Name: Vincent Coleman
Title: Director, Public Policy
Here’s what I can help you with:
1. Information on Philanthropy Ohio’s public policy initiatives
2. Answer questions about current federal and state legislative priorities
What’s the best part of your job?
Having the opportunity to participate in Philanthropy Ohio’s policy-focused initiatives, the opportunity to dive deep into policy and support the organization’s advocacy strategies and learning new things.
When did you start work at Philanthropy Ohio?
I am originally from Dayton, Ohio, and earned my bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati in international affairs and political science. I started my career in public service as a legislative fellow and served as a legislative aide in the Ohio House of Representatives. I came to Philanthropy Ohio fresh off the campaign trail where I managed political affairs for a statewide candidate.
What do you love about where you live?
It is close to everything (including work) with a young and lively crowd.
Favorite brand or flavor of ice cream?
UDF Mint Cookies ‘n Cream.
What do you do outside of work?
I enjoy Cincinnati sports, playing, watching and coaching soccer, golfing, volunteering, traveling and indulging in pop culture.