Business Development Specialist

Jun 21, 2018 | Jobs

The Economic Development Division of the Columbus Department of Development seeks qualified candidates for the position of Business Development Specialist.  This position will assist in the coordination of economic development incentives and policies related to site redevelopment and real estate development driven public infrastructure projects.  Candidates should have excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to communicate effectively across a diverse spectrum of public and groups, and an interest in real estate development projects.  For more details and to respond to the posting, please visit:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/columbusoh

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AEP Names Wells Vice President, Sales, Economic and Business Development

American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) has promoted Timothy J. Wells to vice president, Sales, Economic and Business Development, effective Nov. 2, 2020. Wells replaces Mark James who retired last month.

Wells, 55, will lead AEP’s efforts to attract new commercial and industrial customers to its service territory and help existing customers take advantage of AEP’s growing menu of business consultation services. AEP has unique expertise in the energy field and has become a trusted energy advisor to many of its larger customers. Wells will be responsible for leading growth in services that fall outside of the distribution and transmission of electricity, in addition to helping communities bring new jobs to their local economies.

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