Sam Brady, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP), was recently elected to a second term as an At-Large Director of the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA). The OEDA is the state’s professional association for economic and community development practitioners, offering networking and learning at annual events; professional development through the Ohio Economic Development Institute and Ohio Certified Economic Developer credential; nonpartisan advocacy on behalf of issues important to growing the state’s economy; and supporting the group’s 500-plus members and the communities they serve. For more information, visit