Akron, Ohio (April 2017) – Grants totaling $70,000 to the Development Fund of the Western Reserve (“DFWR”) to support the Akron Community Revitalization Loan Fund are being provided by Paul Thomarios, Paul Testa, David Brennan, and the Development Finance Authority of Summit County. Paul Testa, CEO of Testa Companies, said he “is responding to the […]
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AKRON – Summit County Council has confirmed the appointment of Julie Wesel, CEO of Chemstress Consultant Company, to the Development Finance Authority of Summit County (DFA) Board of Directors. Chemstress is a full-service engineering and design service provider for industrial capital projects. Chemstress is proud of their Akron home, where they were founded in 1965. […]
Akron, Ohio (March 2017) – Akron Children’s Hospital and the FirstEnergy Corp announced their commitment to Akron through two $100,000 grants to the Development Fund of the Western Reserve (“DFWR”) to support the Akron Community Revitalization Loan Fund. DFWR is affiliated with the Development Finance Authority of Summit County. Bill Considine, President and CEO of […]
Akron, Ohio – A recent financial audit of Development Finance Authority of Summit County (DFA) by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report for 2014 and 2015. DFA’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award for 2014 and 2015. The Auditor of State Award is presented to […]
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Groundbreaking marks start of first new hotel in Akron since 1980.
DFA partners with Huron County Development Council (HCDC) to assist with Pepperidge Farm plant expansion.
DFA, City of Akron & University Square Investors II, LLC close financing for University Edge project.
DFA Jobs & Investment Fund (Bond Fund) Rating confirmed BBB+ with stable outlook.