Member News

Announcement From American Hospitality Group

American Hospitality Group reports construction has begun on the new 92 room Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Medina, Ohio. The hotel is located at 5185 Gateway Dr., just off of I-71 & Rt 18 in Medina. The hotel is being built to the all new prototype specifications for the brand and will include an indoor pool and extensive fitness center. The hotel is scheduled to open in May of 2016.

Congratulations to Clinical RM

Clinical RM reports that the first donations of plasma from survivors of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, have been given to Ebola Patients at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Name Change for Dyer Roche & Company Inc.

Dyer Roche & Company, Inc. is proud to announce their name change. Dyer Roche & Company, Inc. began as a small accounting firm providing their clients with excellent service in the Wooster area. Over the years the firm has grown to include three offices to better serve clients in Wayne, Holmes and Medina counties. This growth has been possible because of the dedicated professionals and staff who work as a team to provide continuous commitment to excellence in their work with our clients.

Congratulations to Campbell Construction

Congratulations to Campbell Construction on the ground breaking at Clampco Products, located on Wall Road in Wadsworth, OH. On April 22, 2015 Clampco broke ground on a 60,000 square foot expansion, its second expansion since the original structure was built by Campbell Construction, in 1991. When complete in December of 2015, the facility will total 132,000 square feet and will more than double Clampco’s current production capability.

Those in attendance for the groundbreaking were John Campbell (President of Campbell Construction), Owners Jim and Linda Venner, Jason Venner, Mayor Robin Laubaugh, Fred Moser(39 year Clampco employee), City Service Director Robert Patrick, Jerry Biagini (Clampco, General Manager), Jeff Stevenson (VP of Bus. Dev. Campbell Construction), Harry Stark (Wadsworth Economic Dev. Dir.) Gary Cottrill (Clampco Maintenance Mngr.), and the other 155 employees of Clampco Products.

Ruhlin Company Awarded Congract

The Ruhlin Company is part of the Trumbull, Great Lakes, Ruhlin (TGR) joint venture design-build team that was successful winning the second I-90 Inner Belt contract (Construction Contract Group 2 or “CCG2”).
The project encompasses I-90 eastbound from I-490 to I-77 in Cleveland, Ohio, and includes the demolition of the existing I-90 Central Viaduct Bridge, the reconstruction of nine (9) side street overpasses, construction of the new I-90 Viaduct east bound bridge, and all associated roadway and paving work. Additionally, several City of Cleveland streets will be reconstructed as part of the contract. In the fall of 2013, the project was awarded to TGR and designer URS Corporation for a bid amount of $273 million.

Becky Shotwell Recognized

The President of Stop-n-Go stores in Medina, Becky Shotwell, has been named a “Top Woman in Convenience” in the “Senior-Level Leaders” category by the industry magazine Convenience Store News. Congratulations Becky!

CLE+ Blog Local Connection

Andrea Lyons of Lyons Share Marketing is a regular contributor to the CLE+ blog and her first installment can be found here:

Medina Hospital Recognition

Congratulations to Board Member Dr. Thomas L. Tulisiak who was named Humanitarian Physician of the Year. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Tulisiak has served Medina County as President of Medina Hospital and in leadership roles at the Brunswick Family Health Center, Medina County Society of Handicapped Citizens, Medina County Economic Development Corporation and the Medina Chamber of Commerce.

Clinical RM Wins Contract

Clinical RM has been awarded a contract to support early-stage human clinical trials of investigational infectious disease treatments by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Career Expo at Medina County Career Center

Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm will be the Career Awareness Expo held at the Medina County Career Center. More information is available here.

Ruhlin Completes 100 Years in Business

Congratulations to The Ruhlin Company on their 100th year in business! Be sure to see their timeline and a great article in Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Automation Tool and Die in Metal Form Magazine

Congratulations to Automation Tool and Die on being featured in Metal Form Magazine. Their unique abilities to scale up quickly and smart use of technology got them national attention!

FirstMerit welcomes new team members

FirstMerit (FMER) welcomes Sue Myers and Steve VanDette to the commercial banking team, as well as Joe McNeil as the new Core Business Banking Team Leader. While these folks are not new to FirstMerit, we are excited to have them as part of our local Medina team.

PNC earns Growth Award

Congratulations to PNC! They earned Growth Capital’s SBA Lender of the Year for 2014.

Slate Rock Slate Safety Named to Weatherhead 100

Rock Safety, an e-commerce retailer and distributor specializing in safety clothing, was listed in Case Western Reserve’s The Weatherhead 100, a prominent award that celebrates innovative success and recognizes the region’s fastest-growing companies.

Westfield Bank welcomes new team member

Westfield Bank is pleased to announce that Joseph Bilinovich has recently joined Westfield Bank and will lead the commercial sales efforts for the Medina market. He will be based at the Westfield Bank office located at 4015 Medina Road, Medina. A resident of Medina, Bilinovich brings more than 36 years of banking experience to Westfield. He most recently served as senior vice president/portfolio manager for FirstMerit Bank where he has also held several other positions including senior vice president/manager of commercial banking.

PNC Celebrates Small Business Month

PNC celebrates Small Business Month with a live webcast with Robert Herjavec, star of ABC’s show “Shark Tank” and Founder and CEO of The Herjavec Group on May 21, 2014. For additional information, please visit PNC.
PNC $25,000 Small Business Sweepstakes

Terry Mazzone recognized at Ohio Electric Cooperatives Communications Awards Program

Board Member Terry Mazzone, Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative, was recognized at the Ohio Electric Cooperatives Communications Awards Program. Mazzone received the Award of Merit for his story “Been there, done that.”