David J. Robinson, Principal, Montrose Group


Dave Robinson provides corporate site location, economic development planning and lobbying consulting services for public and private sector clients based upon 30 years of experience. Priorto forming the Montrose Group, Mr. Robinson managed law firm government relations practices, was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, executive at Ameritech; senior staff for Columbus Mayor Greg Lashutka, and general counsel of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. He served as Adjunct Professor at the Ohio State University and is author of Economic Development from the State & Local Perspective, and The Energy Economy, published by Palgrave. Mr. Robinson has represented nearly 50 clients before the state of Ohio and local governments, substantial economic development strategy experience including co-researching and drafting the 30 economic development strategic plans and infrastructure and incentive strategies, and negotiated $150 M in local, state and federal financing for economic development projects through corporate site location and site development projects. Contact Dave Robinson at [email protected].

Nate Green, Managing Director of Economic Development, Montrose Group


Nate Green provides economic development planning and corporate site location services to companies and communities based upon 20 years of public and private sector economic development service, including with a major investment bank, JobsOhio, Ohio Department of Development, Pickaway Progress Partnership, and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority. Mr. Green served as a development finance consultant to the Van Wert Port Authority, Southern Ohio Port Authority, Lawrence County Port Authority, Superior Marine, and has successfully negotiated and closed over $1 billion in financing, has substantial economic development strategy experience including co-researching and drafting the 30 economic development strategic plans and infrastructure and incentive strategies, and advises local communities such as the city of Pataskala, Forest Park, Strongsville, Ohio on the day to day operation of their economic development programs. Contact Nate Green at [email protected].

Tim Biggam, Director of Government Relations, Montrose Group


Tim Biggam provides Ohio lobbying services to clients before local, state and federal government officials 15 years in state government.  Starting as an aide in the Ohio Senate, Mr. Biggam most recently served as the Legislative Director for Governor John R. Kasich serving as the top lobbyist for the administration and being engaged in all issues facing the state of Ohio that included tax, policy, budget and regulatory matters.  Mr. Biggam also worked on the national Presidential campaign of Governor Kasich, at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Transportation and Ohio Municipal League.  Tim represents over a dozen clients before the state of Ohio including Accenture, Bowling Green State University, Columbus Association for the Performing Arts, Ohio cities of Forest Park, Piqua and Strongsville, developers Flaherty and Collins Newark Development Partners, Madison County, Ohio, Bon Secours Mercy Health and leading charter school Performance Academies. Contact Tim Biggam at [email protected].

Wade Williams, Director of Economic Development, Montrose Group


Wade Williams provides economic development consulting and corporate site location services to companies and communities based on his 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Montrose Group, Wade was the Founder and Principal of the Economic Development Group, a regional economic development consulting firm focused on providing innovative consulting solutions for his clients. Wade has held leadership positions in various organizations, including serving as Vice President of Business Development at REDI Cincinnati, where he oversaw targeted attraction efforts domestically and internationally. He also spent a decade in a COO capacity with NKY Tri-ED, a three-county EDO in the Cincinnati region. Additionally, Wade’s previous experience includes over a decade of managing business operations and complex real-estate acquisitions within Duke Energy’s Ohio and Kentucky-Indiana operations. Wade’s work has been instrumental in generating over 600 leads, 380 projects, 18,500 jobs, and over 3 billion dollars in new capital investment for the Cincinnati region. Apart from his economic development expertise, Wade is an active community service advocate, having volunteered for numerous leadership and community boards across the Greater Cincinnati region. He is committed to making a positive impact in the communities he serves. Contact Wade Williams at [email protected].

Harrison Crume, Manager of Economic Development, Montrose Group

Harrison Crume serves clients based on his experience with research and development of economic development analysis. Harrison serves clients with economic development research and planning on housing, industrial site development, Transformational Mixed Use Districts, Downtown Redevelopment Districts, economic development incentives, and regional comprehensive economic development plans, and advises clients on economic development matters. Contact Harrison at [email protected] if he can assist you with any matter.

Ryan Scribner, Director of Economic Development, Montrose Group

Ryan Scribner provides corporate site location, economic development advisory, and planning services to companies and communities based upon 20 years of public and private sector economic development service, including as the leader of the regional economic development organization for Pickaway County, Ohio, as Pickaway County Administrator and public policy positions with the Ohio Board of Regents and Ohio General Assembly. Ryan has successfully negotiated and closed over $2 billion in large-scale industrial projects, developed a highly respected workforce development program, guided community economic development planning for cities, counties, and townships, and supported the development and operation of Joint Economic Development Districts, port authorities as well as Transportation Improvement Districts.  Mr. Scribner successfully attracted a global Italian manufacturing company to Ohio as part of a major foreign direct investment win. Ryan is serving companies with corporate site location projects, advises 10 counties in Eastern Ohio and 4 communities in Central Ohio for economic development advisory services, is coordinating housing studies for an Illinois community, and advising the operation of a county Transportation Improvement District.  Contact Ryan Scribner at [email protected]