Five minutes with Jay Ash, the new head of Mass. Competitive Partnership
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 As Gov. Charlie Baker’s economic development chief for the past four years, Jay Ash estimates that he has visited about 200 of the state’s 351 cities and towns, speaking with businesspeople about their successes and challenges. Starting this month, in his new role as CEO of the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership, the Chelsea native has a direct line to 17 powerful business leaders in the state. Ash recently sat down with the Business Journal's Greg Ryan to discuss what he learned crisscrossing the Bay State for years.