REDI Cincinnati hires director of investor relations with eye towards financial future

REDI Cincinnati has added Carrie Pastor as director of investor relations to its team of dedicated economic development professionals. In her new role, Pastor will cultivate relationships with new and existing REDI Cincinnati investors, help strengthen regional partnerships, and drive engagement to further the organization’s mission of aligning the region to compete globally.


Here’s how Greater Cincinnati answers the call for viable sites

In recent years, Greater Cincinnati has deployed teams like REDI Cincinnati to assist in bringing more and better corporate sites to market across all industries. In this article, find examples of diverse regional real estate, and learn what it takes to respond quickly to inquiries and meet the needs of growing comanies.


Ohio is watching Greater Cincinnati—and the view is good

When JobsOhio announced it would send its President J.P. Nauseef on a tour of Ohio’s six major regions, REDI Cincinnati mobilized with one main objective: Make sure he leaves Greater Cincinnati with a clear understanding of the three-state region’s unique position and potential, especially as it relates to talent and sites—the key drivers of economic success.


New study: Greater Cincinnati leads in global shift toward innovation districts

A new study from the Brookings Institution further validates our region as a leader in the rise of innovation districts, listing Cincinnati among only 20 U.S. markets and 100 cities worldwide at the forefront of “a new geography of innovation.”

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Meet the Team Behind the Mission: Q&A with Kim Harp

In a past life, Kim Harp was a cheerleader, which might explain her penchant for positivity, teamwork, and mission-driven spirit. Those qualities have never left her, and now she is championing some of the region’s most promising companies as the leader of REDI Cincinnati’s business retention and expansion (BR&E) program and keeping the team organized in her role as an internal project manager.


Meet the team behind the mission: Q&A with Gina Rittinger

REDI Cincinnati’s newest VP of Marketing and Strategic Communications has more than 20 years of experience as a leader, strategist, and advisor. But her experience isn’t strictly in the economic development space. She maintains deep ties in higher education and regional business — a fact that could be her greatest strength in this next professional chapter.

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Meet the team behind the mission: Q&A with Jake Hesseling

In its mission to recruit companies and grow jobs, the REDI Cincinnati team amplifies our region’s unique story to national and international audiences. This series flips the microphone for a look at what makes these passionate economic development professionals tick — and what they love most about living and working in Greater Cincinnati.


Ernst & Young study shows five-year economic impact totaling more than $31.5B

At its milestone five-year anniversary, REDI Cincinnati leaders released this study by Ernst & Young business management consultants showing direct, indirect, and induced economic impact from projects the organization worked to bring to Southwest Ohio from 2014-2018.