The president of Otterbein joins the DCFA composed of 7 members
Otterbein University President John Comerford has been appointed to the Delaware County Finance Authority.
Appointment by the Delaware County Board of Commissioners increases financial authority to seven members.
“John brings a diverse background to the table,” Financial Authority Chairman Bill Bishop said. “We are delighted that he is joining the Autorité des Finances and look forward to his contributions. “
Prior to becoming president of Otterbein in 2018, Comerford was president of Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois. His academic background includes the position of Vice President for Student Life and Institutional Advancement at Westminster College in Missouri. He has also held positions at Missouri Western State College and Ball State University.
A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Comerford received his BA in Political Science from Western Illinois University, an MA in Student Personnel Administration from the University of Central Missouri, and his Doctorate in Higher Education Administration with a major in Law. at University. from Kansas.
Comerford is a board member of the Council of Independent Colleges, the Ohio Campus Compact, the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, the Simon Kenton Council of Scouts BSA, the Westerville Rotary Club, the Westerville Area Resource Ministry and the Westerville Chamber of Commerce.
A father of three, he also spends time leading his children to their many activities – Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, soccer, tumbling, baseball and religious activities.
The Delaware County Finance Authority (DCFA) is a political subdivision created by the Delaware County Board of Commissioners to help with economic development and job creation in Delaware County. DCFA offers numerous incentive programs and has the ability to issue tax-exempt and taxable bonds for commercial, developer, non-profit and government projects. DCFA works in partnership with traditional lending institutions and its public partners to provide the most advantageous financing for projects that benefit the community.
Submitted by Yocum Communications.