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Division of Jobs & Commerce ~ Glenda Bumgarner, Deputy Director
"Aligning transportation investments and strategies with the needs of Ohio's businesses and workers."

Project Examples








673 Jobs Impacted — A major employment district was in need of roadway improvements to serve 8 growing manufacturers within the industrial corridor.

“Working with the newly created Office of Jobs and Commerce has truly been a positive experience.  The staff have been extremely helpful, responsive and have created beneficial and pragmatic results for our community.”

   – Kimberly Rice, Economic Development Director, City of Medina

50 Jobs Impacted — To avoid costly docking delays that would have negatively impacted port-area businesses, Jobs & Commerce partnered with the Toledo Port Authority to accelerate crucial dock improvements.

“The Office of Jobs and Commerce understood the economic impact this waterway provides to the state’s businesses and helped us to remain structurally viable.”

    - Joseph Cappel, Director Cargo Development  

568 Jobs Impacted — GE, one of Ohio’s largest employers, needed a local rural route modernized to accommodate transport of mega-sized aviation equipment.

“ODOT’s Jobs and Commerce team partnered with Adams County to resolve our local and state issues regarding our road project. This project was stalled for over 3 years and is now moving forward with the help we received from the J & C team.”

    - Holly Johnson, Adams County Economic Development Director

110 Jobs Impacted — The City needed a roadway extension to support construction of Bob Evans’ new truck maintenance facility.

“The Jobs & Commerce team responded in unprecedented time and helped to deliver an innovative solution to meet the company’s aggressive timeline.”

    - Tom Franzen, Springfield Economic Development Administrator