Our Team

Keary McCarthy

President/CEO of Innovation Ohio Education Fund

Keary McCarthy, IOEF’s President and CEO, previously served as Minority Chief of Staff at the Ohio House of Representatives. He previously held top policy and communications posts for the Speaker of the Ohio House, the 2008 Obama Presidential campaign in Ohio, and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

Prior to his work in government, McCarthy served as communications director for ballot measures in 2005 on redistricting and election reform, and a successful effort in 2006 to increase Ohio’s minimum wage.

McCarthy has a B.A. from Wittenberg University and an M.S. in Policy Analysis from Cleveland State University.