“Ohio To Work focuses on employers, existing service providers and displaced workers. Tri-C is excited to be a part of this workforce ecosystem, readying individuals for in-demand jobs that provide livable wages.”
—William Gary, EVP, Workforce, Community and Economic Development, Tri-C
"This is about Ohio coming together and working collaboratively to solve really difficult problems —things that for years have prevented the best talent from getting into industries where people are desperately needed like IT, health care and manufacturing."
—Ethan Karp, CEO, MAGNET
"Life has changed in unexpected and challenging ways. We're here for you whether you need to find another job right now, get your career back on track or even to take some time to reassess your plans and explore new training opportunities. We're joined together to offer a variety of services and support to meet your needs."
—Frank Brickner, Interim Executive Director/CEO, OhioMeansJobs Cleveland-Cuyahoga County
“COVID-19 has accelerated the need for job seekers and the underemployed to upskill and reskill in order to be competitive in this new normal. We believe that the Ohio To Work initiative is the type of workforce effort that allows us to address those barriers and provide job seekers with the training and development they need to access the jobs and careers necessary to support their family."
—Marsha A. Mockabee, President/CEO, Urban League of Greater Cleveland
"Now more than ever, we want to ensure every Ohioan has access to job and training opportunities. We're proud to partner with JobsOhio and other state and regional organizations on the Ohio To Work initiative."
—Lydia Mihalik, Director, Ohio Development Services Agency
"Team NEO believes that thriving, vibrant economies benefit from aligned, nimble and innovative economic development organizations focused on driving sustainable growth and prosperity. We are pleased to be part of this workforce initiative to help improve access to available jobs in the community at a time when our residents and displaced workers need assistance."
—Bill Koehler, CEO, Team NEO
"Our mission, focused on strengthening the community through the power of work, aligns perfectly with the goals for this initiative. We look forward to continue to help individuals connect to in-demand jobs or identify reskilling and training opportunities that prepare them for success with employers hiring in Cuyahoga County."
—Mark Trew, Vice President, Mission Services, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio