Team NEO Appoints Charter Communications Executive to Board of Directors

Connie Luck to bring more than 15 years of broad Government Affairs experience to economic development organization’s board

The board of directors of Team NEO has appointed Connie Luck, Regional Senior Director, Government Affairs – Charter Communications (Spectrum), as its newest member. Luck joins a group of Northeast Ohio business leaders focused on building a vibrant economy for the 18 counties of the Northeast Ohio Region.

Luck previously served as the deputy press secretary in the office of former Governor John Kasich and led government affairs efforts for JobsOhio. At Charter Communications, she is very engaged in economic development efforts throughout the state.

“Charter Communications provides strategic connections that support business retention, expansion and attraction work,” said Team NEO CEO Bill Koehler. “With her leadership skills and Charter’s commitment to economic development, she will be a significant contributor to our mission.”

Team NEO Board Chairwoman Jodi Berg, Ph.D., president and CEO of Vitamix added, “We welcome Connie to the board as she provides a voice for economic development across the region.”  

About Connie Luck

Connie Luck joined the Charter Communications government affairs team in 2017. As the Regional Senior Director of Government Affairs, Connie leads all state and local legislative and regulatory efforts in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Prior to joining Charter, Connie served as the communications director for a national political organization and a statewide gubernatorial campaign, and she also served as the deputy press secretary in the office of former Governor John Kasich. Beyond her work in politics and state government, Connie also led government affairs efforts for Ohio’s economic development organization, JobsOhio. Connie began her career at the National Federation of Independent Business (Ohio), where she supported legislative and member services efforts and managed the association’s political program. Connie is a graduate of The Ohio State University and lives in Upper Arlington with her husband, Adam.

About Team NEO

Team NEO is a private, nonprofit economic development organization accelerating business growth and job creation throughout the 18 counties of the Northeast Ohio Region. As the designated JobsOhio Network Partner, we align and amplify local economic development efforts in the region’s 18 counties; we conduct research and data analysis to inform local conversations and influence solutions; we market the Northeast Ohio Region; and we work to increase access to jobs, education and training for the region’s 4.3 million people. We do this to build a more vibrant regional economy –  one that is more talented, equitable, competitive, innovative, resilient and prosperous. For more information, visit