Target Industries

Due to success with the corporate relocation of The Health Plan, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Global Operations Center, and Williams Lea/TAG operations, Wheeling has demonstrated an ability to attract shared services operations.

The Wheeling MSA has the ability to support transactional processes that comprise the majority of a Shared Service Center as well as outsourcing services.

At present, Wheeling is most capable of supporting a center characterized by the traditional rule-based transactional processes of a company:

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Procurement
  • IT

Shared Services Industry / Back Office Operations

The RED region offers an ideal setting for shared services, back office operations, and management, as well as success in outsourcing operations. Let RED help you create a competitive advantage in your line of business, accomplishing lower costs, higher productivity, and improved quality.

Factors in the RED regional that will support your back office operations such as shared services and outsourcing include:

  • The RED region offers dramatically lower real estate and operational costs. Your business can expect its overhead to be reduced, representing significant improvement in cost savings.
  • Wages among the Wheeling MSA vast talent pool are typically much lower than major market U.S. wages.
  • In the RED region alone, there are over 4,500 quality finance and information technology professionals.  These individuals provide their talent and skill to successfully command your back office operations.
  • Wheeling and the surrounding areas is considered a desirable location for shared service center and back office operations.
  • The community provides a desirable investment climate and is able to provide a notable value proposition for shared service and back office operations.

Source: Shared Services Capability Assessment by Deloitte Consulting LLP (2006)

“The quality of the work force in the greater Wheeling area is equal or superior to other U.S. cities.  We found in Wheeling and surrounding areas, a high-caliber, well-educated work force with solid skill sets.  We were able to fill all of our back office positions with qualified enthusiastic people.”  Orrick