Executive Director – The Community Improvement Corporation of Henry County Ohio

Mar 24, 2021 | Jobs

The Community Improvement Corporation of Henry County Ohio seeks a dynamic leader responsible for developing, directing and administering the economic development functions for Henry County Ohio. The Executive Director is to enhance the economic vitality of the county through the implementation and oversight of programs and initiatives that will attract new businesses and encourage expansion and retention of existing businesses, in order to promote a sustainable economic base within the County.   Must have the ability to communicate effectively to groups and individuals, engineers, contractors, developers, legal, businesses, and the general public. Must have the ability to establish good working relationships with other organizations and economic development practitioners within Northwest Ohio.  A Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, urban planning, economics, finance or related field is preferred. Three years of professional experience managing an economic development program or equivalent experience is preferred.  Resumes will be accepted until April 9, 2021;  Resumes should be sent to: Kim Schumm at  kimschumm.ks@gmail.com – Personnel Chairman or mailed to: 104 East Washington Street, Suite 301, Napoleon, Ohio 43545.     https://henrycountyed.com/       EOE      

In Memoriam – The Life of Dan Evers

I first met Dan in the fall of 2016.  I had moved to Central Ohio over the late holiday season in 2015 to begin serving as the new Director of GROW Licking County CIC, Dan’s former role.  I was immediately struck by many in the community who worried that I would “not be enough,” that the “shoes were too big,” and that “Dan was larger than life.”  And they were right. 

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OEDA 2022 Annual Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development.  Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized statewide!

A panel of judges will evaluate the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below.  Award winners will be announced in conjunction with the 2022 OEDA Annual Summit, being held October 3-6 at the Exchange at Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio. 

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