The Columbus, Ohio, area is one the nation’s most-promising cities. Its job market is growing faster than the national average. The metro area of more than 1.9 million residents is home to 15 Fortune 1000 corporations. It hosts one of the U.S.’s largest academic powers in Ohio State University and counts 23 college campuses in its neighborhoods. Columbus Business First covers the region’s dynamic business community with the most authoritative report found in Columbus, and its news staff analyzes and provides insights into the business and economic developments that keep the city abuzz.The Kicker cuts through the noise and provides clarity to stories that have relevance, depth and insight in an otherwise dissonant world. Join us every week as we give you the top local business stories, plus lively interviews and discussions with local business folks like you.