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.
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.
Jen Lynch brings over 20 years of
experience in legislative and regulatory affairs, with a focus on energy
policy. Lynch has been coordinating successful policy and public affairs
strategies at the local, state, and federal levels for years. She currently
works for Remington Road Group in as Vice President of
Previously, Lynch served as
director of government relations at Roetzel and Andress, a National Law
Journal “NLJ 250” law firm. Prior to joining Roetzel and Andress, Lynch served
as the policy advisor to former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.
Lynch also served as legislative
director to U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan, serving as his lead policy advisor
on domestic issues, including energy, natural resources, agriculture, health
care, and education policy. In addition, she also served as the state
policy director to President Obama during his 2008 successful campaign in
Lynch formerly served on the Ohio
Expositions Commission, which manages the Ohio Expo Center and its grounds. She currently sits on the board of New
Resource Solutions, a platform developed to efficiently connect clean energy
projects with clean energy investors. She is graduate of The
Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
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.