Team NEO Hires Director of Business Development – Technology

Neil Singh to help advance regional technology development and adoption CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 30, 2019 – Team NEO has hired Neil Singh as Director of Business Development – Technology – a new role for the regional economic development organization as it increases efforts to help companies with emerging technology adoption that will impact both the[…]

Team NEO Names Dr. Jodi Berg As Chairwoman of its Board of Directors; Organization Also Appoints Glenn Richardson to Board

Vitamix President and CEO Is First Female Board Chair for Team NEO Cleveland, Ohio – May 13, 2019 – The board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) has appointed as chairwoman Dr. Jodi Berg, president and CEO of Vitamix. The organization also appointed Glenn Richardson, managing director, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation, JobsOhio,[…]

Team NEO Hires Vice President of Investor Relations

Clevelander Dawn Southard appointed to newly created role CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 14, 2019 – Team NEO has hired Dawn Southard as Vice President, Investor Relations — a new role for the business development organization. Southard, who built a 15-year reputation in Cleveland and spent the last four years in San Antonio, Texas has returned to Northeast[…]

Technology and Productivity Advancing Manufacturing

Economic development groups collaborate to reveal state of manufacturing in Northeast Ohio CLEVELAND, February 14, 2019 – MAGNET — The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network — and Team NEO released complementary documents at the 2019 State of Manufacturing event this morning: MAGNET’s Survey Results, presented by Purolator International, was a compilation of insights from 500[…]

Regional Collaboration Yields 6,300 New Jobs, Manufacturing Advances in 2018

Team NEO and economic development network achieve strong results CLEVELAND, February 6, 2019 – Team NEO, the region’s JobsOhio network partner for the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio, today reported on its 2018 performance, including 76 announced projects expected to generate 6,329 new jobs and $2.34 billion in capital investment for Northeast Ohio. “Collaborating with[…]

COTSWORKS Announces New R&D Center in Highland Heights, Ohio

Investment Supports Innovation in Aerospace Opto-Electronics HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – COTSWORKS, LLC, a designer and manufacturer of rugged optical components for the commercial aerospace, military, and industrial product markets announced it will build a new R&D facility in Highland Heights, Ohio. Ken Applebaum, CEO of COTSWORKS, stated that “a total of $4.1 million will be invested[…]

Team NEO Welcomes Fifth Third Bank Leader to Its Board of Directors

Joe DiRocco is a proven champion of Northeast Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio – December 18, 2018 — Joe DiRocco, regional president of Fifth Third Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO). He joins a group of regional business leaders dedicated to advancing Northeast Ohio’s economy. At Fifth Third[…]

Northeast Ohio Company to Double Footprint, Add 185 Positions

Growing family business expands in Strongsville CLEVELAND, Ohio, December 18, 2018 – Foundation Software, a fast-growing “Inc. 5000” company and family-owned national business, has announced plans to invest $9.5 million in expanding its presence in Strongsville. Foundation Software provides job cost accounting, project management and mobile software and services tailored to the construction industry. Founded[…]

Northeast Ohio to Add 20,700 Jobs Over the Next Five Years

Team NEO report explores occupation opportunities through 2023 CLEVELAND, OH – Northeast Ohio is projected to add 20,700 jobs across all occupations over the next five years, including 8,500 new healthcare openings for practitioners, and technical and healthcare support personnel. Additionally, more than 1 million replacement workers will be needed over the next five years,[…]