Team NEO Event – NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow.

Apr 25, 2018 | News, Newsletter

Thursday, May 10, 4pm – 6pm
Registration is now open for the celebration.
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In 2017, the regional economic development partners across the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio worked together to achieve or exceed goals set by JobsOhio in four categories: projects completed, jobs created/committed, payroll added/committed and capital investment. Let’s keep the momentum going!

The celebration correlates with the International Economic Development Corporation’s National Economic Development Week, an opportunity to honor and celebrate economic development professionals.

The event will feature keynote Tim Timken, Chairman, CEO and President of TimkenSteel Corporation, who has been part of this regional revitalization from the beginning. He will share his insights into why Timken and the Timken Foundation believe in and support Team NEO and our entire network of partners in these vital efforts.

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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