Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (Q3 2021)
Those looking to develop a career in technology are being drawn to Kentucky’s innovation ecosystem, with its support for entrepreneurs, as well as the state’s affordable cost of living and enviable quality of life.More
As the business environment continues to change post-pandemic, state and local incentive programs must continue to evolve in order to help companies mitigate risk and boost their return on investment.
Jonathan Samford, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Global Business Alliance (Q2 2021)
Area Development’s editor recently asked Jonathan Samford, Senior Vice President of External Affairs at the Global Business Alliance, about the importance of FDI to the U.S. economy and why U.S. workers — as well as U.S. supplier companies —
benefit from this investment.
Area Development’s editor recently asked PPG’s Tim Knavish — who is responsible for the architectural coatings business in USCA, EMEA, and Asia Pacific regions, the global automotive refinish business, the Latin America region, and the digital and information technology functions — about his company’s response to COVID and important operating concerns.More
Area Development recently asked Kylene Zenk — director of the Manufacturing Practice at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of HR services and workforce management solutions — for her input on recruiting and retaining a skilled workforce in the age of COVID-19.More
Rick Williams, Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Michelin North America, Inc. (Q4 2020)
Michelin’s Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics Rick Williams recently answered questions posted to him by Area Development’s editor about fulfilling a company’s workforce needs in these unprecedented times. More
Martha O'Mara, PhD. Principal, Place Strategy Partners, LLC (Q2 2020)
Martha O’Mara PhD. Principal, Place Strategy Partners, LLC, spoke with Area Development about how companies can diversify out of high-cost locations while still accessing talented labor pools after her presentation at our 2019 Houston Consultants Forum.More
Area Development interviewed Catalina Valencia, Founding Principal, Terrafinder Consulting, at the 2019 Area Development Women in Economic Development Forum in Chicago about the future of site selection for heavy industry.More
Matthew Mowell, Senior Economist, Oxford Economics (Q1 2020)
Many locations that saw economic contractions have been able to revitalize themselves by instituting pro-business policies, developing innovative workforces, and drawing the right industry mix — sprinkled with a little bit of luck!More