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David Goodman

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David Goodman
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Director of Ohio Development Services Agency
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Years in position 1
PartyNon-partisan
Elections and appointments
Appointed2011
Appointed byGov. John Kasich (R)
Campaign $$3,182,317
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Ohio Department of Commerce
2011 - 2013
Ohio State Senate District 3
2001 - 2011
Ohio House of Representatives
1998 - 2001
Education
High schoolBexley High School
Bachelor'sMiami University (1989)
J.D.Case Western Reserve School of Law (1992)
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
David Goodman (b. February 13, 1967) is the current Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. He was appointed by Governor John Kasich March 18, 2013. Previously, Goodman was the Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce, and was responsible for overseeing the Ohio Department of Industrial Compliance and Labor. He was appointed to that position on January 10, 2011 by Governor John Kasich and served until 2013. Before the Department of Commerce, Goodman served in both the Ohio State Senate and the Ohio House of Representatives.

Biography

Goodman was a member of the Bexley City Council from 1995 to 1998. He served in the Ohio State House of Representatives from 1998 to 2001. He joined the Ohio State Senate in 2001 and served in that position until 2011, winning elections in 2002 and 2006. Goodman, who represented the 3rd District, was unable to run for re-election in 2010 because of Ohio's term limits.

Goodman worked as a Federal Judicial Law Clerk for Judge George C. Smith, SD Ohio, from 1992 to 1993. He then worked as a Legal Council/Statewide County Coordinator for Voinovich for Governor in 1994. From 1993 to 1995, he was a Private Practice Attorney. He was then Assistant Attorney General for Ohio from 1995 to 1998. He has worked as Council for Taft, Stetlinius, and Hollister LLP since 1999.

Education

Goodman earned his BA in Political Science from Miami University in 1989. He went on to receive his J.D. from Case Western Reserve School of Law in 1992.

Political career

Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency (2013-Present)

Goodman is the current Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. He was appointed by Governor John Kasich March 18, 2013.

Ohio Superintendent of Industrial Compliance and Labor (2011-2013)

Goodman was the current Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce, and was responsible for overseeing the Ohio Superintendent of Industrial Compliance and Labor. He was first appointed on January 10, 2011 by Governor John Kasich.

Ohio State Senate (2001-2011)

Goodman joined the Ohio State Senate in 2001 and served in that position until 2011, winning elections in 2002 and 2006. Goodman, who represented the 3rd District, was unable to run for re-election in 2010 because of Ohio's term limits.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the Ohio State Senate, Goodman served on the following committees:

Ohio House of Representatives (1998-2001)

Goodman served in the Ohio State House of Representatives from 1998 to 2001.

Elections/Appointments

2013

Goodman was appointed Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency by Governor John R. Kasich, effective March 18, 2013.[1]

2011

Goodman was appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce by Governor John R. Kasich, effective January 10, 2011.[2]

2010

Goodman was not eligible to run for another term in the Ohio State Senate.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Goodman was elected to Ohio State Senate District 3 .[3]

Goodman raised $1,601,206 for his campaign.[4]

Ohio State Senate District 3
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Goodman (R) 71,874
Emily Kreider (D) 60,927

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Goodman is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Goodman raised a total of $3,182,317 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 20, 2013.[5]

David Goodman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2008 OH Appellate Court/OH State Senate* Defeated $233,403
2006 OH State Senate Won $1,601,206
2004 OH State Senate Not up for election $0
2002 OH State Senate Won $904,129
2000 OH House of Representatives Won $165,376
1998 OH House of Representatives Won $278,203
Grand Total Raised $3,182,317
In 2008, Goodman raised $188,544 for the Appellate Court race, which he lost, and $44,859 for his Senate seat, which was not up for re-election

2008

In 2008 Goodman raised $44,859.[6]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
WEXNER, LESLIE H $5,000
$4,657
OHIO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION $3,100
OHIO NURSES ASSOCIATION $1,500
Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio $1,500
OPERATING ENGINEERS LOCAL 18 $1,300

2006

In 2006 Goodman raised $1,601,206.[7]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
REPUBLICAN SENATE CAMPAIGN CMTE OF OHIO $735,750
OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY $613,047
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $8,750
OHIO STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $7,500
WEXNER, LESLIE H $7,500

Personal

Goodman has a wife, Heather.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce
2011-2013
Succeeded by
Andre Porter
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Ohio Development Services Agency
2013-present
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