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. Contact Hannah to register.

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

About HannahHannah Boblitt

Administrative Assistant


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.

Andy Newlove
Newlove Realty

First Vice-President
Mike Rywalski
Fifth Third

Second Vice-President
Troy Sonner
Poggemeyer Design Group

Industrial Representative
Jill Inkrott
Southeastern Container

Industrial Representative

Greg Kegler
Principle Business Enterprises

Industrial Representative

Dan Craig
Rosenboom Machine & Tool Inc.

At-Large Representative
Phil Simmons
Wood County Insurance Agency

At-Large Representative
Todd Ferrell
The Henry Co. Bank

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

Nate Spitler
Spitler Huffman, LLP

Immediate Past-President
Ben Otley
First Insurance