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An interview with Lisa Holly, President of Berea Moving & Storage and Wood-Lee International Art Handler Just how do you stay in business for over 50 years? Tune in to this podcast with our very own Lisa Holly who talks about the twists and turns of small business survival, how to master the art of […]
ERIN O’BRIEN In American Express‘s 2013 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, Ohio’s 259,600 companies helmed by women earn the state the ranking of ninth in the nation. Per the US Census Bureau, nearly 30,000 of those female-led firms are here in Cuyahoga County. While women gravitate to all sectors of the business community, there is something […]
When Ardella “Dell” Melton established Berea Moving & Storage in 1961, she didn’t anticipate that the company would one day serve high-profile clients including the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Orchestra and NASA. Dell was simply focused on starting a profitable business in a male-dominated industry. She enlisted […]
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Marcia Pledger, The Plain Dealer Lisa Holly and Woody Melton, president and vice president of Berea Moving & Storage, said their biggest mistake was not working on a succession plan sooner at their family-owned business. It took a tragedy for them to realize they were in over their heads. The Company: Berea Moving & Storage, […]