Health care

Austintown native Perry Pogany has been named vice president of account management for WellPoint, Inc.’s national accounts business. He was previously vice president for the company’s auto and interplan national accounts. In his new role, Pogany is responsible for managing existing accounts and developing marketing strategies. He earned a bachelor’s of science and a master’s of business administration from Youngstown State University.


The Home Savings & Loan Company announced that Kevin Miller will join the company as vice president and deputy chief credit officer. Miller most recently served as senior credit analysis and underwriting manager of Charter One Bank’s Cleveland Center. Prior to that position, he was a sales associate and credit underwriter with Key Bank. He earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in business administration from Cardinal Stitch College.

Robert Crum has also joined Home Savings & Loan as a senior mortgage loan consultant in the Canton market area. Crum most recently served as a loan originator with Homeland Lending. His other previous positions include branch manager for Countrywide Home Loans and credit manager and loan officer for Charter One Bank. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Akron.


Shellie Sabel has been named development officer for The Potential Development Program, which serves children with developmental delays, behavioral disorders and autism spectrum disorder. Sabel previously served as development associate for the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown.

Ward J. “Tim” Timken Jr., has been elected vice chairman of Team Northeast Ohio’s Board of Trustees. Timken, a longtime Team NEO board member, is chairman of The Timken Company and previously served as president of the company’s steel group. He was recently appointed to serve on the U.S. Manufacturing Council, which advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to sector, competitiveness, and government policies and programs that affect U.S. manufacturers.