We are proud to announce that Patty Huddle will be joining the Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority team as the Vice President starting May 26th. Patty comes to us from One Columbus (formerly Columbus 2020), where she served as the Senior Vice President for over nine years, proactively engaging with businesses to develop and strengthen the Columbus Region and leading the “Prepared Communities Win” initiative. With more than 20 years in the economic development arena, she brings a wide range of experience, skills and knowledge to the Finance Authority.
“I have worked with Patty for much of my career, and she is very highly regarded by both the business and the economic development communities,” said Jean Carter Ryan, President of the Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority. “Patty has extensive experience managing and coaching team members and has led a number of critical economic development initiatives in the Columbus Region. I think she’s a great addition to our organization.”
Patty is involved in the economic development community through several organizations and associations, including the MidOhio Development Exchange, the Ohio Economic Development Association and the International Economic Development Council. She received her BS in Business Administration & International Business from The Ohio State University and received her Economic Development Finance Professional Certification.