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THE CLEANING SERVICE IS EXPANDING: Brilliant Cleaning Service, 4845 Market St., Youngstown, has opened a new larger location with an expanded warehouse and offices.

Brilliant Cleaning Service is a commercial and residential cleaning service that opened in 2016 with three employees. Now it employs 26 people – 12 residential service cleaners and 14 commercial service cleaners.

Commercial cleaning services include general janitorial and day care duties, post-construction cleaning, electrostatic disinfectant spray services, commercial floor stripping and waxing, and general floor maintenance. Services are offered in health care and educational facilities, churches, apartment buildings and general offices.

RENEWAL OF THE INSURANCE COMPANY: James & Sons Insurance is renamed First Insurance Group, A Premier Financial Company.

The change, including the logo, took place on March 1. It corresponds to the recent name change of its holding company to Premier Financial Corporation and of its banking subsidiary to Premier Bank.

All customer policies and coverages remain in place and no customer action is required.

First Insurance Group is a full service insurance agency with 10 offices in Ohio.

ELLWOOD IS PART OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE WORKFORCE: Ellwood Aluminum in Hubbard is the first Trumbull County manufacturer to hire WorkAdvance for its recruiting needs, as it seeks to fill up to 15 positions. aluminum casting operator at $ 16 per hour.

Ellwood Aluminum serves customers worldwide in the aerospace, defense, transportation, construction and other industries with large diameter aluminum ingots and billets.

WorkAdvance, administered by the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and funded primarily by the federal grant, manages and covers the costs of recruiting, training and retaining candidates to ease the burden on employers.

He prepares these individuals through a paid five-week training program tailored to the specific requirements of Ellwood Aluminum’s position and provides a network of support and professional coaching after hire.

Interested applicants should visit www.workadvan and register for an information session.

TEEN WORKSHOP AVAILABLE: The Credit Union of Ohio will be hosting a free virtual workshop Wednesday at 6 p.m. to help teens learn the basics of building good financial habits.

The 60-minute workshop will cover topics to help teens achieve financial success, including how to manage a checking account, create a budget, and protect their identity. Families are encouraged to attend.

The workshop is open to the general public but prior registration is required on

Credit Union of Ohio serves state employees in all 88 counties of Ohio and throughout the community of Franklin, Fairfield, Cuyahoga and Trumbull and Mahoning counties.

New companies

HEALTH CARE SERVICE OPENED: Angels at Work Home Health, 1601 Motor Inn Drive, Girard, recently opened.

The company offers a team of care planners, schedulers and multiple helpers and provides home help, personal care and companionship services. Each helper has passed extensive background and reference checks. They also receive continuous training, both formal and informal, throughout the year, every year.

People on the move

REAL ESTATE AGENT JOINS BURGAN: Burgan Real Estate, a locally owned and operated residential brokerage house in the Mahoning Valley, added Realtor Dennis Gonatas as an agent.

Gonatas has been a Real Estate Agent and Certified Relocation Specialist for seven years. During this period, he has consistently topped the list of Mahoning Valley’s most successful real estate agents, winning President’s Club honors every year since 2015.

A native of Boardman, Dennis is a graduate of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and the Hondros School for Realtors.

AIM IS GROWING: Girard-based Aim Transportation Solutions has recruited two new brokerage agents to its freight brokerage department, Brandon Mellott and Joseph Siguenza.

Mellott holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Youngstown State University. His previous work experience in logistics also provided a better understanding of customer relationships, carrier relationships and negotiation strategies.

Siguenza, a Pennsylvania State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, has experience in LTL logistics, international shipping (air and ocean), shipping, full truck, and intermodal.

REAL ESTATE FIRM ADDS TO TEAM: Coldwell Banker EvenBay Real Estate has called on Bobbi Johnson, real estate agent, to join its team of real estate professionals.

Johnson received his real estate license in 2020 after completing courses in real estate through Hondros College. In addition to real estate, she holds a quality control position with a local embroidery company.

It will provide real estate services in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties.

BANK ADDS MORTGAGE SALES MANAGER: Consumers National Bank has added Rob Kelly as mortgage loan officer and sales manager for the south-eastern region of the bank.

He will focus on coordinating the bank’s efforts to provide mortgages to customers in the greater Youngstown area through the bank’s seven offices in Columbiana and Jefferson counties.

Kelly has 18 years of banking experience in branch management, wealth management and mortgage positions at local banks where he has also worked to improve the customer experience. In his most recent role, he was one of the top performing mortgage lenders in his area.

He lives in East Liverpool.

PROMOTIONAL PROMOTIONS: Premier Bank announced that Heather Dornon has recently been promoted to Branch Manager of the Lisbon office, 210 W. Lincoln Way

Dornon joined Premier Bank in 2012 as a Universal Banker in the Eastwood office, where she was responsible for opening new accounts and providing consumer loans.

In his new role, Dornon will manage the day-to-day operations of the branch and lead his team through training and coaching on the client and colleague experience, drive growth and represent the bank in the Lisbon community while developing business relationships. and key communities.

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