Ohio's nonprofit job-creation entity reports raising almost $7 million in donations and and paying top salaries to some staff last year.
Documents show half of the 26 salaries paid by JobsOhio were $100,000 or more. According to the documents, JobsOhio's president and chief investment officer drew a $225,000 salary in 2012. The $7 million in contributions were made from July 5, 2011, to June 30, 2012, according to information the nonprofit was required to report to the state Development Services Agency. The documents provide a glimpse into the private nonprofit created to handle Ohio's economic development duties - work previously handled by a state government department.