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Columbus 2020 Hires Amy Harman as Director of Marketing and Communications

July 18, 2018

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Columbus, OH – Columbus 2020, the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus

Region, has hired Amy Harman as director of marketing and communications.

Harman will be responsible for leading the strategy development, management and execution of Columbus 2020 marketing programs. A marketing veteran with more than 15 years of experience, Harman will work with the Columbus 2020 team to generate opportunities to serve growing companies and promote the Columbus Region’s position as a leading location for business investment.

Prior to joining Columbus 2020 Harman was an account director for Fahlgren Mortine, where for six years she managed and executed marketing and communications programs for a plethora of Columbus Region-based organizations, including Columbus 2020, City of Dublin, Columbus Regional Airport Authority and Columbia Gas of Ohio. She was an integral partner in the launch of Columbus 2020’s award-winning One of US campaign.

Before Fahlgren Mortine Harman was the Midwest account manager for Electronic Arts. She has worked with a diverse portfolio of clients during her tenure at marketing agencies Ryan Partnership and Marketing Works.

“We are thrilled to have Amy join Columbus 2020 to lead our marketing and communications program,” said Kenny McDonald, president and CEO, Columbus 2020. “Amy’s experience leading marketing campaigns and her deep knowledge of Columbus 2020 and our mission will be instrumental in our efforts to keep the Columbus Region top of mind as an ideal business destination.”


About Columbus 2020

As the economic development organization for the Columbus Region, Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across 11 Central Ohio counties. In 2010, hundreds of business and community leaders developed the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, and the Columbus Region is now experiencing the strongest decade of growth in its history. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at

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