Nate Strum, Guest Columnist Published 8:52 a.m. ET April 21, 2019
Earlier this month, GROW Licking County hosted its 7th Annual Investor’s Breakfast and although highlighting the organization’s outstanding success (since 2012, over 5,300 jobs and over $2.2B invested in Licking County) was part of the story — it was not all of the story.
As part of the program, keynote speaker and Lt. Governor of Ohio, Jon Husted, spoke of the need for continued efforts to strengthen local workforce developments. In his remarks, the Lt. Governor noted that skills development, such as robotics, automated repair, and other modern skilled trades, are key drivers for Ohio’s growing economy. Moreover, the Lt. Governor highlighted the upcoming In-Demand Jobs Week, a statewide celebration of jobs, industries, and