1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Executive Rooms A & B
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
As a major banking and insurance center, Ohio is home to many industry leaders including JP Morgan Chase, Huntington BancShares, KeyCorp, American Financial and others. Ohio's professional and financial services industry includes the corporate and divisional headquarters of business, financial and insurance companies, including the headquarters of 23 Fortune 500 companies. Ohio saw an inflation-adjusted 25.5% net growth in the financial services industry from 2001 to 2009. The state employs more than 175,018 professionals at more than 3,960 financial services companies with an average wage of $69,790 (JobsOhio). Six insurance carriers with headquarters in Ohio made Fortune's list of the 1,000 largest American companies for 2010. (JobsOhio) In addition, more than 17% of secondary career-technical students are in the business and finance career fields.
Attend this session to:
- Discover the number of high-skill, high-wage and high-demand financial services jobs in Ohio.
- Hear more from businesses in this career field.
- Gain an understanding of Columbus State Community College's program and what it takes for students to succeed.
- Learn about the Six District Compact's new academy model that incorporates a finance component.
Larry Holdren, senior vice president, Business Development and Community Relations, Peoples Bank Summit presentation
Jack Popovich, assistant professor/program coordinator, Finance Program, Columbus State Community College
John Stalcup, teacher, Accounting & Finance Program, Stebbins High School, Mad River Local Schools
Mary Jane Stanchina, executive director, Six District Compact
To learn more about a career in insurance, click here.
Session contact: Dee Sturgill, consultant, Office of Career-Technical Education, Ohio Department of Education