Business Notebook: 5-19


■ Craig Curtis has been promoted to senior vice president of First Federal Bank. He has been with First Federal since 2003.

■ Tim Koehrman has been promoted to general manager of Jim White Lexus of Toledo.

■ Casey Gerber has been named service operations manager of Dunbar Mechanical Inc., a 77-year-old Toledo-based mechanical contractor.

■ Tim Alter, president of Rudolph/Libbe Inc., has been elected chair of the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges board of trustees. He has been a trustee since 2005.

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 Area Business to Business Expo will be held from 3-7 p.m. June 19 at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle. Ninety exhibitors and more than 800 visitors are expected. Admission is free with submission of your business card at check-in. The event is designed to offer business owners the opportunity to network, connect, and develop relationships. Advance registration is encouraged at

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 Forty Frame Game Bowling Tournament, Ramada Hotel Westgate, 150, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday: Shammy Burt Annual Handicap Bowling Tournament, Holiday Inn Express Oregon, 400, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday: Ohio State USBC Women's Bowling Tournament, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 300, state.

■ Friday-Sunday: Pacesetter Soccer Club Invitational Showcase, various properties, 5,000, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday: U.S. Junior Nationals — Memorial Day Challenge Basketball Tournament, various properties, 1,000, national.


■ McCormick Equipment Company Toledo Branch will hold a grand-opening celebration for its new 15,300-square-foot building from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on June 6. The building, at 7789 Ponderosa Rd. in Perrysburg, has office space, a training facility, and an interactive showroom.

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.