Ohio on pace for record year for new jobs from JobsOhio initiatives, says CEO J.P. Nauseef

November 8, 2021

By Rick Stillion, the Daily Jeffersonian

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…JobsOhio plans to invest $50 million a year over the next four years that will serve as a catalyst to attract an additional $2.25 billion from other sources to develop a full portfolio of job-ready sites.

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Business and political leaders attending the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance’s recent fall meeting at Salt Fork Lodge in Cambridge heard how the state is facing a record-setting year for job creation and payroll through the initiatives of JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development corporation.

JobsOhio, now in its 10th year, set the previous record for new employment in 2018 with 27,000 jobs and $1.3 billion in new payroll connected to the organization’s work.

“We are already at 27,000 new jobs this year and we still have nearly all of November and all of December, traditionally two of the strongest months, still to go,” said JobsOhio President and Chief Executive Officer J.P. Nauseef. “I would expect we could have from 30,000 to 40,000 new jobs by the end of the year.

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