Ohio Business

Stay Metrics Research Shows Experienced Drivers More Dissatisfied with Pay

13 12 2017

The study found that the retention advantage of experienced drivers is eroding. SOUTH BEND, Ind. December 13, 2017 New research by Stay Metrics, the leading provider of evidence-based driver engagement, training and retention solutions for motor carriers, shows a startling trend in the attitudes of experienced drivers towards pay. The trend may cause even more worries for carriers already concerned with turnover. A team led by Stay Metrics Director of Research, Timothy Judge, PhD, recently examined a large sample of driver survey responses and data from carriers in 2016 and 2017, correlating the professional experience of drivers with pay satisfaction and turnover decisions. “At Stay Metrics, we endeavor to take a scientific approach to answer important questions for the trucking industry, and rely on the research and insights we gain from working with more than 80 carriers,” said Judge, who is the Executive Director of the Leadership Initiative in the Fisher College of Business...

Diebold Nixdorf CEO Andy Mattes Steps Down; Christopher Chapman and Juergen Wunram to Lead Office of CEO on Interim Basis

13 12 2017

Company reaffirms 2017 guidance NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Andreas "Andy" W. Mattes is stepping down from his position as president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective immediately.  The Office of the Chief Executive will be led by Christopher A. Chapman, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Juergen Wunram, senior vice president and chief operating officer, until a permanent successor has been named.  Chapman and Wunram will serve as Interim Co-Presidents and Co-CEOs of the company in the Office of the Chief Executive. The Board of Directors also announced that it has created a search committee and retained the executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles to immediately begin the process to find a highly qualified CEO. On behalf of Diebold Nixdorf's board, Henry D.G. Wallace, current Chairman of the Board said, "Over the past several years, the company has achieved a great deal,...

Carvana Launches Fifth Florida Market, Bringing Fort Myers the New Way to Buy a Car

13 12 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading eCommerce platform for buying used cars boasting a national inventory of more than 8,500 vehicles, launched in Fort Myers, Fla., today. This expands Carvana’s free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery to five markets in the state, joining Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Fort Myers and Naples area residents can now can shop for, finance, purchase, and schedule as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery, in as little as 10 minutes, completely online. Carvana puts the customer in control of the purchase process, allowing them to shop more than 8,500 vehicles at their desired pace – without the haggling and hassle of the traditional dealership. Carvana owns all of the vehicles on Carvana.com, putting every one through a rigorous 150-point inspection; those vehicles have never been in a reported accident, nor have frame damage. Customers can view all features, imperfections and updated information about open safety...

Outdoor Adventures Selects Resortbridge Systems Reservation and Accommodation Management Software for its RV Resorts and Campgrounds in Michigan and Ohio

13 12 2017

Resortbridge Systems Logo The functionality of Resortbridge’s reservation system was an ideal match for our needs TEXARKANA, Texas December 13, 2017 Resortbridge Systems, a leading provider of reservation and accommodation management systems, developed on the Salesforce.com platform, and Outdoor Adventures Inc. (OAI), are pleased to announce an agreement to implement Resortbridge Systems Reservation and Accommodation Management System at OAI’s nine membership resorts in Michigan and Ohio. OAI owns and operates Michigan’s largest network of premier outdoor resorts. Resortbridge’s Reservation and Accommodation Management system is built on Salesforce.com’s “Software as a Service” (SaaS) platform and is part of Resortbridge’s suite of software designed to provide end-to-end management of sales, marketing, reservation and accommodation management for private membership and vacation resorts. The Salesforce.com based software suite includes lead management, marketing...

Ginger Cove Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

13 12 2017

William M. Holman and Dr. Edgar E. Mallick Jr. Bill’s experience and track record of success in senior housing is a perfect fit with Ginger Cove’s strategic plan and our resident culture. His accomplishments bring great value to the table for the benefit of our residents. ANNAPOLIS, Md. December 13, 2017 Ginger Cove, Anne Arundel County’s only internationally-accredited retirement community, is pleased to announce that it has appointed William (Bill) M. Holman as its new Chief Executive Officer effective January 8, 2018. He succeeds Dr. Edgar E. Mallick, Jr., who is retiring at the end of 2017 after a 42-year career, the last 14-1/2 years with Ginger Cove. “Bill’s experience and track record of success in senior housing is a perfect fit with Ginger Cove’s strategic plan and our resident culture,” said Edward R. McDevitt, M.D., President of its Board of Directors. “His accomplishments bring great value to the table for the benefit of our residents.” The appointment...

Sapiens Announces That Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Completes First Year Under StoneRiver’s PowerSuite® Enterprise

13 12 2017

Sapiens announced today that its fully owned subsidiary StoneRiver, Inc.’s client, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (OBWC), has just completed its first year using StoneRiver’s PowerSuite® Enterprise workers’ compensation solution. Uxbridge, United Kingdom, December 13, 2017 -- Sapiens International Corporation, (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector, announced today that its fully owned subsidiary StoneRiver, Inc.’s client, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (OBWC), has just completed its first year using StoneRiver’s PowerSuite® Enterprise workers’ compensation solution. OBWC provides insurance to approximately two-thirds of Ohio’s work force, so the implementation dealt with processing complexity, high volume and multiple integrations.The StoneRiver enterprise solution deployed includes the PowerSuite Policy and PowerSuite Claims offerings...

Redwall Technologies Announces Data Security and ‘Resilient Operating System Environment’ Award from the U.S. Marine Corps through the Federal SBIR Program

12 12 2017

Redwall is sort of like the BASF of data security throughout pockets of the Federal Government. We don’t make the devices that secure field operations for some military units and first responders, but we do make them more secure through our unique approach to securing mobile data. BEAVERCREEK, Ohio December 12, 2017 Redwall Technologies, the leading ISV for multi-modal endpoint device security, today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I contract by the United States Marine Corps to participate in a SBIR program aimed at securing communications and data across a multitude of operating systems used by Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM). Four vendors were competitively selected to receive Phase I awards under SBIR Topic N175-105, “Data Integrity and Confidentiality Resilient Operating System Environment for Multi-Level Security.” “We are honored to be awarded this Federal R&D work by SBIR,” said John Rosenstengel, Redwall president and CEO. “Redwall...

Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa Opens for Business at The Shoppes at Parma

12 12 2017

PARMA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PECO Real Estate Partners is excited to announce that Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa at The Shoppes at Parma open-air shopping center opened on Sunday, December 10. The new spa is located next to Torrid near the W. Ridgewood Drive entrance. The grand opening featured free manicures and pedicures for the first 100 guests. From December 12 through December 31, Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa is offering guests 20 percent off all services at The Shoppes at Parma location. Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa offers a wide range of services including an assortment of manicures and pedicures and an array of facials. Other services offered are relaxation massages and waxing treatments. The fast-growing Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa organization plans to open nine additional new locations nationwide in the next year. The opening of these new spas will bring the total number of Anthony Vince’ Nail Spas to 44 locations. Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa has been catering to customers for more than...

Trent Brooks Named President of RED Mortgage Capital, LLC, to Lead the Firm’s Growth and Product Diversification Strategies

12 12 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trent Brooks has been named President of RED Mortgage Capital, LLC, the Mortgage banking arm of comprehensive capital provider RED Capital Group LLC. Mr. Brooks joined RED on December 11th as President of RED Mortgage Capital, LLC and National Head of Production. With more than 30 years of executive leadership experience in the Multifamily housing industry, he has long-term relationships with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA in his support of Affordable, Workforce, Conventional, Green and Small Balance Housing finance programs. Mr. Brooks brings a comprehensive array of expertise to RED, including business development, investor relations, strategic planning and product development. He will have offices in both Newport Beach, California and Columbus, Ohio. “We are excited to have Trent join RED to lead the growth and product diversification efforts of our National Multifamily Production Platform,” stated Ted Meylor, Chairman and CEO of RED Capital Group....

Deep Analysis of Global Graphene Publication Trends Reveals a Diverse and Highly Competitive Research Landscape

12 12 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 12, 2017 -- CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announces the availability of the whitepaper, Global Science & Technology Report: Graphene Research & Development, highlighting key trends in the dynamic graphene research landscape.  Published in Chinese and English, this inaugural report results from a joint effort between CAS and National Science Library (NSL), Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is the first in a series of data analytics projects focusing on high-impact emerging technology areas that CAS data scientists are undertaking.Touted as a miracle material, graphene is an allotrope of carbon with unique properties that have the potential to revolutionize a broad range of applications including electronics, batteries, medicine and even sporting equipment.  It is a key component driving advances in high-interest technology areas such as wearable electronics and biosensors.   As such, developments in this rapidly growing...

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