Archive for July 2018

Class Notes: August 2018

’94  The Finest Sandy Calvert, was a sponsor and helped fundraise for Serenite’ and the Medina Recovery Center for the red carpet showing of ‘Knife Skills,’ an Academy Award nominated documentary about Edwins Restaurant and Culinary program for recovering addicts in Shaker Heights. Serenite’ in Medina is modeled after Edwins. ’96  The Brightest Jeff Holland,…

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Public Health National Center for Innovations Awards $75 Thousand in Grants to Test Replication of Universal Community Planning Tool in Health Departments

The Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), a division of the Public Health Accreditation Board, today announced it has awarded grants totaling $75 thousand to five public health departments to test the replication of the Universal Community Planning Tool (UCPT), a digital collaboration framework developed by Garrett County Health Department (GCHD) in Oakland, Maryland. Utilizing open-source technology, the UCPT…

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Philpott pulls out of China, plans for growth

AURORA, Ohio—A new Philpott Solutions Group is on the way, starting by shutting down operations in China and bringing them back to its new Aurora facility. “We’re getting out of China,” President and CEO Mike Baach said. “We’re bringing those jobs back.” Philpott, which has another facility in Brunswick, Ohio, also had a footprint near…

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Philpott Relocating Energy Services Division to Aurora

AURORA, OH (July 12, 2018) — Parent company, Philpott Solutions Group, announced today that it is moving its energy services subsidiary, Philpott Energy & Transportation Company, from West Virginia to its existing facility in Aurora, Ohio. Philpott Energy operates in the Marcellus and Utica shale gas basins primarily in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. According…

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Congress Calls on Philpott to Testify on Tax Reform Impact

BRUNSWICK, Ohio – May 2018 – Last week Philpott Rubber & Plastics CEO & President Michael Baach was interviewed in Washington, DC by the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy concerning Tax Reform and Small Businesses: Growing our Economy and Creating Jobs. Baach testified that “As a small business, Tax Reform is creating growth drivers for Philpott in…

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Dr. James Vaughn Chosen to Lead Philpott

BRUNSWICK, OH (June 7, 2018) —At its meeting earlier today, the Philpott Solutions Group Board of Directors elected Dr. James (Jim) Vaughn to be the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. At their annual meeting, also held today, Dr. Vaughn was also elected to the Philpott Board of Directors by the company’s shareholders. Dr. Vaughn…

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Philpott Earns Upgraded ISO Certification

BRUNSWICK, OH (June 21, 2018) — Earlier this week, Philpott’s quality system earned ISO 9001:2015 certification. This came after a comprehensive audit of each component of Philpott’s quality system documentation and processes by a highly-respected, third-party ISO consultant. According to Philpott Senior Vice President, Greg Stafford, who also led the team when Philpott was first…

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July Leading Edge

Welcome to the Leading Edge Newsletter! Junior Leadership Selects Class of Medina County High School Students This year, a record number of students applied to Junior Leadership Medina County. They didn’t do it because they were necessarily philanthropically motivated. Some did it because they saw an opportunity to learn more about Medina County. Some did…

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Welcome Junior Leadership Class of 2019!

“Are kids these days really interested in philanthropic programs?” Of course they aren’t. And neither would you be if I asked you if you wanted to join a philanthropic program. But if I asked you to join a program that offered you skills to enhance your own leadership capabilities, allowed you to examine how well…

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Leadership Medina County Moves to Lafayette Township

Nonprofit Launches 28th Year in New Location Medina, OH—The nonprofit Leadership Medina County is moving its Medina office on Medina Public Square to The University of Akron Medina, 6300 Technology Lane, Medina. An open house is being planned for the fall. Leadership Medina County agreed in June to lease two office spaces on the first floor of…

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