Jim Strachan has been promoted to vice president of operations of Marco's Franchising LLC, Toledo. He was director of franchise operations.
Ron Welty, owner of IntelliShop in Perrysburg, has been elected to the board of directors of the Mystery Shopping Providers Association, a trade group for firms that gather marketing data anonymously.
Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements to Business News Desk, The Blade, P.O. Box 921, Toledo, OH, 43697-0921. Write "Business Achievements" on the envelope.