Manufacturer’s Recovery Readiness

This webinar is filled with vital information as we enter into economic recovery in the coming months. Ty Haines of Manufacturer Solutions and Jim Gray from JPG Advisors, both members of Gear Up for NEO Manufacturing Recovery, will discuss the following: how to enhance employee morale key financial issues you need to focus on now what your customers want and expect opportunities for improving your operations

To contact Ty Haines, President, Manufacturer Solutions, LLC email

To contact Jim Gray, President, JPG Advisors, LLC email

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Best Practices to Keep your Employees and Customers Safe

Tom Quade, Geauga Public Health Commissioner and Nathan Kelly, President and Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, share Ohio’s guidelines for maintaining and/or re-opening a business in terms of physical space. Nathan Kelly will discuss the Safe Six Readiness Workplace Essentials  and touch on their guide Recovery Readiness -A How to Guide for Re-opening Your Workplace . To view the recording click HERE.

Monday Meet Up Topic: Cash Flow Principles

Rob Simon and Ryan Dietrich from SharpCFO, a GGP Member business, spoke about finances and cash flow issues in the current economic climate. To view the recording click HERE.

Rebuilding Your Financial Plan for the Future

Featuring GGP Member – The WealthCare Group of Raymond James
This session will highlight the Secure Act as well as provisions of the CARES Act, relevant to retirement planning, contributions, distributions, and tax savings. To view the recording click HERE

Monday Meet Up Topic: Cyber Security

GGP had Travis Grundke from Ashton Technologies to talk with us about cyber security at our Monday Meet Up. Travis is an owner of Ashton Technologies, a GGP member since 2018.

We have all read the articles or have seen news stories about Zoombombers or hackers getting into emails and other programs. It seems as if this is the perfect storm for cyber breaches to occur as almost instantly we have deployed a large part of our workforce to work from home. Travis shared some ideas on what employers and employees can do to protect themselves. To view the recording click HERE.

Financial Resources for your Business 

Cathy Walsh & Allen Weaver from the Small Business Development Center at Lakeland Community College; Matt Nipper from Key Bank; and John Steigerwald, GGP Board Member, presented financial options for local businesses.

To view the recording click HERE.


Families First ~ FMLA Expansion and Paid Sick Leave

What Businesses Should Know
A brief synopsis of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  GGP Members Bonnie Troyer, HR Solutions & Strategies and Todd Hicks of Thrasher, Dinsmore, & Dolan explained elements of the Family First Law that have a direct impact on businesses.

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Technology – Infrastructure, Tools, and Advice for Working in a Remote World

Dan MacRaild, Just Add Tech & Nate Winne, Company 119 provided insights on infrastructure and software tools that can help your business be productive during this challenging time.
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COVID-19 Business Forum
Live Streamed on Monday, March 16, 2020  The recorded program is no longer available for viewing. 

The panel discussion along with Q&A centered around an update, special resources and information presented by Geauga County Public Health, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center and HR Strategies & Solutions.  

Each of the following professionals provided a brief update. 

Tom Quade, Geauga County Public Health District, Dr. Anthony Muni, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Bonnie Troyer, HR Strategies & Solutions. If you have any questions we did not answer please email us at