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Ed Burghard

Ed Burghard

Ed Burghard is a retired 33-year Procter & Gamble Marketing Executive, and former CEO of the Ohio Business Development Coalition - the company responsible for branding Ohio from 2005 to 2011 (Ohio won the Site Selection Governor's Cup five times over that period). Ed is now CEO of The Burghard Group LLC and creator of the Strengthening Brand America Project, a fee web based educational resource to teach economic development professionals how to successfully reapply product and corporate branding to better market communities for capital investment. He is also a founding Board member of the Nemacolin Energy Institute, a 501 c(3) organization dedicated to catalyzing the creation of a national energy policy. Twitter: @edburghard

Articles Posted by Ed Burghard

Ethics in economic development

One of the topics I have a lot of passion for is ensuring a high standard of ethical behavior in business. In 2009, I became More...