Champions of Business and Innovation: Greater Springfield Launches Economic Development Portal

Monday, October 24, 2016

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SPRINGFIELD, OH – Using a team approach to business development, Greater Springfield collectively is organizing resources to promote business growth and innovation. The new website,, provides resources to grow the area’s workforce and promote available real estate for busineses.

Springfield, OH is the perfect sized community with a robust business community and cultural offerings. Education is a priority for the region with strong schools and community colleges and universities.  

The Greater Springfield website is easy to navigate and offers a comprehensive suite of resources for people exploring the area.  Under the Training and Development section visitors will find necessary resources to find the perfect job or to get the training needed to facilitate a career change.   

According to Aaron Brossoit, CEO of Golden Shovel, the Economic Gateway Portal provides Greater Springfield with the comprehensive online solution to reach potential new businesses and new residents.

“Greater Springfield has put together an impressive economic development portal that has the right resources available to attract a powerful workforce,” said Brossoit

Vice President of Economic Development, Horton Hobbs called out the strong partnerships and regional assets portrayed on the Greater Springfield website.  

“Our team approach to business development and strong partners provide an advantage to businesses looking to relocate in our area. We bring a wealth of experience to support companies seeking to grow,” said Hobbs.  

GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY is a Minnesota-based Web development firm specializing in online tools for economic and community development.  The Economic Gateway Web system includes an expandable and on-demand content management system (CMS) and a robust social media implementation strategy.


Horton Hobbs

Vice President of Economic Development

20 South Limestone Street, Suite 100

Springfield, OH 455502

(800) 325-8765

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