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Daugherty Chooses Ohio for Software Development Center

The world-class facility will draw from Ohio’s deep pool of talent

Mon Dec 07 2020

Company Name: Daugherty Business Solutions (Daugherty)
Location: Columbus
Industry Sector: Technology
Company Profile: Founded in 1985, Daugherty operates nine business units with over 1,200 consultants across the country to help corporations understand how to strategically leverage technology to differentiate their business. Daugherty’s capabilities in areas including software engineering, data analytics, business analysis and delivery leadership make it a preferred strategic advisor and partner for the Fortune 500.
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Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: New location
  • Jobs Committed: 100
  • Capital Investment: $1 million

Company Need:

Daugherty Business Solutions (Daugherty) sought to establish a world-class Software Development Center in order to scale and evolve.

“The decision to expand our presence into the Columbus Region was a logical step in our business growth strategy. The area is rich with diverse talent from well-known, prestigious colleges and universities, as well as high-tech Fortune 500 companies.”
Ron Daugherty
CEO, Daugherty

Why Ohio?

Daugherty will establish its new Software Development Center in Central Ohio. The facility will support the company’s rapid growth, drawing from Ohio’s deep pool of talent to remain competitive and continue to scale.

Over 295k professionals are working in the technology industry in Ohio. Businesses that operate in Ohio can tap into a deep talent pool that delivers more quality,

more diversity and more affordability. Colleges and universities across the state partner with companies to provide internship, co-op, research and full-time opportunities, strengthening the next class of tech talent. Ohio is a top five state in number of Fortune 500 and 1000 companies.

The company’s Columbus operations will be virtual at first, with plans to select a permanent address for the Center pending COVID-19 developments. Daugherty’s investment will be used for training, IT, and future leasehold improvements.


One Columbus, JobsOhio, and the Ohio Development Services Agency