Business notebook: 1/19



■ Nelson E. Shaffer has joined Citizens National Bank as market president and will run the newly opened Toledo Loan Production office.

■ Keith Russeau and Dave Serra have been promoted to principals at The Collaborative Inc., a Toledo design firm that includes architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and graphic designers. Mr. Russeau has been with the company since 2000, and Mr. Serra joined the firm in 2001. In addition, Matt Clarkson and Matt Pastula were promoted to associate.

■ Bob Stechschulte has been promoted to vice president of internal systems at Lima-based Wannemacher Total Logistics. Wannemacher has four Lima Distribution Centers locations, a Liquid Fill plant in Van Wert, and a Spray Drying facility in Upper Sandusky. Mr. Stechschulte has been with Wannemacher for 11 years, most recently as director of information technology.

Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements by email to or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Achievements” in the message field.


■ The Toledo Club Toastmasters will be meet at 7 a.m. Friday on the fifth floor of the Toledo Club. Guest are welcome to attend free of charge. Questions: Germano Bressan, 419-249-6309.

■ The Anthony Wayne Business Showcase will be held from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Anthony Wayne High School auxiliary gym. From noon until 2 p.m., there will be a B2B event featuring the “Taste of Anthony Wayne” luncheon. Registration for vendors are being accepted. Questions: Call the Waterville Chamber of Commerce at 419-878-5188.

■ The 2014 Home & Garden Spring Show will be held March 14-15 at the George M. Smart Athletic Center at Defiance College.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items by email to or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Calendar” in the message field.


Listings include organizations, headquarters, and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:

■ Friday-Sunday: The 40 Frame Game Bowling Tournament, Ramada Hotel, 150, regional.

■Friday-Sunday: Fraternal Order of Eagles Men’s State Bowling Tournament, Hampton/​Courtyard Rossford, 200, state.


■ A grand opening celebration will be held Monday at noon for The Next Sweet Thing, a bakery at 8252 Mayberry Square in Sylvania. Ten percent of the day’s proceeds will go to benefit Kelsie Cousino, a local 1-year-old with severe health problems.

Business Transitions, which include business moves and openings, should be sent by email to or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Transitions” in the message field.