HW&Co. is proud to be named the official accounting partner of  Cleveland Business Journal’s  Middle Market Leadership Summit, where leaders from notable northeast Ohio Middle Market companies will be featured.

According to HW&Co. CEO Brandon Miller, “As the preferred service provider for for-profit and privately held businesses in Ohio, HW&Co., a Top 300 CPA Firm in the U.S. is excited to partner with Cleveland Business Journal in its Middle Market Leadership Nomination and Qualification process. For the last 30+ years, HW&Co. has advised successful businesses in the Middle Market sector and can identify companies that stand out from the rest and are the best in the region!”

American City Business Journals (publisher of Cleveland Business Journal and creator of the Middle Market Leadership Summit) believes this new list will click with northeast Ohio and businesses and is optimistic about the event and partnership with HW&Co.

“We’re thrilled to introduce the Cleveland Business Journal Middle Market Leadership Summit to the Northeast Ohio business community in 2021. We’re thankful and proud to be working closely with our official accounting partner HW&Co. on launching this inaugural event,” said Nick Fortine, Market President and Publisher of Columbus Business First, whose team has been driving advertising and event sponsorship sales for Cleveland Business Journal since its launch in May 2020.

Nominations are open until June 16th 2021. To be eligible for consideration to receive a Middle Market Leadership Award, a company must:

Be independent, for-profit and privately held.

Be headquartered in Northeast Ohio, specifically Cuyahoga, Lorain, Erie, Huron, Richland, Ashland, Wayne, Medina, Summit, Stark, Tuscarawas, Portage, Geauga, Lake, Ashtabula, Trumbull, Mahoning, or Columbiana county.

Have completed three full years of operations.

> Have revenue of at least $2 million in its most recent year.

Supply documentation of the past three years of company financials. (Must be IRS forms or financial statements from an authorized accounting firm.)

> Agree to have annual revenue figures published in Cleveland Business Journal.

HW&Co. is happy to announce the opening of nominations for this new award and we look forward to being part of the process to give local companies some well-deserved recognition.

Click Here to Nominate