Movers & Shakers

Brockman, Coats, Gedelian & Co. has promoted Louis D. Maglione to senior manager of valuation and litigation advisory services; Carmen Darago to manager in accounting services; Tom Hastings to manager in business assurance services; and Paul Genda and Todd Easton to supervisor in the tax services area. Glen Betts, Mary Corall and Donna Howell have been promoted to senior accountant in business assurance services.

Jones & Wenner Insurance Agency, Fairlawn, has hired Margaret Testa Lovell as an agent.

The Sumner Foundation, Akron, has appointed Ted Pappas Jr., president and CEO of Sumner on Merriman, Sumner on Ridgewood and Sumner Home Care, to serve as president and CEO of the foundation. The foundation has hired Lynne Van Nostran as director of development.

Malone Advertising, Akron, has hired Theresa Ratliff as media coordinator, Kathryn Grimm as fulfillment coordinator and Jen Zak as creative coordinator.

Business Support Services of Northeast Ohio, Munroe Falls, has elected as officers Betty Parker, president; Pat Conry, vice president; Eileen Simpson, secretary; and Jackie Palmer, treasurer.

Fred Anthony, president and CEO of Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, has accepted a two-year appointment as president of the Board of Trustees for the Centers of Osteopathic Research and Education.

FirstMerit Bank, Akron, has promoted Bruce N. Guest to vice president, commercial lending; Michael Singerman to vice president, manager, recordkeeping; Joseph J. Pelle Jr. to trust officer; and Karl W. Henley to trust officer, new business development.

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp., Stow, has hired Noel Webb as accounts receivable specialist; Chris Vartenuk as marketing coordinator; Greg Jones as inside sales representative; and Larry Booker as surgical instrument repair lab supervisor.

Akron-based Brockman, Coats, Gedelian & Co. has promoted Todd Easton to supervisor in Tax Services and Glen Betts, Mary Corall and Dana Howell to senior accountants in Business Assurance Services. The firm has also hired David Scourfield as manager of Sage Accounting Services.

FirstMerit Bank’s Board of Directors has promoted Lloyd W. Hagenbuch to senior vice president/group manager, FirstMerit Services Division, and Elisa Worthington to officer, Corporate Credit Recovery.

Louis & Partners Design, Bath, has named Michael Paulus as vice president, graphic communications, and Robert Martinez as vice president, product design.

Country Pure Foods, Akron, has appointed Ricardo Alvarez as president and CEO, after the recent resignation of Raymond Lee.

WKSU, Kent, has named Al Bartholet as general manager and Pamela R. Anderson as director of communications.

SS&G Financial Services has promoted Michael DeAloia to senior consultant and Priscilla Speirs to senior associate in its Akron office.

InfoCision Management Corp., Akron, has promoted Curtis Stern to director of marketing of its religious division. Stern will be responsible for all marketing and sales strategies for the company’s Religious Fundrasing Division.