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Date: Friday, February 6, 2015
Director of Regional Business Development – JobsOhio
Stephanie works closely with companies and communities seeking support from JobsOhio for growth and job creation.
Stephanie most recently served as the Executive Director of the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of commerce. As an attorney, she worked for well-known local entities such as the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and she most recently practiced in the areas of business and tax law. In January of 2010, Governor Strickland appointed Stephanie to serve as a Commissioner on the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.
Stephanie Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar the same year. She received her bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University.
Vice President – Hicks Partners
Emily Turner is a Vice President for Hicks Partners, LLC. In this role, she serves as a lead economic development and business incentives consultant assisting client’s public grants, loans and tax incentives to help grow their businesses. Emily provides research and analysis for clients seeking business incentives, negotiates transactions, assists clients with financial assistance implementation, and helps public economic development departments enhance their effectiveness.
She also collaborates with our clients on Third Frontier grant proposals by offering project management proposal writing, editing and coaching through the Third Frontier process.
Emily is a graduate of Miami University. She is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council and a Certified Affordable Housing Professional by the Ohio CDC Association. As well, Turner serves on the Bexley Community Improvement Corporation.
11:30 - Networking
12:00 - Lunch
1:30 - Adjourn
The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio
(free parking at The Union Club - enter garage off E. 12th St.)
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