AG Releases Ohio Economic Development Manual; OEDA Proud Partner in Effort

Sep 22, 2017 | News, Newsletter

Mike DeWine.
Ohio Attorney General.

In conjunction with OEDA and economic development professionals from across the state, the Office of the Attorney General has created the Ohio Economic Development Manual to help current and prospective businesses, local governments, and economic development practitioners better understand the legal landscape of economic development in Ohio.

The guide is a unique and valuable resource for questions about the legal framework for economic development in Ohio.

Click HERE for more information and to download the most current version of the manual.

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.

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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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