(4-3-23) In collaboration with the Mercer County Economic Development Office, the 2023 Workforce Regional Summit is a thought-provoking event focusing on the region’s workforce opportunities. Leaders from the area will convene to hear about prospective ways to solve workforce challenges.

Area leaders from business, education, and the community are invited to attend. 

To register: Sign-Up FORM


James F. Dicke Hall
Wright State University–Lake Campus
7600 Lake Campus Dr. 
Celina, OH 45822


7:45 a.m.Check-In
8:15 a.m.Welcome Andrea Faber, Lake Campus Vice Provost & Chief Administrative Officer
8:30 a.m.Sue Edwards, Ph.D., President, Wright State University
8:45 a.m.Overview & Introductions Jared Ebbing, Mercer County Community & Economic Development Director
9:00 a.m.The Ohio Department of Higher Education

Randy Gardner, Chancellor
9:15 a.m.TechCred LuAnne Cooke
9:30 a.m.Good Jobs Challenge

West Central Ohio Manufacturing Partnerships
9:45 a.m.Networking & Social Break
10:15 a.m.BGSU Center for Regional Development

Nichole Fifer
10:35 a.m.Center for Innovative Food Technologies
10:45 a.m.ApprenticeOhio

Alex Cotton & Jeanette McClain
11:00 a.m.Panel Discussion
11:30 a.m.Jon Husted, Lieutenant Governor, State of Ohio