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Glenn Jost named President/CEO of the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance

The Findlay•Hancock County Alliance board of directors has announced that Glenn Jost will serve as the organization’s President/CEO effective November 1, 2021. He follows John Haywood who recently retired in August.

Richard Kirk, Chairman of the Board, said, “We are fortunate to have Glenn accept this leadership role. Glenn is a seasoned executive as well as a servant-leader in the Findlay/Hancock County community for eight years. He served on The Alliance board from 2017-2018, and the Economic Development Advisory Board from 2015-2018. We’re committed to building upon The Alliance’s success and will do just that with Glenn’s leadership and support of the division directors.”

“I feel very fortunate in being chosen for this very important role in the community. One of my goals is to continue to facilitate strong partnerships between the private and public sectors, which have led to many successes over the past several years in the Findlay and Hancock County community. I am looking forward to working with The Alliance team on future projects and activities,” said Jost.

Ball Corporation brought Glenn and his family to the Findlay community in 2012 where he served as the Plant Manager for nearly seven years teaming up with 400 employees. Prior to coming to Findlay, he served as the Plant Manager for Ball Corporation in Ft. Worth (TX) leading a 170 workforce. In both locations, Glenn oversaw the operations including human resources, environmental and safety efforts. Both Findlay and Ft. Worth plants were awarded Quality Awards representing a workforce who were committed to advancing the organization’s missions. Additionally under Glenn’s leadership, the Findlay plant investment in excess of $200M in capital improvements. While in Ft. Worth, the plant underwent a $70M capital improvement effort.

The Findlay•Hancock County Alliance is a partnership bringing growth and prosperity to the Findlay/Hancock County community. Through a strong economic development focus, leadership programs, business building initiatives, and volunteer opportunities, The Alliance helps position its community among the best micropolitan communities in the United States. The Alliance is a blend of the area’s best resources including the Findlay•Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development Office, and the Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau.


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