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Ohio Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Ohio Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

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Ohio Governor John R. Kasich

Ohio Governor John R. Kasich

  • Capital: Columbus
  • Population (2015 Est.): 11,613,423
  • Largest Cities (2015): Columbus, 850,106; Cleveland, 388,072; Cincinnati, 298,550; Toledo, 279,789; Akron, 197,542
  • Targeted Industries: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation, Automotive, Biohealth, Information Technology, Shale Energy & Petrochemicals, Financial Services, Food Processing, Logistics & Distribution
  • Key Incentives: Job Creation Tax Credit, JobsOhio Economic Development Grant, JobsOhio Growth Fund Loan, JobsOhio Research & Development Grant, JobsOhio Revitalization Program, JobsOhio Workforce Grant
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $608.1 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

  • JobsOhio

    John Minor
    President & Chief Investment Officer
    41 South High Street, Suite 1500
    Columbus, OH 43215
    P: 614-224-6446
    [email protected]
    www.jobs-ohio.com
  • Ohio Development Services Agency

    David Goodman
    Director
    77 South High Street, P.O. Box 1001
    Columbus, OH 43215
    P: 614-466-3379
    [email protected]
    www.development.ohio.gov
  • Ohio Economic Development Association

    Jennifer Tisone Price
    Executive Director
    17 South High Street, Suite 200
    Columbus, OH 43215
    P: 800-632-7763
    [email protected]
    www.ohioeda.com

Utility Listings

  • American Electric Power

    Tim Wells
    Economic Development Manager
    311 London Road
    Delaware, OH 43015
    P: 740-368-7139
    [email protected]
    www.aep.com
  • American Municipal Power, Inc.

    Robert DeWitt
    Director, Business Development
    1111 Schrock Road, Suite 100
    Columbus, OH 43229
    P: 614-540-0849
    [email protected]
    www.searchampsites.com
  • Duke Energy Ohio and Kentucky

    David O. Smith
    Director, OH/KY Economic Development
    P.O. Box 960
    Cincinnati, OH 45201
    P: 513-629-5931
    [email protected]
    www.locationcincinnatiusa.com
  • FirstEnergy Corp.

    Melissa Frank
    Senior Economic Development Executive
    1910 West Market Street
    Akron, OH 44313
    P: 330-436-4122
    [email protected]
    www.firstenergycorp.com
  • Ohio Electric Cooperatives

    Dennis Mingyar
    Director, Economic Development
    6677 Busch Boulevard
    Columbus, OH 43229
    P: 614-430-7876
    [email protected]
    ohioec.org

Regional Listings

  • Columbiana County Port Authority

    Penny Traina
    CEO
    1250 Saint George Street
    East Liverpool, OH 43920
    P: 330-386-9051
    [email protected]
    www.ccpa-ohioriver.com
  • Columbus 2020

    Kenny McDonald, CEcD
    Chief Economic Officer
    150 S. Front St., Suite 200
    Columbus, OH 43215
    P: 614-225-6060
    [email protected]
    columbusregion.com
  • Dayton Development Coalition

    Marty Hohenberger
    Vice President, Business Development
    40 North Main Street, Suite 900
    Dayton, OH 45423
    P: 937-229-9087
    [email protected]
    www.daytonregion.com
  • Findlay Hancock County Economic Development

    Tim Mayle
    Director
    123 East Main Cross Street
    Findlay, OH 45840
    P: 419-422-3313, ext. 115
    [email protected]
    www.findlayhancocked.com
  • Greater Akron Chamber

    Richard F. Rebadow
    Executive Vice President
    One Cascade Plaza, 17th Floor
    Akron, OH 44308
    P: 330-237-1217
    [email protected]
    www.greaterakronchamber.org
  • Greater Cleveland Partnership

    Shawn Davis
    Director, Business Development
    1240 Huron Road E, Suite 300
    Cleveland, OH 44115-1722
    P: 216-592-2324
    [email protected]
    www.gcpartnership.com
  • Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium (NEOTEC)

    Ron DeBarr
    President & CEO
    P.O. Box 5190
    Kent, OH 44242
    P: 330-672-4080
    [email protected]
    www.neotec.org
  • Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati

    Johnna Reeder
    President & CEO
    3 East Fourth Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202-3728
    P: 513-562-8474
    [email protected]
    www.redicincinnati.com
  • Team NEO

    Christine Nelson
    Vice President, Regional Business Development
    737 Bolivar Road, Suite 2000
    Cleveland, OH 44115
    P: 216-363-5414
    [email protected]
    www.clevelandplusbusiness.com

County Listings

  • Brown County Department of Economic Development

    Kelly Cole
    Director
    800 Mt. Orab Pike, Suite 131
    Georgetown, OH 45121
    P: 937-378-3536
    [email protected]
    www.browncountyohio.gov
  • Cambridge-Guernsey County Community Improvement Corporation

    Norm Blanchard
    Economic Development Director
    806 Cochran Avenue
    Cambridge, OH 43725
    P: 740-432-1881
    [email protected]
    www.cgccic.org
  • Carroll County Chamber of Commerce

    Amy Rutledge
    Director
    61 North Lisbon Street, P.O. Box 277
    Carrollton, OH
    P: 330-627-4811
    [email protected]
    www.carrollohchamber.com
  • Clinton County Port Authority

    Dan Evers
    Executive Director
    Wilmington Air Park, 1113 Airport Road
    Wilmington, OH 45177
    P: 937-655-7019
    [email protected]
    co.clinton.oh.us/business/clinton-county-port-authority/
  • Darke County Economic Development

    Melanie Nealeigh
    Office Manager
    537 South Broadway, Suite 201
    Greenville, OH 45331
    P: 937-548-3250
    [email protected]
    www.darkecounty.com
  • Defiance County Economic Development

    Jerry Hayes
    Executive Director
    1300 East Second Street, Suite 201
    Defiance, OH 43512
    P: 419-784-4471
    [email protected]
    www.defecon.com
  • Development Finance Authority of Summit County

    Christopher J. Burnham
    President
    47 North Main Street, Suite 407
    Akron, OH 44308
    P: 330-762–4776
    [email protected]
    www.developmentfinanceauthority.org
  • Erie County Economic Development Corporation

    Abbey Bemis
    Executive Director
    247 Columbus Avenue, Suite 126
    Sandusky, OH 44870
    P: 419-627-7791
    [email protected]
    www.eriecountyedc.org
  • Fulton County Economic Development Corporation

    Matt Gilroy
    Executive Director
    123 Courthouse Plaza, Suite 2
    Wauseon, OH 43567
    P: 419-337-9270
    [email protected]
    www.fcedc-ohio.com
  • Grow Licking County CIC

    Nathan Strum
    Economic Development Director
    50 West Locust Street
    Newark, OH 43055
    P: 740-345-9757, ext. 3
    [email protected]
    www.growlickingcounty.org
  • Hamilton County Development Company

    Barry Strum
    Senior Development Specialist
    1776 Mentor Avenue, Suite 100
    Cincinnati, OH 45212
    P: 513-458-2212
    [email protected]
    www.hcdc.com
  • Lorain County Community Development

    Ashley Scott
    Economic Development Specialist
    226 Middle Avenue
    Elyria, OH 44035
    P: 440-328-2329
    [email protected]
    www.lcgp.net
  • Lucas County Department of Planning & Development

    William Brennan
    Director of Economic Development
    1 Government Center, Suite 800
    Toledo, OH 43604-5815
    P: 419-213-6323
    [email protected]
    www.workreadylucascounty.com
  • Marion CAN DO!

    Gus Comstock
    Director
    222 West Center Street
    Marion, OH 43302
    P: 740-387-2267
    [email protected]
    www.marioncando.com
  • Preble County Development Partnership, Inc. (PCDP)

    Brenda Latanza
    Economic Development Director
    119 South Barron Street
    Eaton, OH 45320
    P: 937-456-2757
    [email protected]
    www.pcdp.net/
  • Union County Economic Development Partnership

    Eric S. Phillips
    Executive Director, Economic Development
    227 East 5th Street
    Marysville, OH 43040
    P: 937-642-6279
    [email protected]
    www.unioncounty.org
  • Wayne Economic Development Council

    Rod Crider, CEcD, CCE
    President
    542 E. Liberty St.
    Wooster, OH 44691
    P: 330-264-2411
    [email protected]
    www.waynecountyedc.com

City Listings

  • Ashland Area Council for Economic Development

    Kathryn Goon
    Executive Director
    1123 State Route 96
    Ashland, OH 44805
    P: 419-289-3200
    [email protected]
    www.ashlanded.com
  • Barberton Community Development Corporation

    Scott Wagner
    Executive Director
    139 East Tuscarawas Avenue
    Barberton, OH 44203
    P: 330-745-3070
    [email protected]
    www.bcdc.org
  • City of Columbus Department of Development

    Steven Schoeny
    Director of Development
    50 West Gay Street, 3rd Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215-2821
    P: 614-645-8585
    [email protected]
    www.development.columbus.gov
  • City of Dayton Office of Economic Development

    Mary Faulkner
    Senior Development Specialist
    101 West 3rd Street, Suite 430, P.O. Box 22
    Dayton, OH 45401-0022
    P: 937-333-3634
    [email protected]
    www.cityofdayton.org
  • City of Dublin Economic Development

    Colleen M. Gilger, CEcD
    Director of Economic Development
    5800 Shier Rings Road
    Dublin, OH 43016
    P: 614-410-4618
    [email protected]
    www.econdev.dublinohiousa.gov
  • City of Fairborn

    Rob Anderson
    Economic Development Director
    44 West Hebble Avenue
    Fairborn, OH 45324
    P: 937-754-3013
    [email protected]
    www.ci.fairborn.oh.us
  • City of Forest Park

    Paul Brehm
    Economic Development Director
    1201 West Kemper Road
    Forest Park, OH 45240
    P: 513-595-5207
    [email protected]
    www.forestpark.org
  • City of Hamilton

    Jody Gunderson
    Director of Economic Development
    345 High Street, Suite 780
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    P: 513-785-7070
    [email protected]
    www.hamiltonohiobusiness.com
  • City of Hudson

    James Stifler
    Economic Development Director
    115 Executive Parkway, Suite 400
    Hudson, OH 44236
    P: 330-342-1893
    [email protected]
    www.hudson.oh.us
  • City of Mason

    Michele Blair
    Economic Development Director
    6000 South Mason Montgomery Rd.
    Mason, OH 45040-3706
    P: 513-229-8510, ext. 1010
    [email protected]
    www.imaginemason.org
  • City of Medina Economic Development Office

    Kimberly Marshall
    Economic Development Director
    132 North Elmwood Avenue
    Medina, OH 44256
    P: 330-764-3319
    [email protected]
    www.medinaoh.org
  • City of Middletown Office of Economic Development

    Matt Eisenbraun
    Assistant Economic Development Director
    One Donham Plaza
    Middletown, OH 45042
    P: 513-705-1608
    [email protected]
    www.cityofmiddletown.org/ed/
  • City of Moraine

    Michael W. Davis
    Economic Development Director
    4200 Dryden Road
    Dayton, OH 45439
    P: 937-535-1034
    [email protected]
    www.ci.moraine.oh.us/index.php
  • City of Oberlin

    Carrie R. Handy
    Director of Planning & Development
    City Hall, 85 South Main Street
    Oberlin, OH 44074
    P: 440-775-7250
    [email protected]
    www.cityofoberlin.com
  • City of Stow

    Ken Trenner, AICP
    Economic Development Coordinator
    3760 Darrow Road
    Stow, OH 44224-4038
    P: 330-689-2810
    [email protected]
    www.stowbusiness.org
  • City of Strongsville

    Brent Painter
    Director of Economic Development
    16099 Foltz Parkway
    Strongsville, OH 44149
    P: 440-580-3118
    [email protected]
    www.strongsville.org
  • City of Youngstown

    T. Sharon Woodberry
    Director, Community Planning/Economic Development
    20 West Federal Street, Suite 602
    Youngstown, OH 44503
    P: 330-744-1708
    [email protected]
    www.cityofyoungstownoh.com
  • CityWide Development Corporation

    Janet White
    Housing & Economic Development Services Director
    8 North Main Street
    Dayton, OH 45402
    P: 937-853-2541
    [email protected]
    www.citywidedev.com
  • Columbus Chamber of Commerce

    Don DePerro
    President & CEO
    150 South Front Street, Suite 200
    Columbus, OH 43215
    P: 614-221-1321
    [email protected]
    www.columbus.org
  • Fairfield Economic Development Division

    Greg Kathman
    Economic Development Manager
    5350 Pleasant Avenue
    Fairfield, OH 45014
    P: 513-867-5345
    [email protected]
    www.fairfield-city.org
  • Grow Piqua Now

    Justin Sommer
    Executive Director
    326 North Main Street, P.O. Box 1142
    Piqua, OH 45356
    P: 937-778-8198
    [email protected]
    www.growpiquanow.org
  • Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council (WAEDC)

    Gregory Myers
    Executive Director
    30 East Auglaize Street, P.O. Box 1716
    Wapakoneta, OH 45895
    P: 877-258-9335
    [email protected]
    www.whywapakoneta.com
  • West Chester Development Council

    Vicki Lynn Eldridge
    Business Information & GIS Technology Manager
    9577 Beckett Road, Suite 100
    West Chester, OH 45069
    P: 513-759-7227
    [email protected]
    www.westchesterdevelopment.com
  • Xenia Development Department

    Steve Brodsky
    Development Director
    107 East Main Street
    Xenia, OH 45385
    P: 937-372-7943
    [email protected]
    www.explorexenia.com