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JobsOhio Welcomes Lori Gillett as Newest Board Member

Thu Sep 09 2021

COLUMBUS – JobsOhio Board Chairman Robert C. Smith and JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef today released the below statements following Governor Mike DeWine’s appointment of Lori Gillett, CEO of Corna Kokosing Construction Company, to the JobsOhio Board of Directors. Gillett fills the vacated seat of Paul M. Kalmbach, whose term on the Board ended in July. “Lori brings our Board a unique perspective from her decades as a leader who created jobs as a successful leader of both a steel company and a construction company here in Ohio. Coupled with her experience on the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation Board, we look forward to Lori’s service on our board and providing input on how we can best build a strong economic future for the people of Ohio.” - Robert C. Smith, JobsOhio Board Chairman We’re excited to welcome Lori Gillett’s leadership and vision to the JobsOhio Board of Directors. Lori has not only spent years running a steel company, then growing a successful construction company, but also addressing the critical issue of building Ohio’s future workforce. We look forward to the experience and guidance Lori will bring to the Board as we work to capture a generational opportunity for Ohio. - J.P. Nauseef, JobsOhio President and CEO

 JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion. The organization also works to seed talent production in its targeted industries and to attract talent to Ohio through Find Your Ohio. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Dayton Development CoalitionOhio Southeast Economic DevelopmentOne ColumbusREDI CincinnatiRegional Growth Partnership and Team NEO. Learn more at Follow us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.


For more information, contact:

Matt Englehart, JobsOhio