The Richland Community Development Group’s (RCDG) mission is to facilitate the entry of new business and industries into the community. The organization has been designated as the single point of contact for any new businesses interested in Richland County by the State of Ohio’s business attraction organization JobsOhio. RCDG responds to inquiries through the Ohio InSite database.
RCDG contracts Team NEO for global business attraction services. One of the most successful business attraction organizations in Ohio is Team NEO, and Richland County and Shelby are fortunate to part of Team NEO’s Cleveland Plus 18-county region.
The business leaders on RCDG’s board work professionally, quickly and responsively for new business attractions. The City of Shelby works closely with RCDG to promote retention and expansion of Shelby businesses as well as the attraction of businesses to the area.
RCDG stands ready to assist with site selection, to help businesses leverage state and local resources, facilitate workforce recruitment and training, and to link businesses with the professional community to ensure that the transition to our area is smooth and welcoming.