The Findlay·Hancock County Alliance is a unique combination of the best practices and focused efforts of some of our community’s greatest resources including the Findlay·Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, Findlay·Hancock County Economic Development and the Findlay·Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau. In fact, The Alliance is the centerpiece for private-public cooperation, a value that sets our community apart from all others.

“Driving growth and prosperity in the Findlay·Hancock County region.”

– Our Mission

Vision

We will have…
A value-driven organization that is financially viable and operates with a balanced budget.
Appropriate programming and services to support small-to-large size businesses.
A vibrant downtown and surrounding community.

We will do…
Drive new business development as an outgoing catalyst of economic development for the benefit of the residents of the region.
Focus on retaining and expanding existing businesses.
Foster a strong collaborative environment that combines the expertise and ingenuity of the public and private sector for the benefit of the residents of the region.
Put our community, investors, and visitors at the center of everything we do and create strategies to ensure that they have an exceptional place to live, work and play.

We will be…
Recognized as a preferred place to live, work and play.
A central resource for information and community to area businesses.
Involved in recognizing the Findlay·Hancock County community as a destination.

Values

Integrity: Be transparent and honest, and deliver on our commitments
Excellence: Meet and exceed targeted levels of performance
Collaboration: Collaborate within the organization and with other community partners
Empowerment: Create an environment that empowers employees to take initiative and give their best
Innovation: Be open to change and be willing to find new ways to fulfill our mission
Discipline: Be efficient and well-aligned in our organizational approach

Alliance Staff

John Haywood – President & CEO
John leads The Alliance to achieve its mission and vision through strategic leadership and expertise. The President operates in a high-profile role to strengthen and expand the strong alliances the organization has forged with key business, public, education, and allied leaders in the region.
Contact: 567-429-7075, jhaywood@FindlayHancockAlliance.com

Annette Sweat – Controller
Annette is responsible for all financial activities for The Alliance
and its divisions and affiliated programs.
Contact: 567-429-7080, asweat@FindlayHancockAlliance.com

Michelle Ladd – Office Coordinator
Michelle serves as the Alliance’s receptionist and assists those inquiring about the Findlay•Hancock County community.
Contact: 567-429-7024, mladd@FindlayHancockAlliance.com