NORTHEAST OHIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXCHANGE

Oct 19, 2018 | Events

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)

Brecksville, OH

 

In partnership with NODE, Team NEO and business members from its Smart Devices cluster will be sharing with Northeast Ohio’s economic development network a primer on its Industrial IoT Roadmap work, the opportunity this technology has in store for Northeast Ohio, and ways to position this potential to companies in your communities. 

The morning agenda also includes leaders from Montrose Development Advisors to share its Ohio Competitiveness Report, an in-depth analysis of the state’s economy, suggests big economic development goals and public policy and economic development tactics that can help Ohio achieve those goals. 

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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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