For Ohio to compete for businesses, employment opportunities and residents in the years to come, innovation must be more than an ingredient of the state’s economic development efforts; it must be the driver.
What is the future of renewable energy technologies, such as wind and solar, in Ohio? Amidst the range of arguments and policy debates ever in front of the state’s legislature and policy making bodies, what strategies are forthcoming, and how does that impact the energy generation mix?
In January 2016, shortly after it was announced that Valspar would be purchased by Sherwin Williams, Valspar revealed that it would close its operation in Medina as part of the purchase agreement. This closing put nearly 100 employees out of work on April 30, 2016.
Lucious Plant is the director of talent acquisition for the Dayton Development Coalition, an economic development agency in Dayton. He also serves as a corporate retention specialist and revitalization project manager for the organization. Through his 25-year career, Plant has assisted new and native businesses in maintaining their workforce and expanding to larger audiences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today Ohio Statewide Development Corporation (OSDC) announced Michael Kinninger has been hired as its new Executive Director. Effective August 31, long-time Executive Director Dianne Allen will retire after 18 years in the role. Kinninger had previously served as a Loan Officer for OSDC.