AKRON, Ohio – Sequoia Financial Group, LLC (Sequoia) has been recognized as a 2013 Cascade Capital Business Growth award winner. The award recognizes companies from a seven-county region that have achieved superior growth in sales or employment over the past five years.

“Our firm continues to grow because we are fortunate to work with great people who help us execute our vision for customer service,” says Tom Haught, president of Sequoia.

To be eligible for the Cascade Growth Award, companies must be located in Summit, Medina, Stark, Portage, Wayne, Ashland or Holmes counties. Companies must have seen an increase in sales by 100 percent or $5 million; or an increase in full-time employees, by 50 percent or 25 employees, over the past five years.