Eight New Sites Receive Site Ohio Authentication

Jul 27, 2017 | News, Newsletter

JobsOhio and its regional partners announced eight Ohio sites have been SiteOhio authenticated. Ohio’s exclusive SiteOhio authentication process designates property within the state that have infrastructure and utilities already in place, avoiding incompatible use and ensuring the property can get to market faster.

“When a site is authenticated with the SiteOhio seal, it is guaranteed to be ready for development on day one, saving businesses time and money,” said JobsOhio Executive Director of Operations, Kristi Clouse. “Whether on a computer or a phone, essential information is readily available in one place for decision makers mapping out the future success of their business.”

The eight sites were located in the following seven counties:

  • Clark (2)
  • Crawford
  • Fayette
  • Highland
  • Hocking
  • Richland
  • Wood

Details for each of these sites can be found by clicking HERE.

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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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