Growth Report 2021

Growth Report 2021: Together in Transformation

2020 was stressful, overwhelming and unpredictable. For sure: Things haven’t been easy. Everyone and every organization has been affected by the coronavirus. This year, we needed stories of good news and inspiration more than ever...and our business community delivered! We bring you more than 200 stories submitted by regional businesses and organizations telling us how they grew in 2020 and what they have cooking for this year.

Taylor-Winfield Creates New Line of Welders

Valley Growth Ventures Considers 3 New Investments in 2021

Together in Transformation: It’s Working

Gordon Bros. Water Marks 75 Years

$12M Briarfield Place Set for May Opening

Sky Roofing Moves to Residential Market

Jaminet Engineering Looks to EV Market

Siracki Realty Sees Spike in Home Sales

Mahoning River Adventures Gets Its Business Flowing

Youngstown Goodwill Adds Store, Programs

Hill International Trucks To Open in St. Clairsville

EAG Leads 350 Firms To Secure PPP Loans

VGV Considers 3 New Investments in 2021

Penn-Northwest Hires Wilt as Exec Director

Projects Take Shape In City of Hermitage

Lawrence Chamber Helps 142 Businesses

Eastgate Regional Council Collaborates On $33M in Projects

CCPA Oversees 20 Grants For Development Projects

Youngstown Foundation Marshals Nonprofit Aid

Grants Drive Columbiana County ESC Programs

Valley Partners Intensifies Funding Efforts for Small Businesses

Steel Museum Shows Strength in Time of Uncertainty

WRTA Expands Bus Routes to Warren

Visiting Angels Says Demand Skyrocketed for In-Home Care

Ursuline High School Seeks to Expand STEM Programs, Endowments

Three Sheep Gallery & Workshop Adds Website

The Bunker Sets Labor Day Weekend as Opening Goal

Suzanne’s Makes Facemasks a Fashion Statement

Sequoia Wellness Takes Fitness into Homes

SCP Group Helps Clients Direct Customers Safely

RTL Forestry Products Moves to Larger Store

REM Electronics Goes ‘Old School’ to Connect

Real Living Volpini Agent Beulah Engages Clients

Purpose Therapy Box Innovates, Expands Product Line

Professional Engine Enjoys Record-Breaking Sales in 2020

Pointer Creek Helps ‘Feed Our Valley’ in 2020

Pisanick Partners Helps Schools Feed Students

Cancellations Set Up Peter Allen Inn for Great ‘21

Paladin Cans New Beers, Engages Customers Virtually

Ohio Edison Serves Customers, Community During Pandemic

Oakland Center Prepares to Resume Plays

Oak Hill Collaborative Bridges the Digital Divide

NEOMED Guides Community through COVID-19

Millwood Makes the Transition to COVID Protocols

Micro Doctor IT Helps Clients Work Remotely

Master Park Marks 50 Years in Valley

Marquee Creatives Adapts Services to Client Needs

Mahoning Matters Sees Web Traffic Grow

Technology Helps Mahoning Children Services through 2020

Samantha Aldish Closes $9.8M in Real Estate Sales

James & Sons Celebrates Centennial This Year

Inspiring Minds Adds Chapters

Innersource Rolls with Signs of the Times

Greenwood Chevy Offers Online Showroom

Gen3 Advisor Group Finds Its Niche and Grows

Gateways Expands Amid Pandemic

Famous Supply Kept Contractors Stocked

ContagionClean Established to Provide COVID Disinfectant

Cohen & Co. Walks Clients through Cares Act Changes

Clever Looks to Grow in Second Year in Business

Chappell’s Framing Brings New Life to Art

Canine Campus Takes Dog Training Virtual

The Cake Baker Bounces Back

Golf Video Series Gives Buhl Park National Audience

Brite Energy Sees Unprecedented Growth in 2020

BrightView Opens Two Addiction Treatment Centers in Valley

Body Temple Fitness Creates Digital Studio

Blue Sky Therapy Keeps Helping Clients

Alta Care Group Launches New Programs, Facilities

Windsor House Grateful for Health Care Heroes

Roof Rite Embraces Digital Solutions

YSU Business College Expands Internships

Team NEO: Collaboration Is Vital To Build the Economy

Kelly Warren Associates Ranks High in Volume

OhanaLink Invents Apps for Health Events

First Choice Electrical Joins NEO Scalerator

Huntington Commits $20B to Improve Access to Capital

Steward Hospitals Achieve Quality Care Milestones

Premier Bank Reports Business Loan Growth

Colella & Humphries Adds Clients

Westminster College Adopts Virus Response Plan

WYSU Takes Its Operations Home

Farmers Achieves Record Financial Results

Yurchyk & Davis Invests in Tech

First Commonwealth Reports Banner Year

WRPA Completes Projects At Airport, Across Valley

YBI Focuses on 3 Initiatives, Strategic Plan

HBA Lobbies Lawmakers On High Lumber Prices

Bubble Tech USA Helps Bars Increase Draft Beer Profits

Community Legal Aid Provides Safety Nets

M&R Power Exceeds 2019 Sales Levels

BBM Stays on Track

Seasons Residences Opens $20 Million Apartment Complex

Practicing Law ‘Changed Forever’ at Brouse Firm

Brilliant Cleaning Adds 19 Commercial Clients

NCST Marks 75 Years, Expands Online Courses

Tri-State Tool & Hoist Helps Lunar Lander

Myers Insurance Plans Move to New Office

Lake Milton Pharmacy Adds Immunizations, Curbside Service

Advanced Skin Spa Adds 2 Estheticians

Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic Begins 75th Year

VanSuch-Chahine Wealth Management Group in Top 10%

Farmers Trust Hits All-Time Highs

Eastern Gateway Community College Reaches Milestones

Ohio, GM, Manufacturers Invest in MVMC

OhioMeansJobs Works To Get People Trained

Ohio SBDC at YSU Aids 415 Business Clients

YMCA Finds New Ways to Help Most Vulnerable

Canfield Fair Opens Event Center

Jewish Federation Serves the Entire Community

Study Documents Impact of Mahoning County Land Bank

Penguin City Brews $3.7M Renovation Project

Vista AST Adapts to Meet Pandemic Needs

Trumbull United Way Serves Pressing Needs

Classic Optical Sees Pent-Up Demand Fuel Sales

Phantom Finds Way to Meet Skyrocketing Demand

Thiel Launches MBA Programs, Renovations

Lack of Raw Materials Plagues Kiraly Tool

Aqua Ohio to Complete $14M Treatment Plant

Farris Adds Telehealth Startup to Client Roster

Kent Trumbull Campus Reaches into Community

Mercy Health Responds Rapidly to Pandemic

Berkshire Hathaway Grows with Acquisitions

Burgan Real Estate Sets Record Sales in 2020

Community Foundation Overhauls Grant Making

Southwoods Health Transforms Itself into Network

Business Up 40% at DEL Lift

United Way of Youngstown Responds to Needs

Grove City College to Launch 2 Master’s Degrees

DCW Goes Remote Before the Pandemic

Heritage Thermal Puts Focus on Safety

CASA Program Fights For Abused Children

OH Donut Prepares To Open Second Store

2 Ticks & The Dog Rebrands, Relaunches New Valley Classics

ECMSI Looks to Grow

DOY Credit Union Marks Half Century

Belmont Pines Seeks To Improve Offerings

Brilex Technical Solutions Enters New Markets

Boardman Printing Spreads ‘Positivity’

Omnichannel Marketing, Immersive Editorial Drive Business Journal Growth

Community Hospice Thanks Community

Basinger Achieves Another Banner Year

898 Marketing Helps Its Clients Navigate Pandemic Challenges

A to Z Services Adds Home Safety Division

Valley Office, Peak I.T. Prove Their Value

Phillips Sekanick Keeps Full Employment in 2020

Cortland Bank Handles $56M in PPP Loans

HD Davis, White Glove Emphasize Compliance

Industrial Sales Lead Growth for Platz Realty

Web Sales Ignite at Ohio Flame

Virtual Show Goes on at Stambaugh Auditorium

On Demand Companies Opens One-Stop Clinic

Shepherd of the Valley Opens Liberty Campus

Tartan Companies Look To Regain Lost Business

DJL Closes on ‘Millions’ In PPP Aid for Clients

Warren Glass and Paint Adds More Automation

MS Develops Canfield Growth Plan

Akron Children’s Works With Partner Hospitals

Mahoning Auto Deals In Collector Vehicles

‘Exceptional Year’ at Daprile Financial

Boardman Park Sees Busy Year Outdoors

One Hot Cookie Bakes More Sales Online

NEO3 Moves Office, Introduces New Software, Employees

Cohols Complete Purchase of Youngstown Tile

Cafaro Company Deploys ‘Emerge Stronger’ Plan

GreenHeart Companies Forecast Growth Across Four Divisions

Mahoning Libraries Adapt to Stay Open

YWCA Plans Racial Justice Programs

Thom Duma Adds Rolex Sales Floor

G.W. Becker to Expand

Meridian HealthCare Stays Patient-Centered Through Telehealth

Brilex Industries Serves Essential Businesses

Newcomer Leads HBK’s Work on PPP Loans

Axiom Architects Complete YSU Center

Gem-Young Exceeds Goals, Adds to Staff

Rich Center Nears Goal

Mercer County Credit Union Membership To Grow with Charter

2020 Revenue Surges at Joe Dickey Electric

Prodigal Agency Expands Manufacturing Footprint

Lencyk Awarded Largest Project in Its History

Sales Volume Rises 16% At Brokers Realty Group

The New Center Fills New Role

Reyers Forecasts Q3 Sales Comparable to 2019

No Halt to Growth at White House Fruit Farm

Adolph Johnson Builds Despite Shutdowns

Shabby Chateau Gets More Design Projects

Wickshire Acquires Sunrise Poland

Livi Steel Achieves Increase in Sales

Advanced Counseling Sees Spike in Demand

Expansion on Books For Warren-Trumbull Library Main Branch

EvenBay Agency Brings Back Coldwell Brand

Synergy Forgoes Some Billings Amid Lockdowns

Grant Helps EOMAC Outline Air Station’s Future

SenSource Innovates ‘SafeSpace’ Solution

Do-Cut Stores Keep the Engines Running

Nannicola Overcomes Pandemic Challenges

Heartbeat Keepsakes To Expand Its Network

Mahoning Valley Montessori School Celebrates 45 Years

Brightside Project Sees Greater Need for Help

Blue Jeans, Web Venture Boost Pecchia Agency

All-American Comics Completes Super Year

Baird Brothers to Build Video Production Studio

Community Foundation Of W. Pa. Awards $8M

Salem Regional Expands While Fighting COVID-19

Better than Expected Year at Rusco Design

Easterseals Turns 70

Hitch-Hiker Pivots to Hand Washing Units, Forms New Company

Demand Grows at DJ’s

Demand for Services Up at Master Security

Houck PR Agency Sees Return of Optimism

DeSalvo Construction Completes Big Projects

JuggerBot 3D Sales Rise With Tradesman Series

Double-Digit Growth At Bury Financial

Maluso and Blackson Duo Go Virtual

Mangiarelli Expands Outpatient PT Clinic

Cleveland Job Corps Extends Program To Mahoning County

Doing Better Business Enters Local Market

Southside Recycling Turns Pandemic Into Opportunity

Sight for All United Sees Greater Demand

Assets Up at J. Arnold Wealth Management

Window World Gets National Award

Reimagining Weddings Sustains Concept Studio

IDMI Aids Clients with E-Commerce ‘Explosion’

Kravitz, Inspired Catering Shift to Carryout

‘Transformation Year’ at Candella Distillery

Ursuline Sisters Change to Meet the Times

Direction Home Agency Serves from Home

Humtown Perseveres, Earns National Awards

Diamond Roofing Makes Safety Paramount

SSB CPAs Invests in New Workflow Technology

ServPro Pivots to Tackle COVID-19 Sanitation

All-Star Gaming Helps Nonprofits Raise Money

Moliterno Insurance Reports 50% Growth

Magnolias on the Green Expands with Second Location

Broadway Recovery Serves More than 170

Pine Knoll Clock Shop In Sync with Growth

Project Momentum Builds at HHSDR

Ohio Sports & Spine Adds Staff, Services

FNB Innovates to Meet Community Needs

Unorthodox 50th Anniversary For Trumbull Mobile Meals

Soft Touch Furniture Adapts Its ‘Menu’

YSU Moves Forward in Year of Uncertainty

Cerberus Safety Products Opens to Provide PPE

Continuous Improvement, Growth at CMF

Sherman Creative Custom Brands PPE

Cerni Motors Rolls Ahead with Optimism

Valor Recovery Adds Virus Testing Site

Laurel Tech Prepares ‘Essential’ Graduates

Jacked Steakhouse Updates Dining Room

Ladies of the Dukes Keeps Sunday Dinner Tradition Alive

Iten Industries Builds ‘Imagineering Center’

Bodine Perry Responds To Pandemic Conditions

NECA-IBEW Electricians Make Safety First Priority

Potential Development Perseveres Through Virus

Aim Transportation Sees Rebound Lasting

Braydich Gives Back

MVCAP Awards $20K In Scholarships

Wedgewood Feeds Frontline Workers

Thompson Insurance Invests in Website

ServiceMaster by Lewis Sees Business Returning to Normal

CTW Tees Off More Expansion

Pandemic Reunites MicroForce Founders

Chase Agency Extends Its Growth Streak

New Dawn Design Gives Back to ACH

‘Full Steam Ahead’ At Bush Heating Under New Owner

$1B in Assets Under Management at W3

Service Network Sparks Growth at Enertech

Fyda Keeps Trucking Industry Moving

PNC Reaches Out to Customers, Community

Carney Plastics Fabricates Products to Halt Virus

Penn State Shenango Adds 4 In-Demand Majors

Oh Wow! Will Reopen With New Look, Exhibits

Central One Optical Sees Demand Up for Lenses

Sharpsville Container Plays Role in Combating Virus

717 Credit Union Reports ‘Strong Growth’

New Service Area Leads Growth at Cascade Auto

Gilbert’s Risk Solutions Launches Kismet PEO

Business Resource Network Facilitates Collaboration

BBB: Trust Has Never Been More Important

Buhl Foundation Provides Relief

Sweeney Embraces Future of Car Buying

Commentary: I Slept with My Toy Firetruck

Commentary: Reflections on Jan. 6

Growth Report 2021

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