The City of New Albany is pleased to announce that Michael Loges has accepted the newly created position of Economic Development Manager for the City of New Albany. In this position, he will be a part of the Community Development Department and proactively market the community to attract regional, state, national and international businesses to the community and New Albany’s International Business Park.
“Michael will be a great compliment to our development team,” said New Albany Director of Community Development Jennifer Chrysler. “His economic development experience is the right fit for where our community is in our development life cycle.”
Loges, a graduate of The Ohio State University, has nearly twelve years of government and economic development experience. Prior to accepting this new position with the City of New Albany, he worked for the Central Ohio Transit Authority as senior economic development project manager, as well as for the City of Columbus as a business development specialist and the State of Ohio as a special projects manager for the Ohio Development Services Agency.
“I am excited to join the extraordinarily talented team of professionals at the city of New Albany and build upon the community’s incredible investment successes,” Loges said. “Implementing the community’s recently updated Economic Development Plan will certainly be a focus of mine to ensure that New Albany remains a vibrant, competitive, and resilient community for existing and prospective employers and entrepreneurs.”