Our Team

Client-Focused Dedication

At JobsOhio, we pride ourselves on client-focused service that exceeds expectations. Driven by experience and dedication to Ohio economic development, our team goes the extra mile for companies. Meet the JobsOhio team here to help you every step of the way as you invest and grow in Ohio.

Executive Team

With more than 200 years of combined experience at some of the world’s leading companies, JobsOhio’s executive team members are experts in Ohio’s growing industries. Our executive team leads key initiatives for business attraction, investment and job growth for Ohio.

J.P. Nauseef
J.P. Nauseef
President and Chief Investment Officer
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Dana A. Saucier, Jr.
Dana A. Saucier, Jr.
Vice President & Head of Economic Development
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Kristi Clouse
Kristi Clouse
Executive Director of Operations
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Andrew Deye
Andrew Deye
Managing Director, Strategy, Business Development & Research
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Brian Faust
Brian Faust
Chief Financial Officer
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Ted Griffith
Ted Griffith
Managing Director
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Don Grubbs
Don Grubbs
General Counsel
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Valentina Isakina
Valentina Isakina
Managing Director
Financial Services, Select HQ
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Aaron Pitts
Aaron Pitts
Senior Managing Director
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Glenn Richardson
Glenn Richardson
Managing Director
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Terry Slaybaugh
Terry Slaybaugh
Managing Director
Economic Development Infrastructure
Kristi Tanner
Kristi Tanner
Senior Managing Director
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Sector Directors

The JobsOhio sector directors are experts in their respective industries and partners to the JobsOhio managing directors in business development and industry advancement.

Karthik Avadhanula
Karthik Avadhanula
Director
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Jonathan Bridges
Jonathan Bridges
Director
Automotive, Steel and White Goods
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Matt Cybulski
Matt Cybulski
Director
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Terry Gore
Terry Gore
Director
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Severina Kraner
Severina Kraner
Director
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Joe Needham
Joe Needham
Director
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Milind Paranjape
Milind Paranjape
Director
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Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney
Director
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Business Development Team

The JobsOhio business development team assists companies wanting to establish or expand business operations in Ohio.

Justin Kocher
Justin Kocher
Director, International Business Development
Alina Harastasanu
Alina Harastasanu
Senior Manager, International Business Development
Brendan Murray
Brendan Murray
Manager, North American Business Development

International Business Development Team

The JobsOhio international business development team represents Ohio across the globe.

Dr. Joachim Arnold
Dr. Joachim Arnold
Managing Director, Europe
Brian Shaw
Brian Shaw
Managing Director, Japan
Tingmei Deng
Tingmei Deng
Managing Director, China

Project and Finance Team

This JobsOhio team assists companies navigate the wealth of resources in Ohio, as well as identify projects gaps and sources to assist in filling those gaps. The resources are vast and can include site identification, identifying Ohio talent and incentive programs including financing options.

Jason Dunkle
Jason Dunkle
Director of Projects and Finance
Tony Ciambrone
Tony Ciambrone
Senior Project Manager
Matt Deptola
Matt Deptola
Senior Project Manager
Tyler Lash
Tyler Lash
Project Manager
Brodie Lepi
Brodie Lepi
Project Manager
Diana Rife
Diana Rife
Senior Project Manager, Revitalization
Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan
Project Manager
Elyse Salisbury
Elyse Salisbury
Project Manager
Paul Cook
Paul Cook
Project Finance Manager
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Senior Location Solutions Manager
Payne Krahulec
Payne Krahulec
Credit Analyst
Hue Tu Lam
Hue Tu Lam
Credit Analyst
Ron Rock
Ron Rock
Director of Portfolio Management
Josie Barga
Josie Barga
Project Coordinator
Aubrey Hauter
Aubrey Hauter
Project Coordinator
Frank LaRock
Frank LaRock
Project Coordinator
Kevin Watson
Kevin Watson
Project Coordinator
Grant Whipple
Grant Whipple
Project Coordinator
Hayley Bock
Hayley Bock
Project Coordinator, Cleveland Area