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JobsOhio Network

One Firm. One State.

The JobsOhio Regional network is comprised of six economic development partners and the key to the state's success. Each region’s unique strengths, perspective, and experience come together to strategically serve companies.

Southeast Region
Mike Jacoby, President and CEO

Ohio Southeast is geographically the largest and newest region within the JobsOhio Network, serving 25 counties in southeastern Ohio. The region boasts an exceptional logistical infrastructure that includes road, river and rail, a traditional work ethic, deep history of manufacturing and documented skilled labor surplus. OhioSE advocates for business development by partnering with JobsOhio, their counties and others, promoting attraction, retention and expansion efforts throughout.

Central Region
Kenny McDonald, President and CEO

Central location, educated workforce, and economic diversity. The thriving state capitol and surrounding central Ohio counties has the highest growth rate in the state. Learn about its ambitious economic strategy.

Western Region
Jeff Hoagland, President and CEO

Explore the possibilities in the western section of Ohio, where you’ll find a thriving tech sector, easy access to transportation and an enviably low cost of living in Dayton, Springfield and neighboring cities.

Southwest Region
Kimm Lauterbach, President and CEO

A progressive region in Southwest Ohio that is recognized as a global business center with 10 Fortune 500 companies, more than 400 foreign-owned firms and great accessibility to customers and suppliers across the world.

Northwest Region
Dean Monske, President and CEO

Representing northwest Ohio and advocating for business development in Toledo and surrounding cities. Easy access to Great Lakes seaports, major interstates, and one of the busiest cargo airports in the U.S.

Northeast Region
Bill Koehler, Chief Executive Officer

Team NEO is accelerating business growth and job creation throughout the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio, including Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown and surrounding communities. We work to generate more jobs faster for more people, retain existing jobs, create a more inclusive workforce, and attract new investment to build a more robust and equitable regional economy.

JobsOhio in partnership with these six economic development organizations works to attract and grow domestic and international business partners and connect them to the thriving industries that operate in each of these regions, the advantageous infrastructure that Ohio has to offer and the unparalleled workforce that make companies successful. This Ohio economic development association, spearheaded by JobsOhio, works together to fulfill this mission and increase economic development initiatives that help Ohio thrive.