Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority quietly backs high-profile projects

The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority has evolved under the leadership of Jean Carter Ryan.

Once a supporter of purely public projects, the economic development agency — owned by the city of Columbus and Franklin County — now also backs private neighborhood-anchoring developments, such as Rogue Fitness’ 600,000-square-foot factory in the long-struggling Milo-Grogan neighborhood of Columbus.

Ryan explains her agency’s mission and what it might do next….click here to read more: