Our Staff
Strategically located in the heart of the Midwest, the City of Cincinnati is a well-connected business hub with strengths in manufacturing, financial services, and healthcare.

Community & Economic Development Staff

Director of Community and Economic Development 


Oscar Bedolla was appointed Director of the City of Cincinnati’s Department of Community & Economic Development in November 2014. Mr. Bedolla and his team are dedicated to improving the economy and neighborhoods of Cincinnati. The Department of Community & Economic Development oversees all the downtown and neighborhood economic development projects, which include multifamily and single family housing, property maintenance code enforcement, human services, community council and neighborhood business district funding and public parking.

Mr. Bedolla has over ten years of experience in economic development working in both public and private markets sectors in the areas of real estate, municipal finance and project finance. Prior to joining the City of Cincinnati, Mr. Bedolla was involved in several large-scale, complex infrastructure development transactions including: the Chicago Riverwalk Project, which was just named as a finalist for the 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, as well as the I-4 Ultimate Project in Florida, which honored at the 2015 North American P3 (public-private partnerships) Awards and is one of the largest P3 projects in the United States.

 

Other Key Staff





Luke Blocher, Deputy Solicitor
 


Bill Fischer, Economic Development Division Manager
 



Monica Hardman, Housing Division Supervisor

 

Clifton Pendergrass, Monitoring and Compliance Division Manager

 
Greg Huth, Deputy Director of Community and Economic Development
 

Megan Ryan, Special Assistant to the Director
 

Bob Schroer, Parking Superintendent
 

Philip Denning, Major Projects Division Manager 


James Flick, Policy & Communications Division Manager

Daniel Fortinberry, Parking Facilities Division Manager