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About Us

The Economic Development Alliance of Southern Ohio (EDASO) is a private-public partnership powering jobs and investment to create community wealth for the benefit of all citizens of Southern Ohio.  EDASO formed as a nonprofit 501(c) 3 corporation in 2005 and set a goal to create 1500 quality jobs in the Southern Ohio area by the year 2010.

The Alliance staff, the city of Chillicothe, Ross County Board of Commissioners, Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce, the Ross County Community Improvement Corporation and 27 private investors work diligently to make a mark on the economic blueprint of Ross County.  Additionally, a 10-member Board of Directors, representing both public and private investor interests, oversee Alliance policy and planning operations.

The Alliance offices are housed in the Welcome Center at 45 E. Main St. in downtown Chillicothe. To reach the Alliance and CEO Christopher Manegold, call 740-772-5100.
He can also be reached by email at cmanegold@edaso.org.


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