Invest in Team NEO

Invest in Team NEO

Together, we can grow businesses, create jobs and build prosperity for everyone in the 14 counties of Northeast Ohio.

Join Us

Investing in Team NEO provides you an opportunity to engage in the important work being done to grow our regional economy.

Investor Benefits

Direct access to Northeast Ohio’s business leaders and government officials

We bring together business leaders, civic leaders, nonprofits and higher education to help inform our research and prioritize solutions to the challenges facing our regional economy.

Connectivity to other Team NEO investors and our corporate clients

Engagement with Team NEO allows your organization’s leaders to engage with their peers, discuss best practices, and prioritize solutions to regional economic challenges.

Introductions to new businesses moving into the Northeast Ohio region

Your investment in Team NEO helps build momentum for the Northeast Ohio region, and allows you to be among the first to connect and build relationships with new businesses moving into the region.

Networking opportunities at our invitation-only events throughout the year

When you engage with Team NEO, you strengthen your connection to the economic development network in the Northeast Ohio region and receive access to resources for continued growth.

Timely and relevant economic development information

Team NEO’s role is to see the big picture – to align and amplify the economic development work happening locally towards a shared goal: creating jobs and building prosperity for everyone in our communities. As an investor, you will be among the first to benefit from Team NEO’s insights.

Recognition on the Team NEO website and at all our signature events

Your investment in Team NEO increases the visibility of your organization’s efforts to be a changemaker – an organization who drives solutions to positively impact the Northeast Ohio Region.

A voice at business development, talent development and NEO RightSites councils

As an investor, you have the opportunity to participate in councils to help inform solutions to economic challenges our economy faces. You help drive success for the companies, communities, and individuals in the Northeast Ohio Region.

Team NEO Investments

We’re Making an impact.

Since 2018, Team NEO, JobsOhio, and the Northeast Ohio Economic Development Network have worked on more than 438 projects with companies that will generate:



New Jobs from Projects

$10.24 Billion

In Capital Investments
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$1.8 Billion

In Annual Payroll

Team NEO Investors Include

Since 2015, Team NEO, JobsOhio, and the Northeast Ohio Economic Development Network have worked on more than 583 projects with companies that will generate:

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“Falls & Co. believes it is the community’s responsibility to invest in Team NEO’s economic development. An investment in a region where we live and work, to accelerate change and support markets with talent, state-of-the-art developments, and advancements in manufacturing.”

– Rob Falls, President & CEO, Falls Co.


“AMHigley invests in the communities in which we build. We are driven by enhancing the communities that we live and work in.”

– Gareth D. Vaughan, President & CEO, The Albert M. Higley Co., LLC

Kent State

“Kent State University invests in Team NEO to strengthen the relationship between the universities and the business community of Northeast Ohio by creating pathways for our students and graduates to intern and ultimately be hired permanently within the region.”

– Todd Diacon, President, Kent State University

Investor Spotlight

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Gardiner Invests in Team NEO

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Schauer Group Invests in Team NEO

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Desmone Invests in Team NEO

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Verdantas Invests in Team NEO

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Terracon Consultants Invests in Team NEO

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S&T Bank Invests in Team NEO

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Geis Companies Invests in Team NEO

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The Davey Tree Expert Company Invests in Team NEO

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Avery Dennison Invests in Team NEO


Case Western Reserve University Invests in Team NEO

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Pleasant Valley Corporation Invests in Team NEO

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Involta Invests in Team NEO

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Cleveland State University Invests in Team NEO

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The Great Lakes Construction Co. Invests in Team NEO

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Dyke Yaxley Invests in Team NEO


CBRE Group Invests in Team NEO

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The Kleingers Group Invests in Team NEO

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP  Invests in Team NEO

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Frantz Ward Invests in Team NEO

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Goldfarb Weber Creative Media Invests in Team NEO

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Jones Day Invests in Team NEO

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Burns & McDonnell Invests in Team NEO

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OHM Advisors Invests in Team NEO


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AT&T Invests in Team NEO


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Meaden & Moore Invests in Team NEO

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Akron Children’s Hospital Invests in Team NEO

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The Akron-Canton Airport Invests in Team NEO

Dawn Southard

Dawn Southard

Vice President, Investor RelationsInvestor Relations, Team NEO

Invest in Northeast Ohio’s economic development.