Our Team

Client-Focused Dedication

At JobsOhio, we pride ourselves on client-focused service that exceeds expectations. Driven by experience and dedication to Ohio economic development, our team goes the extra mile for companies. Meet the JobsOhio team here to help you every step of the way as you invest and grow in Ohio.

Executive Team

With more than 200 years of combined experience at some of the world’s leading companies, JobsOhio’s executive team members are experts in Ohio’s growing industries. Our executive team leads key initiatives for business attraction, investment and job growth for Ohio.

John Minor
John Minor
President and Chief Investment Officer
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Kristi Clouse
Kristi Clouse
Executive Director of Operations
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Andrew Deye
Andrew Deye
Managing Director, Strategy, Business Development & Research
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Kevin Giangola
Kevin Giangola
Chief Financial Officer
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Ted Griffith
Managing Director
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Don Grubbs
Don Grubbs
General Counsel
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Valentina Isakina
Managing Director
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David Mustine
David Mustine
Senior Advisor
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Aaron Pitts
Senior Managing Director
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Glenn Richardson
Managing Director
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Dana A. Saucier, Jr.
Dana A. Saucier, Jr.
Senior Managing Director
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Kristi Tanner
Senior Managing Director
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Sector Directors

The JobsOhio sector directors are experts in their respective industries and partners to the JobsOhio managing directors in business development and industry advancement.

Karthik Avadhanula
Karthik Avadhanula
Director
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Jonathan Bridges
Director
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Matt Cybulski
Sector Director
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Terry Gore
Terry Gore
Director
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Severina Kraner
Director
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Joe Needham
Director
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Milind Paranjape
Director
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Tim Sweeney
Director
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Business Development Team

The JobsOhio business development team assists companies wanting to establish or expand business operations in Ohio.

Lee Crume
Lee Crume
Director, Global Business Development
Alina Harastasanu
Alina Harastasanu
Senior Manager, International Business Development
Justin Kocher
Justin Kocher
Senior Manager, International Business Development

International Business Development Team

The JobsOhio international business development team represents Ohio across the globe.

Dr. Joachim Arnold
Dr. Joachim Arnold
Managing Director, Europe
Brian Shaw
Brian Shaw
Managing Director, Asia
Guillaume Boissy
Guillaume Boissy
Director, France
Danilo Di Fonzo
Danilo Di Fonzo
Director, Italy
Vivian Ma
Vivian Ma
Business Development Manager, China
Mark Macauley
Mark Macauley
Director, UK
Michael Muench
Michael Muench
Director, Germany
Sara Schneider-Hamaï
Sara Schneider-Hamaï
Deputy Director, Europe
Nadja Sunter
Nadja Sunter
Business Development Manager, Europe
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Michelle Wang
Director, China
Erisa Yamamoto
Erisa Yamamoto
Business Development Manager, Japan

Project and Finance Team

This JobsOhio team assists companies navigate the wealth of resources in Ohio, as well as identify projects gaps and sources to assist in filling those gaps. The resources are vast and can include site identification, identifying Ohio talent and incentive programs including financing options.

Brandon Simmons
Todd Goldman
Director of Projects and Finance
Tony Ciambrone
Tony Ciambrone
Project Manager
Matt Deptola
Matt Deptola
Project Manager
Jason Dunkle
Jason Dunkle
Senior Project Manager
Diana Rife
Diana Rife
Revitalization Project Manager
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Project Manager
Joe Worboy
Paul Cook
Project Finance Manager
Hu Tu Lam
Payne Krahulec
Credit Analyst
Hu Tu Lam
Hue Tu Lam
Credit Analyst
Joe Worboy
Joe Worboy
Senior Project Finance Manager
Tracy Allen
Ron Rock
Director of Portfolio Management
Josie Barga
Josie Barga
Project Coordinator
Claire Cason
Claire Cason
Project Coordinator
Tyler Lash
Tyler Lash
Project Coordinator
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Eva Ruf
Project Coordinator
Kevin Watson
Kevin Watson
Project Coordinator
Brandon Simmons
Brandon Simmons
Director, Cleveland Area