Bryce Sylvester

As the Senior Director of Site Strategies, Bryce Sylvester works with JobsOhio and community partners to sell the competitiveness of Northeast Ohio for business investment, resulting in job creation and an increase in capital investment in the region. He focuses on leading development and management of real estate projects for competitive investment. Bryce also supports Job Hub pilot projects and the site programs of JobsOhio and Team NEO. 

Before joining Team NEO, Bryce was the Director of Planning and Development for the city of Lakewood where he led economic, real estate and housing development strategies and projects for the city. In this role, Bryce oversaw development projects across the retail, office, residential, industrial and education sectors citywide, in addition to facilitating over $140M of proposed development in 2019. He played a role in leading key strategies for the city including work on business development, parks redevelopment, land acquisition, facilities planning and resiliency planning. 

Bryce holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Marketing from Baldwin-Wallace University. He also holds a Master of Urban Planning and Development from Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. Bryce earned a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in 2014 and is a Lean Ohio Boot Camp instructor at Cleveland State University. Bryce currently serves on the Cleveland State & Case Western Reserve Internet of Things Collaborative (IoTC), Public Sector Advisory Committee.