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Columbus Partnership Announces New CEO for 2022

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Partnership Announces New CEO for 2022

Last week the Columbus Partnership announced a change in leadership for the first time in 13 years with the news that CEO and President Alex Fischer would be exiting his role at the start of next year. Fischer will transition into an advisor position with the organization while Kenny McDonald steps into the role as new […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Efforts Returning This Fall a High Probability

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Legalized Sports Betting Efforts Returning This Fall a High Probability

By Tyler Buchanan Ohioans will have to hold off from planning their next Buckeyes-Bengals-Browns parlay, but perhaps for not too much longer. Ohio lawmakers did not finalize a proposal on legal sports gambling before departing the Statehouse for a summer break. But it’s a sure bet they will take a close look at the issue upon […]

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Gordon Flesch Company Welcomes Employees Back In-Person

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Gordon Flesch Company Welcomes Employees Back In-Person

Office technology provider The Gordon Flesch Company was founded in Madison, Wisconsin in 1965 by Gordon Flesch, whose grandchildren are now at the helm. Mark Flesch’s father and two uncles were the second generation to run the company and are still involved. Today, he and his brother Patrick help oversee the business as COO and […]

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The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

The work of architects has an impact on our lives every day. But how does that work get done? This week, we’re talking architecture and development with the principal of architecture and design firm JBAD, Jonathan Barnes. We discussed how architecture firms work, the importance of relationships, the issues that should be kept in mind […]

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The Confluence Cast: Creative & Marketing Agency treetree

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Creative & Marketing Agency treetree

How will businesses pivot when things get “back to normal?” Becca Apfelstadt, the co-founder of creative and marketing agency treetree, has a couple of ideas. In this episode, we discuss how the firm got started at a time of change, how they are pivoting in this time of change, and the importance of culture and the role of the office in the impending new normal.

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Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business Celebrates 140 Years

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business Celebrates 140 Years

Founded by John T. Ward and his son William S. Ward, E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co. is reportedly the oldest African-American-owned business in the United States. John T. Ward was born in Virginia and came to Ohio in 1828. He eventually settled in the Reynoldsburg area, and became a conductor on the Underground Railroad […]

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New Office Building Proposed in Franklinton as Firm Branches Out

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Office Building Proposed in Franklinton as Firm Branches Out

TRIAD Architects has submitted plans to build a new two-story office building in Franklinton. If the plans are approved, the 24-year-old firm hopes to transfer its operations into the building, targeting the summer of 2022 for a move-in date. The East Franklinton Review Board got a first look at the proposal last month – voting […]

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