MORPC Announces Economic Development & Infrastructure Officer
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has announced Ted Geer as its economic development & infrastructure officer. In this position, Geer will be part of MORPC’s transportation & infrastructure development team and be responsible for guiding critical infrastructure projects that bolster economic development in Central Ohio.
The economic development & infrastructure officer assists MORPC-member governments and community organizations in advancing infrastructure and job-creation projects through programming, technical assistance and coordination of agency resources. In this position, Geer will regularly work with with economic development and infrastructure professionals to ensure that Central Ohio communities offer competitive infrastructure.
Geer is an accomplished urban and regional development professional with experience in public policy, public finance, economic development and government relations. He returned to Central Ohio after working in Philadelphia, Houston, and Washington.
Most recently, Geer established a Washington office for the Greater Houston Partnership, where he coordinated the Houston business community’s efforts to secure over $20 billion in federal funds for economic development and resilient infrastructure following Hurricane Harvey.
Geer began working at MORPC in late May.