About Team NEO

Accelerating economic growth and job creation throughout the 14 counties of Northeast Ohio.

Regionalism and collaboration are at the heart of everything we do.

Building a more vibrant regional economy.

As the Northeast Ohio Region’s economic development partner, Team NEO accelerates the pace of growth and equity relating to business development outcomes throughout the 14 counties of Northeast Ohio.

We work with a strong, coordinated regional network to advance the Northeast Ohio Region toward a truly vibrant economy: one that is talented, equitable, innovative, resilient, competitive, and prosperous.

At Team NEO, we:

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Advance Regional Competitiveness

As the JobsOhio Network Partner, Team NEO aligns and amplifies local economic development efforts in Northeast Ohio’s 14 county region to create jobs and build a more robust economy.


Promote Northeast Ohio Together

Team NEO offers local partners a bigger, more powerful platform to share their successes, market their assets, and attract more investment.

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Drive Solutions with Data

Team NEO conducts research and data analysis to inform local conversations and influence solutions contributing to Northeast Ohio’s economic growth. We track the performance of the regional supply chain and business incentives to ensure employers have the tools they need to grow, attract talent, and thrive.

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Create Equitable Economic Growth

Team NEO works to increase access to jobs, education, and training for the region’s 4.3 million people, while building a more attractive investment environment for economic growth in Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and everywhere in between.

A Message From Team NEO CEO Bill Koehler

Team NEO remains committed to assisting economic development leaders, employers and the workforce throughout the 14 counties of Northeast Ohio.

In addition to providing resources for today, our team is looking forward to tomorrow as we align with our partners to create more opportunities for each of the 4.3 million residents of the Northeast Ohio Region to prosper and for more businesses to succeed in a sustainable and equitable economy.

Thank you,

Bill Koehler, CEO, Team NEO