2012 Business Magazine Issues


Longevity and Leadership
Area employers share their strategies for long-term success and the pivotal benchmarks that have enabled them to adapt, compete and evolve.


Long-Term Care Insurance
Loesel Schaaf insurance specialists explain why long-term care planning is one of the most critical needs for business executives and their families.


Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care owners Dianne and Bob Cunningham explain how the agency, which will mark its 10th anniversary this June, is making a difference by providing assistance and independence to those “aging in place.”


Marquette Savings Bank
Marquette’s executive management team shares how the “The Hometown Bank with the Hometown Touch” has grown strategically while helping to better serve the banking needs of businesses in Erie and Crawford counties.


5th Annual W.I.L.D. Conference
Women business leaders discuss the importance of mentoring, motivation and networking, in conjunction with the fifth annual W.I.L.D. Conference set for May 11 at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie.


2012 Annual Report
Election 2012: America at the Crossroads, 107th Annual Event Speakers Chris Wallace, Laura Ingraham, Dr. Charles Krauthammer and Dick Morris


6th Annual Roar on the Shore®
Business and community leaders explain why this annual bike rally is good for businesses and the Erie region by injecting tens of millions of dollars into the local economy.


Pennsylvania College of Technology
Learn how the Pennsylvania College of Technology, one of the nation’s premier technology colleges, located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is serving today’s work-force needs through its applied-technology baccalaureate and associate degrees and solid program of outreach.


Bonnell’s Auto Group
Learn how Scott Bonnell has spent the past 26 years building his auto body operation into one of northwest Pennsylvania’s largest and fastest-growing auto business empires, including Bonnell’s Collision Center, Auto Sales, Auto Glass, and Rod Shop.


Reddog Industries
Through numerous capital improvements and innovative manufacturing techniques, Reddog Industries is an example of reinvention at its best. Learn how the Hilbert family has transformed the Erie-based operation from a mere tool-and-die company to a world leader in the design and production of a vast array of tooling applications and specialized machining.


Wm. T. Spaeder Co.
Discover how the family owned William T. Spaeder Company in Erie, northwest Pennsylvania’s largest mechanical contracting firm, has expanded by embracing old-fashioned values and the attitude of being “best in business” by investing in its operation, training and technology.


2013 Economic Forecast
Four and half years after the recession’s peak, the United States is still not back to where it was in 2008. Economists James Kurre and Val Vlad address the long road to recovery in the year ahead.