Kevin L. Miller is the Director of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD). The state agency empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations, and independence.
Director Miller was first appointed OOD Director in January 2011. During his 12 years at OOD, the agency created a division to build business partnerships to promote the hiring of people with disabilities, eliminated a waiting list for the Vocational Rehabilitation program, drafted legislation that led to the passage of H.B. 115 - the Communications Disability Law, and developed new initiatives, including Ohio College2Careers, OOD Jobs for Recovery, the Ohio Vocational Apprentice Program, the Ohio Transition Support Partnership, and the Employment First Partnership.
Reappointed by Governor Mike DeWine in January 2023, Director Miller has 29 years of state service, most of them in senior-level leadership (COO & CEO) at various state agencies. As a father of a son diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, Director Miller believes strongly in being active in organizations and advocacy groups. He is a member of the National Autism Society, Autism Speaks, and the Association of Ohio Commodores. Miller is a former member of the West Jefferson City Council.
Director Miller has a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio Dominican University and a Master’s degree from The Ohio State University.