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The GCP offers a diverse range of services, expertise and connections to help our region’s companies grow and thrive. The Commission on Economic Inclusion is one of those resources.

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Joe Roman on WTAM

GCP President and CEO Joe Roman’s update on WTAM’s “Wills and Snyder” includes progress on preparations for the 2016 RNC, and the importance of passing Issue 4, the Cleveland schools and Issue 6, the Tri-C levy.

You'll also hear about changes ahead at Progressive Field to enhance the fan experience, and the redesign of Public Square where construction is slated to begin next month. Click to listen.

JobsOhio accelerating growth of middle-market companies

JobsOhio’s impact on middle-market companies during the first half of 2014 was discussed at the organization’s quarterly public meeting, and the results are impressive. They include: projects won (total 159): 54 percent were with middle-market companies; and jobs created in projects won (total 13,092), 48 percent were with middle-market companies.

GCP names new senior director for government advocacy

Alesha Washington has been named senior director of government advocacy for the Greater Cleveland Partnership. She will focus predominantly on state and local government relations activities on behalf of the GCP and its members.

Prior to joining GCP, Washington was senior director of advocacy, policy and research for Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, a leading community development intermediary responsible for investing in vibrant neighborhoods throughout the City of Cleveland.