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Neil HensleyNeil Hensley is the director of economic development for the City of Blue Ash.  In that role, he is responsible for the business attraction, retention and expansion efforts for the City.  Prior to joining the City of Blue Ash, Neil was with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber for 30 years and was responsible for international business development activities.  During that time he worked with hundreds of companies from around the world and helped attract thousands of new jobs and more than a billion dollars of capital investment for the region.

Neil is active in international business development groups in the region and is a founding board member of the Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati, the European American Chamber of Commerce, Greater Cincinnati Foreign Trade Zone, Inc. and the India – U.S. Business Network.

Neil is a native of the Greater Cincinnati area and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, with a degree in German studies.  He is also an avid gardener and is a certified Master Gardener and has completed a certificate in Horticultural Therapy.

Neil can be reached via email at or by phone, (513) 745-8524.