About Team Neo

Building a foundation for opportunity.

Team NEO builds partnerships among local organizations, businesses, higher education, and government, harnessing the collective might of our 14 counties to drive economic growth.

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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.

Team NEO provides big metropolitan areas, small towns, and economic development organizations data-driven insights, marketing assets, and more to make them more competitive in attracting and growing business. And, as the designated JobsOhio Network Partner for Northeast Ohio, Team NEO provides open communication and a connection to state-level resources.

NODE: Our Regional Economic Development Exchange

The Northeast Ohio Development Exchange (NODE) is an opportunity for public and private sector economic developers, public officials, collaborators, and leaders across industries in Ohio to meet on a regular basis. The Exchange is used to develop solid working relationships and share best practices while learning about assets in the region that can benefit the communities we represent.

NODE gathers monthly to different sites throughout the region. Additional programming during the year, such as webinars and special events, are conducted.

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JobsOhio exists to empower world-class corporations, entrepreneurs, and talented individuals to build their businesses and careers in Ohio. Their advocacy and investments in partnership with the State enable sustainable economic growth and a better quality of life for all Ohioans through the power and dignity of work.

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Become a NODE member

If you’re interested in joining NODE and would like more information, reach out to Nina Holliday, Team NEO’s Senior Director, Creative Services. Annual membership varies by entity and covers the cost of all quarterly events. Some events may require additional fees. Click the link below for more information.

Northeast Ohio’s Economic Development System

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Renee Ligon

Renee Ligon

Managing Director, Partnerships and Engagement

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