Economic & Community Development

Economic & Community Development2018-03-06T21:42:26+00:00

Mentor, Ohio’s economy is centered upon sustained growth in the manufacturing and retail sectors. Our city offers site selection and plan assistance, advocacy with other public and private service providers, site selection, as well as international trade assistance, to meet the needs of your business.

Mentor’s manufacturing base continues to evolve, incorporating biomedical, aerospace and polymer clusters to our already robust advanced manufacturing base.

And, our city is a shopping and dining destination with over 325 independent and chain retailers, as well as 170 eateries.

Today, over 1,700 companies with more than 59,000 employees, including major corporations, manufacturers, retailers, specialty shops and small businesses, call Mentor their home.

We invite you to discover all the reasons why Mentor is the right location for your growing business needs.


Every Business Needs a Mentor

The City of Mentor offers a variety of services from site selection to financial incentives to assist your business. Visit our Economic Development Microsite to find out why Mentor is a great place to start or relocate your business.

Mentor - the City of Choice!

Department of Economic & Community Development
City of Mentor
8500 Civic Center Blvd.
Mentor, Ohio 44060

Ronald M. Traub
Director of Economic & Community Development
(440) 974-5736

Mercedes Sanchez-Moore
International Trade Manager
(440) 205-3743