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Dec 12, 2019 | Events, Newsletter

ACT TODAY FOR YOUR COMMUNITY’S
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUTURE

Open to all local elected officials, candidates, board members, volunteers and local development professionals.  Learn and be empowered to guide your community’s future locally.

 

Thursday, January 16, 2020
7:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Corporate College East
4400 Richmond Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

 

Please join the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA), Team NEO and Bricker & Eckler for an event focused on strengthening your community.

You will benefit from expert presentations, interactive discussions and unmatched networking at this half-day conference:

  • The How and Why of Local Strategic Plans
  • Prepared Communities Win: How Your Community Can Compete
  • Accessing Innovative Economic Development Tools & Resources

CLICK HERE to learn more and to Register Today!

 

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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