Staff Directory

Justin Sommer
Executive Director, Grow Piqua Now

Phone: 937.778.8198

Justin Sommer has over 10 years of experience in Economic and Workforce Development, and Human Resources Management in both the private and public sectors.   

He is currently the Assistant City Manager and Economic Development Director for the City of Piqua.  Justin also is the Executive Director of Grow Piqua Now, a public/private economic development partnership.     In these roles, he leads the City’s efforts in economic and community development, planning and zoning and citizen engagement.  Justin focuses on business retention and expansion, workforce development and strategic planning.   

Prior to joining the City of Piqua, Justin served as the Director of Development and Workforce Development Coordinator for Miami County, and Regional Workforce Director for the Ohio Department of Development  He also has experience in college Career Services, Staffing and Human Resources Management.   

Justin is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and has completed the Graduate Academy for Community Leadership at Edison Community College.




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