April 17, 2012 •

Akron Young Professionals Network Gets New Founding Member

State and Federal Communications supports the next wave of young leadership.

Young Professionals NetworkState and Federal Communications is proud to be a founding member of the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network (YPN).

As a consistent supporter of the city of Akron and the economic growth of the region, State and Federal Communications is strengthening its commitment by becoming a part of the Chamber’s re-launch of this valuable program.

According to the chambers website, “The Greater Akron Chamber is committed to making an impact on the retention and attraction of talent in the greater Akron area. We believe that by connecting our region’s YPs to each other and to our community, we will be better able to accomplish that goal. The mission of the YPN is to attract and retain talent to the Greater Akron region by connecting the next generation of leaders to each other and to the community.”

The YPN hosts quarterly networking events as well as programs geared towards personal and professional development. By offering benefits available exclusively to YPN members and opportunities to take ownership in the community, the program will support a new crop of leaders and strengthen the economic development of the greater Akron area.

State and Federal Communications is proud to be a part of the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, and a founding member of the Young Professionals Network.

Jon Spontarelli is a member of the Young Professional Network and the primary contact from State and Federal Communications.

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March 16, 2012 •

Greater Akron Chamber Holds Annual Meeting

State and Federal Communications attends as Steve Marks was honored.

Greater Akron Chamber and State and Federal CommunicationsState and Federal Communications was proud to be a Gold Sponsor at the Greater Akron Chamber’s 105th Annual Meeting. The event gave the Greater Akron Chamber the opportunity to highlight the many ways it is working to promote growth, innovation, and cooperation in our region.

Steve Marks, Co-CEO of Main Street Gourmet and founder of the Akron Marathon, was the recipient of the H. Peter Burg Award.

Elizabeth Bartz, President and CEO of State and Federal Communications, is a member of the Greater Akron Chamber’s Board of Directors.

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September 16, 2011 •

Elizabeth Bartz Heading to Milwaukee with the Greater Akron Chamber

Group is looking for ideas for regional development

InterCityElizabeth Bartz, President and CEO of State and Federal Communications, will be attending the Greater Akron Chamber Inaugural InterCity Leadership Visit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Akron Chamber, she will be representing the business community.

The trip will be from September 18 – 22, with the aim of exchanging ideas and learning best practices for regional growth.

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September 12, 2011 •

Elizabeth Bartz Participating in Awards Ceremony

Greater Akron Chamber hosting ceremony tonight

30 for the FutureElizabeth Bartz, President and CEO of State and Federal Communications, will be announcing some of the recipients of the 2011 30 for the Future Awards.

The awards, hosted by the Greater Akron Chamber, recognize young professionals who have made extraordinary contributions in their industries and to greater Akron.

The dinner celebration and ceremony will be held tonight at the University of Akron’s Student Union Ballroom.

Here is a list of this year’s recipients.

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June 2, 2011 •

Elizabeth Bartz on Greater Akron Chamber Board of Directors

Chamber holds its 104th Annual Meeting.

Elizabeth BartzOn March 24, the Greater Akron Chamber held its 104th Annual Meeting and Elizabeth Bartz was reappointed for a second term on the Board of Directors.

Hundreds attended the grand event. Joe Kanfer, Chairman and CEO of GOJO Industries, was awarded the H. Peter Burg Award in recognition of his business and community leadership in Akron.

The evening’s festivities included a large-screen video presentation with testimonials from leaders of the Akron business community.

We enjoyed this segment featuring Elizabeth Bartz:

Video courtesy of the Greater Akron Chamber YouTube Channel.

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