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Joe Lombardi
90 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  614-645-8200
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00

Director's Bio Joe Lombardi has over 25 years of experience with the City of Columbus focusing on procurement, financial management and administration. - Learn More

Director Joe Lombardi

Joe Lombardi was appointed by Mayor Andrew J. Ginther in February 2016 to lead the Department of Finance and Management. Director Lombardi leads a staff of 300 employees responsible for the administration of the city’s operating and capital budgets, city fleet, facilities maintenance, procurement, real estate and construction management. Joe has dedicated 25 years of service to the City of Columbus with a focus on procurement, financial management and administration.

Prior to joining the Department of Finance and Management, Director Lombardi worked for the Department of Public Utilities from 2002-2015 serving in various leadership roles including the Division of Sewerage and Drainage Fiscal Officer, Division of Power Administrator and Assistant Director for Fiscal Operations.

From 1999 to 2001 Joe led the procurement and fiscal operations for the city’s recreation section within the Recreation and Parks Department.

Director Lombardi began his service in the City of Columbus in 1990 in the Purchasing Office. During his 10 years with the Purchasing Office, Joe served as a Buyer, Procurement Specialist and Fiscal Officer.

Joe received his Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from Capital University in 1988. He is a current member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP). Joe is also a board member of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO).