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Annual Report 2019
2019 was an exciting year of change for Ohio. As we watched our state grow and thrive, we turned our attention to three new strategic initiatives: talent, sites and innovation. These initiatives will continue to move Ohio forward in the next decade.
This report will give you a glimpse into the incredible potential for Ohio’s future—and how we’re helping to make that dream a reality.
Message from our leadership
“Collaboration is at the center of our success. Working with JobsOhio, we continue to build a world-class workforce with the skills necessary to propel the state’s economy forward.”
– Mike Dewine, Governor
– Jon Husted, Lt. Governor
“We believe that by working together, JobsOhio will achieve its true potential–and we are ready to partner with anyone who strives to live, work, invest, and achieve their American Dream!”
– Robert C. Smith, Chairman of the Board, JobsOhio
– J.P. Nauseef, President & CIO, JobsOhio
In 2019, JobsOhio saw its second-best year in terms of project volume and new payroll commitments, and its third-best year in terms of capital investment. After a record year in 2018, JobsOhio worked hard with new leadership to rebuild its pipeline of potential investment and drive results.
Over the last decade...
2019 Year-Over-Year Results
|New Jobs Payroll||$1.1 Billion||$1.3 Billion||$1.2 Billion|
|Capital Investment||$9.6 Billion||$9.6 Billion||$7.0 Billion|
2019 Targeted Industry Results
|Industries||Jobs Created||Capital Investment ($M)|
|Logistics and Distribution||5,145||$722|
|Information Services and Software||2,398||$488|
|Food Sciences and Agriculture||1,252||$680|
|Shale Energy and Petrochemicals||901||$2,982|
|Aerospace and Aviation||889||$256|
Business growth in Ohio