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Industrial Commercial Properties LLCChristopher S. Semarjian sees what others can’t

As the owner of Industrial Commercial Properties, Chris Semarjian has never viewed what he does as work. Real estate is his passion, enabling him to build a vast and lucrative portfolio of dynamic real estate assets.

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Revving upRicart Automotive lays a framework for the future with an improved culture

The third generation puts its stamp on Ricart Automotive with a focus on culture, while CEO Rhett Ricart helps his family find the right roles to keep the business successful.

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Pittsburgh’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate the region’s top executives

The 2019 Pittsburgh honorees are making a noticeable impact on the communities, industries and organizations that they work and live in. Meet this year's Smart 50 class.

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Akron ZooDoug Piekarz is here to save the world

By recognizing the gifts and skills he brought to the position, Doug Piekarz is able to bring every bit of himself to bear on growing the Akron Zoo in a meaningful way.

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How to ensure your family’s estate-planning wishes are carried out

Huntington's Jim Altman discusses legacy planning and factors families should consider ahead of a wealth transfer, such as social, human and intellectual capital.

2020 vision: Are you secure? Do you have a workplace of the future?

Business technology trends and what they may mean for the future of your operations in 2020, from Blue Technologies' Eric Thal.

Knowing your company’s advantages adds value when it’s time to sell

Steve Ford, director at Brady Ware Capital, shares how a clear understanding of a company’s value drivers can help owners prepare their business for a sale.

The pitfalls of hiring intermediaries to find additional investment

When it comes to broker-dealers, many businesses do not realize how strict the current regulatory environment is, or how extreme the consequences can be. Babst Calland's Sara M. Antol and Christian A. Farmakis discuss the ins and outs of fundraising compensation.

Strategy is the key to managing rising health care costs

Avoiding rising health care costs is nearly impossible, says Jessica A. Galardini of JRG Advisors. That's why employers need to be educated on why they continue to rise and the unique strategies available to manage these costs.

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