Changes due to the pandemic have created a generational opportunity for Ohio to emerge a leader. JobsOhio is Ohio’s competitive advantage.
JobsOhio President and CEO, J.P. Nauseef discusses the organization’s unique economic development model while reflecting on the success of its first 10 years. Despite challenges caused by the pandemic, Ohio is emerging as a leader thanks to the competitive advantage of JobsOhio.
JobsOhio Announces Official 10-Year Results
COLUMBUS, OHIO – As it closes the accounting of its 10th Anniversary Year, JobsOhio – Ohio’s private economic development corporation – today announced the official results of its first decade of operations to drive job creation and new capital investment across the State. In the period from its founding in 2011 through 2020, JobsOhio executed more than 2,800 economic development project deals that attracted 500 new companies to the State and retained or expanded more than 2,100 existing Ohio businesses. The agreements with those private-sector employers generated and retained more than 800,000 jobs and secured more than $45 billion in payrolls that generate more than $1.35 billion in Ohio State Income Taxes annually.