Marjorie D. Prosser has joined United Way of Summit County as vice president, chief financial officer.
Valley Savings Bank, Cuyahoga Falls, has hired William A. Flinta as manager, commercial banking.
The University of Akron has hired Kenneth G. Preston as associate vice president for research. Preston, an attorney and engineer, will help the university strengthen its protection and commercialization of intellectual property.
InfoCision Management Corp., Akron, has promoted Gretchen Fri to account executive in its marketing department.
SS&G Financial Services has added the following to its Akron staff: Linda Bellomy as associate, client relations manager; Ilka Brown as associate, tax; Mathew Cunningham as associate, small business; Bryan Evans as associate, small business; and Roseanne Pompignano as billing specialist.
Advanced Network Solutions, an Akron-based computer networking consulting firm, appointed John Zepka as director of sales and marketing.
The Akron chapter of SCORE has re-elected Frank Swain as its chairman.
SummaCare Health Plan has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Rick Merolla of Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs; J.B. Silvers of the Weatherhead School of Management; and Bernett Williams of the Akron Community Service Center & Urban League.
SmileyHanchulak Marketing Communications, Akron, has appointed Frank Moses as its technical systems administrator.
Patricia Butler of Goldsmith & Eggleton Inc., Wadsworth, was elected to the position of assistant secretary for the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society.
Malone Advertising, Akron, has added to its staff Susan Samuelson and Scott Caldwell as account supervisors and Dawn Dufala as account coordinator.
Group Transportation Services, Twinsburg, has hired Rick Stone as manager of volume services and Matthew Bross as a representative in the area of business development.
Brockman, Coats, Gedelian & Co., Akron, has hired Kathy Atkinson as administrative assistant, Jeffrey Craft as staff accountant and Michael McKee as tax assistant.
Albrecht Inc., Akron, has promoted Jack S. Juron to vice president of operations.
Robert F. Angart has joined Centrus Group Inc., Akron, as a turnaround consultant and crisis manager.
Byron R. Pipes has been selected as the University of Akron Goodyear Professor of Polymer Engineering.
The Akron-based accounting firm Daywalt, Tobin & Co. has merged with Meaden & Moore, a Cleveland-based accounting firm. Daywalt, Tobin partners David E. Daywalt and Alfred S. Tobin are now vice presidents and shareholders with Meaden & Moore.