Manager, Economic Development & External Affairs
Toledo, Ohio
419-249-5230
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Hans is responsible for generating industrial growth in the Toledo Edison service territory. His initiatives include organizing information for business clients; assisting customers with engineering/electric service issues, rate analyses, and financial/tax incentives; building relationships with clients nationally and internationally; managing an international business assistance program for manufacturers and high value-added service customers in the service area, and strategic initiatives such as identifying new greenfield and brownfield properties for future development opportunities.  Hans is also the local government liaison for communities in the eastern portion of the Toledo Edison service territory and serves in that capacity for Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station.

Hans has nearly 25 years experience in the economic development profession.  Earlier in his career, he held positions with The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agriculture & Environmental Sciences and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. He is also past chairman of the Ohio Economic Development Council and the Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development Association.

Hans was an honors graduate of the University of Toledo with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geography and urban planning, with specializations in urban economic geography, quantitative research methods, and economic modeling. He is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.

 


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Last Modified: December 18, 2013