We are a public and private partnership, organized to promote the general welfare of the Bowling Green community.

Our office offers a wide range of business and area development activities, and works with closely with the City government, the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Bowling Green organization and other business groups, as well as with county and state government offices.

BGED Annual Report 2016


Bowling Green Economic Development Board of Trustees Meetings are held at the Wood County Hospital from 8:00 am to 9:00 am on the first Thursday of February, April, June, October and December. The August meeting is an exception and is scheduled later in the month to maximize summer attendance.

Join us at our annual Luncheon on Wednesday, April 18th at 11:30 am. Stone Ridge. Public is welcome. hboblitt(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)BowlingGreen-OH.com

2018 Trustees Meeting Schedule:

  • Thursday, February 1st
  • Thursday, April 5th
  • Thursday, June 7th
  • Thursday, August 16th
  • Thursday, October 4th
  • Thursday, December 6th

2018 Executive Board Meeting Schedule:

  • Thursday, January 25th
  • Thursday, February 22nd
  • Thursday, March 29th
  • Thursday, May 31st (No April meeting)
  • Thursday, June 28th
  • Thursday, August 30th (No July meeting)
  • Thursday, September 27th
  • Thursday, October 25th
  • Thursday, November 29th


Our experienced economic development professionals look forward to providing one-on-one assistance with your business relocation or expansion. BG’s Economic Development office has the skills, tools and relationships to provide extensive support to businesses of all sizes.

About Sue ClarkSue Clark

Executive Director
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About HannahHannah Boblitt

Administrative Assistant
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The Board of Trustees for Bowling Green Economic Development elects a volunteer Executive Board yearly.  These leaders are responsible for the direction of BGED and the economic development of the City of Bowling Green.

Benjamin Otley
Benjamin Otley First Insurance Group

First Vice-President
Andy Newlove
Newlove Realty

Second Vice-President
Mike Rywalski
Fifth Third Bank

Industrial Representative
Jill Inkrott
Southeastern Container

Industrial Representative

Sandy McCarthy
Milligan Workshops

Industrial Representative

Dan Craig
Rosenboom Machine & Tool Inc.

At-Large Representative
Phil Simmons
Wood County Insurance Agency

At-Large Representative
Troy Sonner
Poggemeyer Design Group

At-Large Representative
Phil Rudolph, Jr.
Rudolph/Libbe Inc.

Nate Spitler
Spitler Huffman, LLP

Immediate Past-President
William Culbertson
Signature Bank