Montrose Group Adds Wade Williams to Grow in Southwest Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

The Montrose Group, a national corporate site location, economic development consulting, and lobbying firm, today announced that senior economic development advisor and corporate site location consultant Wade Williams is joining the Montrose Group to launch an office in the Cincinnati marketplace that will serve Southwest Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. 

“Wade Williams will provide economic development consulting and corporate site location services to companies and communities based on his 20 years of experience and relationships serving Southwest Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.”  Stated David J. Robinson, Principal of the Montrose Group, LLC.  “The Montrose Group is excited to add a senior leader with two decades of experience and relationships like Wade to our team.”

Wade Williams 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 economic development organization in the Cincinnati region. Additionally, Wade’s previous experience includes ten years 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.

“I am honored to join the Montrose Group and spearhead our expansion into the dynamic markets of Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville, and the surrounding areas. With their vibrant communities and immense potential for high-wage job growth and capital investment, I am excited to leverage my experience and relationships to drive economic development and create opportunities for businesses and communities alike,” said Williams.

Wade Williams will serve as a Director of Economic Development and lead the Cincinnati, Ohio, office of the Montrose Group, LLC.  Wade will provide corporate site location, and project financing, advocate for entitlements and economic development incentives and serve as an advisor to regional economic development organizations in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and elsewhere. 

The Montrose Group is a national corporate site location consulting firm that represents clients for land use entitlements such as zoning and annexation, market research including economic, housing, industry, and workforce studies; project financing for site and infrastructure development; and negotiating economic development incentives based in Columbus, Ohio.