FITNESS BOOT CAMP AVAILABLE: Credit Union of Ohio will offer three opportunities for the public to attend its Financial Fitness Boot Camp virtual workshop in January: noon Wednesday, 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Saturday.

Each one-hour session will cover the same material to help attendees learn to increase their credit score, live within a budget, build a savings plan and stay accountable to financial goals.

View the full schedule of workshops and get registered at cuofohio.org.

LOCAL ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED: The law firm of Brouse McDowell has 24 attorneys on the 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, including two who practice out of the Akron-based firm’s office in Canfield.

Named to the Super Lawyers list was Timothy M. Reardon, who practices bankruptcy law, and on the Rising Stars list was Brian A. Coulter, who practices business litigation.

CHAMBER EVENT WITH STATE REP PLANNED: Newly sworn in state Rep. Nick Santucci, R-Howland, will join the Youngstown / Warren Regional Chamber for its Lattes with Legislators event 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at Kent State University at Trumbull, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW.

The event will be in Room 117 in the Technology Building. The cost is $15 per person.

Santucci is a senior consultant for workforce and community engagement at VAZA Consulting. Before that, he was director of government affairs and workforce development at the Educational Service Center of Eastern Ohio.

AUTO SHOW TO RETURN: The Cleveland Auto Show is scheduled to open 5 p.m. Feb. 24 and run through March 5 at the I-X Center in Cleveland.

The show expects to feature more than 500 vehicles and will offer multiple ride and drive experiences with two indoor tracks and seven outdoor ride and drive opportunities.

Returning are the Classics, Exotics, Millionaire’s Row and Motorsports displays, and daily events, including Family Day on Feb. 27, Heroes Day on March 1, autograph signings and promotional

giveaways, including T-shirts and


Show hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 24, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for preteens and seniors. Children 6 and under get in free. Parking at the show is free.

TRANSPORTATION PLAN MEETING SET: Eastgate Regional Council of Governments is hosting a public input event Wednesday to gather feedback for the agency’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Regional Bike and Pedestrian Plan. Sessions are 4 to 6 p.m. at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren.

The event provides an opportunity for community members to learn more about the two active regional planning projects and to share their perspectives with Eastgate staff. Additionally, Eastgate staff will be available to answer questions and provide information on other areas of the agency’s work such as public infrastructure, regional transit coordination, transportation safety, water quality, economic development, broadband and the Mahoning River.

There will be two guided sessions for input related to the Metropolitan Transportation Plan at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

HEALTH CARE PROVIDER NAMED LEADER: Akron Children’s Hospital has once again earned recognition for its digital transformation, strong data analytics capabilities and using technology to improve patient care and quality using electronic health records.

HIMSS Analytics, a not-for-profit subsidiary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, informed the hospital that for the second time it earned the highest possible ranking on its EHR Adoption Model scale.

In addition, the hospital achieved “Most Wired” distinction from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives for a ninth year. The Most Wired survey provides a “digital-health check-up” for hospitals, comparing industry-level benchmarks for IT adoption for operational systems, security, patient engagement and clinical performance and recognizes organizations with exceptionally high IT systems, automation, cybersecurity awareness and integration throughout their enterprise.

MVMC BOARD FORMS: Ryan Engelhardt, Brilex plant manager, will serve a two-year term as board president for the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition. He succeeds Joe Colletti of Marsh Bellofram, who completed his term in December.

Other board officers include Chris Allen of Vallourec, vice president; Chris Plant of ClarkDietrich, secretary; and Ryan Day of Hynes Industries, treasurer.

People on the move

PROMOTION AT iSYNERGY: iSynergy recently promoted Dan Reash to vice president of SEO (search engine optimization) at the Canfield-based digital marketing agency.

In the role, Reash will oversee the SEO department’s direction, strategy and execution across more than 100 SEO client accounts. He most recently served as an SEO specialist with iSynergy.

Reash, who has a degree in marketing from the University of Pittsburgh, lives in Boardman Township with his wife and children.

AGENT JOINS FIRM: Burgan Real Estate has brought on John Angelilli of Poland.

A graduate of Youngstown State University’s undergraduate and graduate programs, he has operated across a wide range of business disciplines, building performance metrics and business development for business owners.

In his career, he has held positions of controller, chief financial officer, chief operating officer / general manager and director in privately held mid-market companies.

He became a real estate agent in 2019.

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