Mary Jane Trapp was inaugurated as the 121st president of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Meg Sommers was appointed manager of Financial Reporting at Medical Mutual.
Nancy Diller-Shively was honored as one of The Top Ten Women Business Owners by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).
Jonathan M. Green, managing partner of JM Green CPA Group LLC, received the Midwest Regional Accountant Advocate of the Year award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Optiem named Scott Gordon as managing director of its Cleveland office.
Terie Trevino-Novak joined Home Instead Senior Care as a client care manager; Theresa Williams joined as a staff coordinator.
Dedicated Logistics named Craig Cullinan vice president of business development and Bob Dillingham director of business development.
Stephen L. Zabor was appointed vice president for enrollment management at Hiram College.
Lynch, Anselmo, Ott Bryan + Co., Certified Public Accountants, announced that Laurie Braun passed the CPA examination and fulfilled the requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant.
Michael Uxa was named national sales manager for Antenna Specialists, a division of Allen Telecom Inc.
The Estate Planning Council of Cleveland presented its Distinguished Estate Planner Award to P. Thomas Austin.
Dennis Arian, founder and president and CEO of Technical Information Management Services (TIMS), was named 2001 Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Ohio by the Small Business Administration.
Glenn Scherba joined Marcous Brothers Construction as senior project manager.
Mark D. Robinson, Paul A. Thomas and Martin J. Kilfoyle joined the Cleveland Financial Group as financial planners.
Bill Stone has joined Wyse Advertising as president of its Wyse Promotions division.
Fifth Third Bank named JoAnn Madison as banking center manager of its newest location in Elyria.
Debra Mitchell has joined the Cleveland Engineering Society as executive director.
Christopher Feighan has joined WVIZ/PBS as an underwriting account executive.
Midland Aluminum Corp. appointed Jeffrey A. Puskas as territory manager at Midland’s Ohio operations.
The Reserve Network’s vice president of business development, Kent McNickle, has been inducted into the Ohio Staffing Services Association Hall of Fame.
Firstat named Jill A. Salvino as director of nursing.
Lizbeth L. Wright and Ross M. Babbitt joined Hahn Loeser + Parks LLP as associates.
Dix & Eaton Inc. has promoted Terry L. Pederson to vice president and Gregg LaBar to senior account executive. Jon Barnes has rejoined the firm as a senior account executive in the editorial services group.
Bill Johnson joined the Parma Community General Hospital management team as administrative director of radiology.
Arter & Hadden LLP named Richard M. Knoth as managing partner of its Cleveland office.
Turner Construction Co.’s Cleveland office promoted Greg Consolo and John Sosnowski to project executives and Ed Paparone to manager of preconstruction services.
Deimling Forbes & Associates Inc. has added Donald W. Pastore to its staff.
Louis J. Licata, founder and president of Licata & Associates Co., joined the faculty of the University of Phoenix/Cleveland Campus in the area of Internet and business law.
Michael C. DeAloia of SS&G Financial Services Capital Markets division was nominated to serve as a trustee as part of the Class of 2004 for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland.
Edward J. Rocheck was promoted to senior vice president of administration and chief marketing officer and Jerome Grabowski was promoted to senior vice president and chief financial office of Family Heritage Life Insurance Co.