Blog

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.

Made In America: Why Reshoring In Ohio Can Restore America’s Supply Chains

Made In America: Why Reshoring In Ohio Can Restore America’s Supply Chains

Charlie Rowell, Director, North American Business Development
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My Mission with JobsOhio

General Lester Lyles (USAF retired)
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10 years later, JobsOhio continues to move at the speed of business

William G. Batchelder
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JobsOhio Hiring Strategies and Associate Compensation

JobsOhio Hiring Strategies and Associate Compensation

In order to fulfill the mission of JobsOhio, you must have the right talent. JobsOhio has a team of highly accomplished business professionals with decades of combined experience—a team dedicated to the mission and who are responsible leading and driving results.
Sheila Aekins, Managing Director, Human Resources
General Lester L. Lyles, Board of Directors, Compensation & Workforce Committee Chair, Investment Committee
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In order to fulfill the mission of JobsOhio, you must have the right talent. JobsOhio has a team of highly accomplished business professionals with decades of combined experience—a team dedicated to the mission and who are responsible leading and driving results.

The Race to Close Ohio’s Digital Divide with Broadband

The Race to Close Ohio’s Digital Divide with Broadband

Ohio prioritizes investing in high-speed internet access
Andrew Deye, VP of Strategy, JobsOhio
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Reliable, high-speed internet access is now a necessity. As companies re-evaluate how their employees work and Ohio pursues innovation opportunities, the state is investing in broadband to bring high-speed internet to underserved Ohioans.

Ohio’s Tax Policy Promotes a Positive Business Climate

Low or no taxes in strategic areas key to growth of Ohio’s businesses
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Time and again Ohio is listed near the top of business-friendly states by key publications, which is why the Tax Foundation’s relatively low ranking for Ohio for 2021 stands out in stark contrast. By taking a closer look at the criteria and the weighted factors in the Tax Foundation’s methodology, some light is shed on the potential flaws in their analysis.