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Formed in September of 1999, by a group of business and community leaders interested in encouraging business development in the Alliance area, the Alliance Area Development (AAD) has already made an impact on the economic development of the area. Since 1999, Alliance has experienced positive changes.

The AAD is an excellent Resource Center for businesses planning to expand, relocate, or start up.

  • Offers direction and guidance to area companies with their relocation or expansion requirements.
  • Works closely with SBA, area lending institutions, Stark Development Board, State of Ohio, and local governments in providing financial assistance to it's clients.
  • Works closely with educational institutions defining programs to strengthen workforce development.
  • Assists local companies with their training and workforce needs.