Rick Platt is President and CEO of the Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority and a member of the JobsOhio Board of Directors.  Rick is one of Ohio’s most experienced and successful economic development professionals as is the first local economic development professional appointed to the state development board.  In his discussion with John Damschroder Rick reveals the success factors that have combined to fuel prosperity in the communities he serves.
As Newspapers across the state including the Toledo Blade make cuts to staff and print production schedules, John Damschroder takes a look at the state of the newspaper industry with retired Ohio Newspaper Association President and Executive...
International Economic Development Council President & CEO Jeff Finkle talks with John Damschroder about the issues impacting business prosperity across the globe and how Northwest Ohio communities can compete effectively for attraction and retention of jobs....
Dr. Amy Klinger, founder of the Educators School Safety Network discusses the increase in threats and incidents in schools with In Focus host John Damschroder.  Dr. Klinger shares the keys to responding and preventing school safety issues...