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Faces of Progress

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Candi Noble-Greathouse Enjoys Working With Community

ST. CLAIRSVILLE -- Candi Noble-Greathouse, marketing director for the Ohio Valley Mall, loves her job and the work it enables her to do in the community. Noble-Greathouse has worked in the mall’s marketing department for more than 20 years. Her career began just two days after graduating ...

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Wendy Anderson Connecting Businesses at St. Clairsville Chamber

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Wendy Anderson’s is a familiar face around the business community. As director of the St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce, she has been active in promoting the economy and encouraging ventures of entrepreneurs. Originally from Wheeling, she now lives in ...

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Barnesville Business Owner Susan Lapham Grateful for Support

BARNESVILLE -- Local business woman Susan Lapham is grateful for the continued support of those in the community and strives to pay it forward by helping local nonprofits, school programs and events that support residents. Lapham, the owner of Avenues of Barnesville and the Blue Moon Tavern, ...

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Scott Reager: Marshall Chamber Brings Community Together

MOUNDSVILLE – Businesses big and small benefit from their partnerships at the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce, according to executive director Scott Reager. Reager took the helm at the Chamber in May 2017, and under his lead, the chamber has moved to a “Chamber Without Boundaries” ...

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Kurt Zende Brings New Ideas To Wheeling Chamber

WHEELING – A little elbow grease and a lot of paint just might be what it takes to inspire a business district and bring in new customers and businesses, according to Kurt Zende, the new president of the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce. Zende previously served as an economic development ...

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John Ayers Creating Something Fun and Flavorful at Hanover Fuel Stop

John Ayers has some exciting plans for Hanover Fuel Stop in 2022. However, the hardest part of accomplishing those plans is getting products delivered. In 2021, Ayers expanded his business at the intersection of Ohio 7 and Hanover Street from 1,200 square foot to a whopping 5,000 square foot. ...

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Kim Loos Shutway: Art Runs in the Family

FLUSHING – Kim Loos Shutway comes from a family of artists. Her father was an artist. Her brother and sister both work in graphic design. By her own admission, though, Shutway “can’t draw a straight line to save” herself. So, it took her a little while longer in life to discover ...