Director of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services
Matthew Damschroder was previously the Assistant Secretary of State of Ohio and Chief of Staff to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, a post he has held since 2015. In that role, he oversaw all of the office operations including the creation of new businesses in Ohio, campaign finance filings, elections administration, information technology, human resources, finance and communications.
During his tenure, the office implemented online voter registration, increased efficiency in operations, and improved customer service, which has resulted in reducing the cost for new businesses and a 100% cut in taxpayer funding for office operations.
Damschroder previously served as the Director of Elections in the Secretary of States Office and as the Director of the Franklin County Board of Elections. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs & Management, both from The Ohio State University. Damschroder resides with his wife, Carrie, and their two children in suburban Columbus.