Category: Op-Ed

Kershner: Dayton region secures the future of Honda

Date: November 28, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

View Article as Featured in Dayton Daily News After the $20 billion Intel FAB announcement earlier this year, we thought we had seen a once-in-a-lifetime economic investment that couldn’t be matched. However, Honda Manufacturing had other plans –...

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Kershner: Pilot Shortage Grounding Planes at DAY

Date: October 27, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

View Article as Featured in Dayton Daily News The Dayton region is blessed to have an international airport in our backyard that is the headquarters to PSA Airlines, a regional jet carrier for American Airlines. Dayton International Airport (DAY) serves ...

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Kershner: Dayton Matters In U.S. Senate race. It matters a lot

Date: September 26, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

View Article as Featured in Dayton Daily News   The leaves are starting to change, Oktoberfest was this weekend and businesses are finalizing budgets for 2023. But nothing says it’s fall in Ohio more than big money campaign ad buys, candidate m...

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Kershner: Change of Command Represents New Beginning at WPAFB

Date: August 29, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

View Article as Featured in Dayton Daily News The change of command at Wright Patterson Air Force Base comes at a time when connecting with the business community is vital.  Col. Patrick Miller is an accomplished leader that served as the 88th Air B...

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Kershner: Give young professionals chance to ditch desks

Date: July 11, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

As a Gen X leader in 2022, I remember the days when I was working hard to get face-time with the boss, prove myself to my peers, and taking on new projects that I had no clue how to manage.  I was also doing all this on a salary of $19,000. It wasn’t e...

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Kershner: Lobbying is a key to region’s business success

Date: May 31, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

The May primary elections are now behind us and everyone is gearing up for the state legislative primaries later this summer, then the Nov. 8 general elections. Coming out of the May primary elections two things are very clear: Ohio will have an expensive...

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Kershner: Region’s Economy Relies on the Brent Spence Bridge

Date: April 25, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

After years of collective advocating and Dayton-area logistics, distribution and manufacturing companies working side-by-side with partners in Ohio and Cincinnati, the fruits of our labor are here just in time for spring. Dayton area logistics companie...

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KEINATH: Immigrants will help Ohio businesses ride out the ‘Big Quit’

The Great Resignation is real. Working on the leadership team at the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, I speak with business owners every day who are finding it almost impossible to fill vacant positions. From frontline jobs to highly skilled and techn...

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Patience with stock market will be rewarded

Date: March 28, 2022 Category: Op-Ed

The stock market has given our business community and investors a bumpy ride so far this year. Inflation rates are nearing 8%, a near-record, and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is adding additional uncertainty. It’s no secret that watching i...

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Intel investment an opportunity for Dayton

Date: February 28, 2022 Category: Op-Ed Tags: , , ,

The Intel microchip semiconductor plant announcement in New Albany represents the largest single private sector investment in Ohio’s history. Every single one of us has been impacted by the low supply and high demand of semiconductor chip imports, and i...

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