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VOICES: Workforce still top of mind for employers in 2024

Date: January 29, 2024 Category: Op-Ed

VIEW FULL ARTICLE IN THE DAYTON DAILY NEWS In many ways, the start of 2024 looks quite different for employers than the start of 2023. Last year began with widespread fear about an impending recession and a feeling that inflation would continue to...

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OP-ED | Growth in 2023 and Optimism for 2024

Date: January 3, 2024 Category: Op-Ed

View Article As Featured in Dayton Daily News This past year was an exciting time to be part of the Dayton area business community.  I was born and raised in Kettering, and I now live with my family in Clearcreek Township; I can honestly say ...

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OP-ED | Marijuana Law Impact on Business

Date: November 27, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

View Article As Featured in Dayton Daily News On November 7, 2023 Ohio voters approved an initiated statute that authorizes limited homegrown marijuana plants and the use of recreational marijuana for Ohioans 21 years of age and over with exceptio...

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Op-Ed | Government Shutdown Impact Runs Deep

Date: October 30, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

View Article As Featured in Dayton Daily News Business doesn’t have the option to not pass a financial budget and go on “strike.” Imagine if an internal disagreement at one of the Dayton area’s great companies forced them to not pass their...

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OP-ED | The Eyes of the World are on Dayton and Ohio

Date: September 25, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

View Article As Featured in Dayton Daily News On September 18th, Joby Aviation from Santa Cruz, California announced by 2025 they will build the first full scale aircraft manufacturing facility in Dayton since Orville and Wilbur Wright established...

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Empower Alumnae Series

Date: September 1, 2023 Category: Uncategorized

The Empower Alumnae Series allows graduates to continue developing their leadership strengths and values in a supportive space. Comprised of half-day sessions at Aileron, this series invites program alumnae to network across cohorts, participate in large...

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OP-ED | MBAC Elevates Minority Businesses

Date: August 28, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

VIEW ARTICLE AS FEATURED IN DAYTON DAILY NEWS Assisting minority businesses has been part of the fabric of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce for decades. In 2010, we formalized these services with the integration of the Minority Business Partner...

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OP-ED | Child care availability impacts Dayton area businesses

Date: July 24, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

VIEW ARTICLE AS FEATURED IN DAYTON DAILY NEWS Stress in your personal life can be directly correlated to stress in your professional life. This stress “levels up” when it involves your direct family and children. If employees are forced to cho...

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Op-Ed | Ohio businesses cannot stand for government overreach

Date: June 26, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

VIEW ARTICLE AS FEATURED IN DAYTON DAILY NEWS The implementation of government price controls has far-reaching consequences for all Americans, and is a severe overreach by the federal government. These concerns are compounded by recent provisions ...

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OP-ED | Kershner: R&D Tax Credit Essential for Dayton Businesses

Date: May 30, 2023 Category: Op-Ed

VIEW ARTICLE AS FEATURED IN DAYTON DAILY NEWS The legacy of the Dayton region is one of innovation, small businesses, entrepreneurs and exercising calculated business risks. This culture and environment was alive in the year 1900 and it has evolve...

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