Chelsey Pater had always dreamt of marrying a military man. She got her wish. Though her husband is now deployed, Chelsey knows they're never truly apart.
Clayton Scroggins Associates and Grear & Co., two of Cincinnati’s most trusted businesses, combined in 2014 into Cincinnati’s seventh largest accounting firm. How did they navigate the merger? And what is it like there now?
Making a purchase at Polished Pearl not only gets you a beautiful accessory, it also helps change the lives of girls – some as young as 10 years old – suffering in squalor and abandonment two continents away.
Western & Southern Financial Group's efforts to revitalize Lytle Park are just one aspect of a larger plan to make Cincinnati the finest city in the country. If you've been out downtown lately, you know its efforts are paying off in a big way.
Why is West Chester Hospital one of the fastest growing hospitals in America? According to its CEO, it's all about creating that proverbial "continuum of care." But what exactly is a "continuum of care"? We found out.
Adaptation is nothing new for The Children's Home. Now, it's looking to offer integrated, holistic services in an effort to adjust to a value-based, not volume-based, model of healthcare.
Last year, The Christ Hospital Health Network turned 125. As it looks to a healthcare industry in transition, the premiere institution hopes to continue its record of excellence.
The price of a college degree is incredibly high and high schoolers often graduate unprepared. There's both a preparation and an expectations gap. Now, Cincinnati Public Schools is doing something about it.
How do business owners get their employees to think about improving the business by themselves? How do they develop long-term goals? Most importantly, how do they avoid self-doubt?
Flipdaddy’s Brilliant Burgers and Craft Beer Bar is on a roll. It's focusing on freshness and using community resources while growing its brand around the region. Watch out, this delicious hole-in-the-wall burger joint could soon be a national sensation.
Check out tips from the experts at Mitchell's Salon to ensure you look your best on the big day!
Let's not kid ourselves, fellas. From wedding gifts to wedding bands to the engagement ring itself, jewelry is the most important part of a wedding. So save yourself the worry and head to Paolo.
We sat down with Clayton Connor, senior telecom consultant for ATC and 2015 Great Leaders Under 40 honoree to talk about what makes a successful leader and more. Check it out!
Are you getting the most out of your retirement plan? How would you know if you weren't? With so many changes in tax policy and asset values in the last five years, perhaps it could be time for a fresh perspective.
Annette Troescher wears many shoes. Wedding planner, friend, therapist, counselor: she's the go-to person for couples from engagement to "I do"
Collaboration, freedom and accountability can empower employees to become leaders within a business organization.
Every businessperson knows what it's like to get caught up in daily to-do list and be unable to focus on improving the business. Definity Partners knows what that's like too. And they want to help.
The Dragonfly Foundation has partnered with private firms to create a unique plan for its future facility, which will provide subsidized short-term housing for patients and families of patients enduring cancer and bone marrow transplants.
Roza Rojdev, PsyD of Xecutive Metrix sat down with LEAD Cincinnati to discuss what it means to be a masterful leader.
Cincinnati Ballet just concluded its production of ALICE (in Wonderland). A production of its size wouldn't be possible without the support of one of Cincinnati's finest organizations.
Bryan Hogan launched Afidence with his wife in 2010 with the goal to create a trusted leader in business and technology. Aileron helped get them there.
Both Bawe and Ashley had a special place in their hearts for New York City. When Bawe penned a letter to her, he knew that's where he had to give it to her.
Get an exclusive look at what's going on inside CincyTech, where Cincinnati's powerful startup accelerator is helping entrepreneurs succeed, building wealth in the region and cultivating an atmosphere of opportunity.
For newlyweds, buying a home can be stressful. Yet, that stress can be dramatically reduced if the new couple understands a few things about the process.
LEAD Cincinnati sat down with Dave Phillips, co-founder of Cincinnati Works and former CEO of Downtown Cincinnati Inc., for a discussion about his prolific accomplishments in Cincinnati and beyond.
Memorial Hall received received a keystone gift from the Annie W. & Elizabeth M. Anderson Foundation. The gift will significantly benefit the building's renovation project, which is a collaboration between Hamilton County, 3CDC and CMHS.
Jonathan Theders sees beyond the commoditized world of one-size-fits-all insurance. Welcome to a world where each industry, each company and each department is treated like the unique entity it is. Welcome to the world of risk management.
On February 11, 2015 at Memorial Hall, eight nonprofits took the stage to compete for $30,000 in unrestircted grants and scholarships at Fast Pitch. The event offered millennials a fast and fun opportunity to connect with philanthropies that help the community.
After 30 years in the wedding-planning industry, Sharon Forton has noticed that the core of most weddings remains traditional. The planning process, however, has changed. Now both sets of parents are involved.
Cincinnati Ballet's production of ALICE (in wonderland) is a colorful, exciting and refreshingly original take on the classic tale.
Jake Warm, CEO of JDL Warm Construction, talks the 2014 redevelopment of Mabley Place and puts it in the context of an increasingly revitalized local economy.
What does it take to be an accountant? More than you would think. According to Don Fritz, CPA and shareholder with VonLehman, accountants must understand technology, international finance and global politics to be able to serve their clients.
For 25 years Trio Bistro has consistently offered the very best food and service in a comfortable environment.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra rang in 2015 at Taken By Storm, a special event featuring Pops Conductor John Morris Russell and vocal sensation Storm Large!
Anne Chambers founded Red212 in 2001 with one mission in mind: to help brands grow by inspiring consumer engagement.
The sixth annual Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event took place February 1, 2015 at the Great American Ballpark Champions Club and succeeded in raising $203,000 to enhance Bipolar and Mood Disorders Research.
Megan Jones and her fiancé Sam met in high school, dated throughout college and got engaged one night over chocolate cake and champagne. They seem like soulmates.
Tracy Nichols, founder of PM/PC Direct, sat down with LEAD Cincinnati to discuss leadership, the importance of core values and what it means to "build your credentials."
Dave Phillips’ still-unfolding legacy of leadership is written across Cincinnati. LEAD Cincinnati profiles the indefatigable co-founder of Cincinnati Works and former CEO of Downtown Cincinnati Inc.
When Amanda Gilbert left for an all-girls weekend trip to Nashville, she had no idea what was in store. A secret plot, a surprising serenade, a joyful engagement: this one's got it all!
For more than 20 years, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has enthralled audiences with the Bard's famous plays. Now that they've performed every single one, they're primed for another 20 years of success. Check out a gallery of their neat posters after the break!
Greater Cincinnati has built its reputation as a hot-bed of entrepreneurial innovation by providing aspiring entrepreneurs with all the building blocks, infrastructure and support they need.
Virginia Blair beautifully recounts her experience with her fiancé, Justin Bostelman. Coming back to the states engaged and enthralled, Virginia says "I will never forget how he made me feel like a Queen."
What do you think when you think of a startup? Something new and glitzy and crowdsourced, right? Well, it turns out that a startup doesn't have to be that at all. In fact, it can be something as simple as a business that just wants to make pottery again.
Christa Dunlevy and Eddie McHale met in an unlikely place. For years they endured a long-term relationship but, after settling in Cincinnati, a holiday proposal turned the star-crossed couple into future bride and groom.
Life after military service can be challenging. Luckily, organizations like Veteran Kinnection are popping up with the goal of helping these service veterans transition into their communities.
After a two-year effort to return Memorial Hall to its original splendor, the historic building is gaining recognition as one of Cincinnati's most important treasures.
Leadership efforts at the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati are making nationwide ripples for both the MSD and its Executive Director James A. “Tony” Parrott.
A look inside the planning, sponsorship and motivation behind Cincinnati's biggest, and perhaps most important, February event.
The Cincinnati Art Museum, hailed worldwide upon its completion in 1886 as “The Art Palace of the West,” features more than 60,000 objects spanning 6,000 years. Check out links previous and current exhibits.
Bella Luna offers an ebullient atmosphere, rich and delicious food and a personality all its own. Check out our gallery after the break!
Probing questions during the client interview process, about both qualitative and quantitative data, help Wealth Dimensions advisors deepen their understanding of your needs.
Dr. D.P. Suresh at the St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute is battling the leading cause of death in the United States, heart disease. His resolve in doing so is contagious.
VonLehman, a Cincinnati-based CPA and advisory firm, has become specialized in areas where the city's businesses excel. That's helping it build partnerships with its clients.
Though attending a wedding isn't nearly as stressful as planning one, there's still the matter of gifts. No bride and groom want three of the same thing. A Bottle or Two has the perfect solution.