Columbus, OH – Columbus 2020 has hired Justin Bickle as director, project management. Bickle will lead the Columbus 2020 project management team to help ensure that companies analyzing the Columbus Region are provided with comprehensive, accurate information in order to make their location decisions.
Bickle returns to Columbus 2020 after working with the organization from 2010 through 2013. He was instrumental in helping the Columbus Region win several significant projects during that time. Prior to rejoining Columbus 2020, Bickle gained valuable industry experience as project manager of corporate real estate with Exel and economic development specialist with Niagara Bottling, LLC.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Justin back to the team. His experience and customer focus will only accelerate our success in the Columbus Region,” said Kenny McDonald, chief economic officer, Columbus 2020.
Bickle earned a Master of Public Administration and International Affairs as well as a Bachelor of Arts in history from Bowling Green State University. A Newark native, he has given his time to the City of Gahanna Community Improvement Corporation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Columbus School of Business and Create Columbus Commission. He resides in Gahanna.