Executive Director of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Kevin Miller has held the post of Executive Director of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) since January 2011. The department is responsible for providing individuals with disabilities the services and support they need to attain and maintain employment. OOD is also responsible for processing and adjudicating social security claims for Ohioans who file for disability.
Under Mr. Miller’s leadership, the agency achieved compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s audit findings, implemented a standardized fee schedule for services, increased membership of businesses committed to hiring individuals with disabilities through the Ohio Business Leadership Network, and eliminated the waiting list by releasing more than 17,000 individuals waiting to be served.
Miller has over 25 years of public service with the state of Ohio, including over a decade of experience in senior-level leadership at various state agencies. He is a member of the National Autism Society, Autism Speaks, the Association of Ohio Commodores, and is a Past-President of the Mark J. Youngpeter Memorial Scholarship Fund. Miller is a former member of the West Jefferson City Council. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio Dominican University and a Master’s Degree from The Ohio State University.