Columbus 2020 serves as the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, working in partnership with state and local partners to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth.
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"Overall we're doing really fantastic," Columbus 2020 CEO Kenny McDonald said.
Kenny McDonald accepted the job as chief economic officer with Columbus 2020 because he recognized the area’s assets and the commitment to advance the region’s economic-development efforts. He also appreciated that the role came with a clear list of goals.
Surveys were sent to top executives throughout Central Ohio—inviting them to vote for CEO of the Year in each of the four categories and to answer questions about their expectations for the coming year.