Gary Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Gary has served as the CFO/director of finance for the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities since January 2001.

Gary is currently serving on the Ohio DD System Fiscal Sustainability Workgroup and is currently the chairperson of the County Boards of DD Business Managers Organization. In addition, Gary is a member of the Community Advisory Council for the Mount Vernon Developmental Center.   He also holds his DODD Superintendent’s Certificate.

Prior to joining LCBDD, Gary was the director of finance and contract services for Hospice of Central Ohio, a non-profit agency in Licking County. In that role, he served on various state and national committees, including the cost report development committee for Hospices.

Gary holds a master’s degree in management from Antioch University Midwest (formerly Antioch University McGregor), a master’s certificate in administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Otterbein University.

Gary is a veteran of the U.S. Army and member of the Rotary Club of Pataskala. In his spare time, he enjoys running, volunteering with Team Greyhound Adoption of Ohio and coaching girls basketball for the Newark Catholic program.