Jefferson County Port Authority Executive Director – Jefferson County, Ohio

Apr 24, 2020 | Jobs

The Jefferson County Port Authority is seeking an Executive Director.  Successful candidate must have experience in all facets of  executive leadership and management, and will be responsible for stimulating, facilitating, coordinating, and marketing economic development activities and forging productive relationships between public/private sector interests of Jefferson County and the Tri State area.  Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related  field and  3 – 5  years  professional  experience  in economic development (and/or business administration, government relations, or real estate development). Candidate must be a team player, energetic, well organized, self-motivated, willing to work non-traditional hours, willing to travel as needed, represent Jefferson County as the primary economic development contact, and able to work independently. Jefferson County Port Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP
Attn: Robert D’Anniballe, Jr., Esquire
200 Stanton Boulevard – Suite 100
Steubenville, OH 43952

(Please mark the envelope on the front in a manner that will reflect that you are responding to the advertisement for the Executive Director of the Jefferson County Port Authority.)

 

CLICK HERE for the Full Position Description

Capitalizing on rural corporate site location opportunities

Rural communities are prime targets for companies considering a corporate site location project. Rural areas in the U.S. cover 97 % of the nation’s land area but contain 19.3 % of the population who are more likely to own a single family home, are older and less likely to hold a bachelor’s degree or be in poverty than their urban counters.

read more

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.

read more