Staff

MICHAEL KINNINGER
Executive Director

Michael Kinninger joined OSDC as a Loan Officer in April 2015 before being appointed Executive Director in 2018. Michael came to OSDC from the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) where he worked with several public lending programs that provide financing to Ohio businesses. He is familiar with a variety of tax incentive and public financing options available to Ohio small businesses and active in Ohio’s economic development community. Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Ohio University and a Master of Public Administration from The Ohio State University. He can be reached at mkinninger@osdc.net.

 


DIANNE ALLEN
Operations Adviser

Dianne Allen was appointed Executive Director of OSDC in 2000 when she spearheaded the organization’s move from a program within the Ohio Department of Development to an independent, not-for-profit corporation with its own office and staff. Dianne retired from the Executive Director position in August 2018 and continues to serve as an advisor to OSDC on a part-time basis. Prior to her employment at OSDC 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 Bachelor degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and earned Masters degrees in City and Regional Planning and Public Administration from Ohio State University. Dianne can be reached at dallen@osdc.net.


Kevin Goehring
Loan Officer

Kevin Goehring rejoined OSDC in August 2018 after previously working as a Loan Officer for OSDC from 2011 to 2015. Prior to rejoining OSDC, Kevin worked as a commercial lender at a community bank in Central Ohio. Kevin has over 10 years of experience in lending and brings a proven SBA track record to OSDC. He is responsible for originating loans and all facets of obtaining loan approval. Kevin earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio Wesleyan University. He can be reached at kgoehring@osdc.net.

 


MARGARET (Mag) RANFT
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 mranft@osdc.net.

 


JACK WALLACE
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 jwallace@osdc.net.

 


Cathy Garland
Closing Officer

Cathy Garland joined Ohio Statewide Development Corporation in April of 2017 as a part-time Closing Officer. Prior to joining OSDC, Cathy retired from Community Capital Development Corporation (CCDC) after 21 years of service in the SBA 504 lending industry. During her career at CCDC, Cathy held the positions of Closing Officer and Vice President/Assistant Secretary before ultimately being promoted to President/CEO in May of 2013. In that role, Cathy oversaw a staff of four professionals that provided financing through the SBA 504 Loan Program, the City of Columbus Economic Development Program, and the Franklin County Economic Development Loan Program. Cathy can be reached at cgarland@osdc.net.