Executive Director
Dianne Allen was appointed executive director in 2000 when she spearheaded OSDC’s move from a program within the Ohio Department of Development to an independent, not-for-profit corporation with its own office and staff. At that time she had spent eight years as senior loan officer with Columbus Countywide Development Corporation, an organization similar to OSDC that offers loans to businesses to purchase equipment, or to buy or build buildings necessary for their growing operations. A native of Massachusetts, where she received her Bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Dianne earned Masters degrees in City and Regional Planning and Public Administration from Ohio State University. Dianne can be reached at

Portfolio Manager

Mag Ranft joined OSDC in October 2004 after working almost 29 years with the Columbus District office of the Small Business Administration (SBA). While at SBA she was involved with processing, service and liquidating both 7a and 504 loans. Mag works primarily on closing 504 and 166 loans and monitoring and servicing OSDC’s growing loan portfolio. OSDC is very grateful that Mag decided to pursue a second career on the “private” side and contribute her invaluable experience to OSDC operations. She can be reached at

Loan Officer

Julie Carr joined OSDC in 2011. Julie comes to OSDC from Huntington National Bank, where she managed a team dedicated to determining borrower eligibility for SBA loan programs. Julie has nearly 15 years of experience in a commercial lending environment, also having worked as a credit analyst at a financial institution. She can be reached at


Loan Officer

Michael Kinninger joined OSDC in April of 2015. Michael comes to OSDC from the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) where he spent six years administering the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development Program. Prior to his employment at ODSA, Michael earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Ohio University and a Master of Public Administration from The Ohio State University. He can be reached at


Loan Portfolio Assistant

Jack Wallace started working with OSDC in October of 2013. After graduating from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, he worked for a construction software company in Cincinnati. Jack is responsible for maintaining key financial, insurance and compliance documentation for OSDC’s growing loan portfolio. He can be reached at