The Business Resource Network (BRN) offers a variety of FREE services and networking opportunities for Adams and Brown County Ohio businesses. We tailor these services to the needs of your company.


The BRN gives businesses an edge toward survival, growth, and job creation. We offer comprehensive business solutions to help you cut across the red tape and limits of narrowly focused services. Our clients in Adams and Brown Counties get measurable results from this support.

Becoming a BRN Member

Step 1

Our BRN Account Executive performs an initial assessment of the business and conducts an interview with the business owner.

Step 2

The Account Executive shares the business' Challenges and Opportunities with BRN Partners. They will then inform the Account Executive of any services that may benefit the business.

Step 3

Based on the results of the assessment, interview, and survey, the Account Executive provides a professional proposal to the business owner who decides which recommendations to pursue.

Wade Saunders

BRN Account Executive

Wade is a long-time resident of Adams County and former owner of a successful business. He has a lifelong professional background in sales and advertising. Wade cares deeply about his community and offers his services as a mentor in his spare time. Now he also applies these skills to the free services he offers through the BRN in partnership with OhioMeansJobs Adams-Brown Counties.

BRN Partnership Opportunities

The Business Resource Network relies on local partnerships to achieve its goals. These partners offer services, programs, incentives and other support for businesses. The BRN takes an intermediary role that efficiently and accurately direct businesses to partners based on their needs.

Our partners include:

  • local and state government agencies

  • local chambers of commerce

  • economic development organizations

  • workforce development organizations

  • universities, colleges, career and technical centers

  • social service and related non-profit agencies

We are always seeking new partners. Contact our BRN account executive if your organization is interested!

Partners must sign a confidentiality agreement.