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The Civil Service Commissioners


Grady L. Pettigrew Grady L. Pettigrew, Jr. serves as President of the Commission. Mr. Pettigrew has served on the Municipal Civil Service Commission since 04/18/2000.  Mr. Pettigrew retired from the practice of law in 2010.  During his years of practice, he specialized in bankruptcy, reorganizations, civil litigation, general business, and other legal areas.  Mr. Pettigrew is a former federal judge, a law teacher, an author, and a national speaker.  He graduated from The Ohio State University and The Ohio State University Mortiz College of Law.

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Larry Price

Larry Price serves as a member of the Commission with a term expiring January 31, 2026. Outside of the Commission, Mr. Price serves as the founder and CEO of L. Price & Associates, which provides consultative services to private, public, and faith-based organizations, specializing in helping to ensure inclusion and diversity for minority business owners in acquiring state and local contracts. Mr. Price’s passion for community outreach has led him to serve on boards of several organizations, such as Boy Scouts of America, the NAACP-State of Ohio, and founding the Urban Crime Advisory Committee in Columbus.


Mr. Price also brings a wealth of skills and knowledge from over 30 years of experience in public service, which includes working in the Ohio Senate, the Office of the Mayor, and being elected in 2003 as State Representative of the 26th District in the State of Ohio House of Representatives.


Mr. Price received a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University.


C. Amy DeLong Amy DeLong was appointed the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission January 10, 2011.  Ms. DeLong previously served as the Director of Human Resources and EEO Officer for the State of Ohio Department of Development.  She also has served as Human Resources Administrator for the Ohio Department of Transportation, Director of Career Services for Capital University Law School, and Manager at ManTech International.  Ms. DeLong has a bachelor’s degree from Capital University and a law degree from Capital University Law School.