The Greater Lima Region, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt private non-profit corporation with a strategic focus to redevelop and revitalize the greater Lima, Ohio region.
Promoting community and economic development in the Region;
Overseeing projects and programs designed to strengthen and improve the Region;
Improving the economy of the Region by developing, attracting, expanding and retaining business, industrial, educational, cultural, civic, community and other enterprises in the Region;
Assisting with workforce development including by developing, attracting, expanding and retaining jobs for the people of the Region;
MISSION AND GOALS
Mission – Communities will work across boundaries to grow our region through business growth and capital investment.
Goal 1 – Grow employment in the Greater Lima Region by 22,000 jobs and provide the qualified regional workforce to fill those jobs.
Goal 2 – Be recognized and viewed as an ideal location for new businesses to locate and existing businesses to expand.
Goal 3 – Be recognized nationally as one of the most livable communities in the Midwest.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board Chair – Mike Swick, President/CEO, Lima Memorial Health Systems
Board Vice Chair – Dale Gisi, President, Mercy Health St. Rita’s
Secretary/Treasurer – Phil Buell, President/CEO, Superior Credit Union, Inc.
Barry Clark, CEO, Perry ProTECH
Dan DiBiasio, President, Ohio Northern University
Jeff Jarvis, President, University of Northwestern Ohio
Elia Lopez, Plant Manager, Procter & Gamble
Doug Olsson, VP/AIM Media Midwest, Publisher, Lima News
Todd Sutton, General Manager, Nutrien
AEDG Board Chair – Jim Bronder, Controller, University of Northwestern Ohio
Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce Board Chair – Lynn Carpenter, Executive Director, Lima Memorial Health System