Insight from the experts.

JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.


No Matter Where You Locate in Ohio, You Can Get it There From Here

Air, land and water: Ohio's infrastructure has it all
Ted Griffith, JobsOhio Managing Director, Logistics & Distribution and Information Technology
August 25, 2016

Make it here and ship it anywhere. Ohio has an infrastructure that is almost too good to be true when it comes to logistics advantages. Unlike many other states, Ohio's logistics and distribution assets offer an omni-channel experience with a multitude of seamless and flexible choices at your fingertips.

Introducing the JobsOhio Research & Development Center Grant Program

R&D center grant will expand the breadth and strength of R&D in Ohio
Andrew Deye, JobsOhio Senior Director of Strategy
August 22, 2016

New R&D Center Grant Program offers $50 million of funding to help further innovation in JobsOhio's nine targeted industries. This new grant will help companies make strategic investments in new R&D Centers that support existing and emerging sectors. The grant program is accessible to middle-market companies, designed for for-profit companies and non-profit institutes, and focused on the future commercialization of these facilities.

Chairman Cao signing the first piece of glass produced in Ohio by Fuyao while State Rep. Niraj Antani looks on.

Fuyao Surpasses Expectations for U.S. Growth and Success in Ohio

Abandoned factory transformed into the world’s largest glass production facility
Jeff Hoagland, Dayton Development Coalition President and CEO
August 12, 2016

Fuyao Glass America benefits from Ohio’s talent, workforce training, partnerships and logistics advantage. In June 2016, the company announced plans to lease an additional 240,000 square feet, with 2 million square feet of operations. Employment at the site is expected to reach over 2,000.

Ohio's Presence at Farnborough International Airshow Pays Dividends for State's Aviation and Aerospace Industry

Ohio network shares Ohio's aerospace industry with the world
Glenn Richardson, JobsOhio Managing Director of Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace
August 8, 2016

The well-established aerospace ecosystem is the reason that Ohio is the number 1 supplier state to Boeing and Airbus, and consists of nearly 600 private companies employing 41,000 Ohioans. JobsOhio, REDI Cincinnati, Dayton Development Coalition and TechSolve spread the word about aerospace and aviation in Ohio with industry leaders at The Farnborough International Airshow, one of the top trade events for the global Aerospace and Aviation industry.

CEOs and Leaders Leverage RNC to Shine Spotlight on Policy Issues

Experts and executives weigh in on crucial elements of the U.S. economic, social and business environment.
August 3, 2016

Leading experts and executives in Ohio discussed public policy issues regarding energy, biohealth, the workforce pipeline and more at the 2016 Republican National Convention in July.

President Obama Recognizes Ohio’s Foreign Direct Investment Activities at SelectUSA

Ohio Earns National and International Attention at SelectUSA Investment Summit
July 5, 2016

The collaborative effort by many of our economic development teams in Ohio brings hundreds of jobs to our state. Ohio’s ability to attract foreign investors receives international and national recognition.