Government Relations

The OBL helps set the standards by which banks and savings institutions are measured. Through continuous dialogue with legislators and bank regulators, we're working to enhance the opportunities available to banks by communicating industry priorities and helping to mold public policy.

The OBL fields an experienced and highly successful governmental relations team that, together with member advisory boards, formulates and presents a unified lobbying voice for the Ohio Banking industry in both Columbus and Washington, D.C.

Led by OBL President & CEO Mike Adelman and backed up by Senior Vice President Evan Kleymeyer, Vice President Don Boyd and Government Relations Coordinator Shannon Strow, the OBL has one of the most experienced government relations staffs in the trade association world.

Mike Adelman, President & CEO             
(614) 340-7616

Evan Kleymeyer, Senior Vice President of Government External Relations
(614) 340-7605

Don Boyd, VP, State Government Relations Director & General Counsel
(614) 340-7608