RUBY WINNER Cindy Freshwater, sales associate with Century 21 Teramana-Westling, recently received the ruby level Century 21 Masters Award, recognizing her as a top producer nationwide.
Ruby level status is awarded to agents who've met minimum sales production of $98,000 or 28 closed transaction sides within a calendar year.
A gold-plated lapel pin with ruby accent is awarded to the agent during the awards ceremony, in addition to a trophy and a personal invitation to a Century 21 Top Agent Retreat.
Dominic Teramana, Century 21 Teramana-Westling broker/owner, said Freshwater helps "to make clients more comfortable with the real estate transaction as they make what may be the most significant purchase of their lives."
Freshwater has had her Ohio real estate license for more than nine years and her West Virginia real estate license for six years.
She's been a multi-million dollar producer for eight years, a member of the Steubenville Board of Realtors & OAR Presidents Club for 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
She and her husband, Dave, have two children and make their home in Toronto.
Century 21 Teramana-Westling is a full-service brokerage. Located at 4120 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville, it specialize in residential and commercial properties.
JOINED: Mike George is the new director of athlete financial services at Cunningham & Associates, CPAs, in Chester, bringing with him more than a decade of financial planning experience working with high-net worth clients, including professional athletes, coaches, executives, broadcasters, models and musicians.
Glenn Cunningham, president of Cunningham & Associates, said George's experience "providing financial services to professional athletes and expertise operating in this niche marketplace carries over well to our executive-level clients."
George, a CPA, has more than 10 years of experience focusing on full-service wealth management and specialized tax service for athlete and entertainment professionals, with extensive experience and knowledge of the tax implications for professional athletes and their unique opportunities for tax savings from multi-state filings to state residency, corporate and charitable foundation filings.
Prior to joining Cunningham & Associates he was a director and financial adviser with International Management Group, the global pioneer in sports management.
He earned his bachelor's degree in finance from John Carroll University and a master's degree from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, and has lectured at Harvard Law School and the Weatherhead School of Management.
NEW MEMBER: Delores Wiggins has been appointed to the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission.
Wiggins, a Steubenville resident, will serve through 2015.
She is chairman of Steubenville's Civil Service Commission, vice president of the Hilltop Community Development Corp. and a member of the Jefferson County Community Action Council board of trustees, as well as the Martin Luther King Jr. Association. A member of Emmanuel Church of God & Christ, she has been minister of music for 65 years.