Portage Development Board Celebrates Five Years of Success!

Jan 12, 2017

On October 6th, 2016 the Portage Development Board hosted its fifth anniversary party and awards ceremony, Locate. Stay. Grow. 2016. The event recognized a selection of projects PDB has worked on since its inception in 2011 and also its investors and resources partners that have all helped to make PDB a success.

Between 2011 and 2015, PDB and its partners have worked on 46 projects that brought over $364 million of new investment to Portage County. This investment will create and keep nearly 4,000 jobs in Portage County which represents an annual payroll in excess of $160 million.


              Port Authority Award: Left to Right- Dr. Jay Gershen, John Wray, Jack Kohl II

        Founders Award: Left to Right- Brad Ehrhart, Stephen Colecchi, Elizabeth Barry

Best All-Around Project: Left to Right- Elizabeth Barry, Kelly Daggett, Paul Geisel, Eric Uebelhor, Brad Ehrhart