Rob Richardson Files Petitions for Ohio Treasurer
Last week, Cincinnati
attorney Rob Richardson filed petitions as a Democratic
candidate for Ohio Treasurer, making him the first
down-ballot candidate to file petitions for statewide office
during this election cycle.
“I want to thank the
thousands of Ohioans who have already supported my campaign
for Ohio Treasurer,” said Richardson. “Since launching the
campaign last year, I have traveled around the state talking
to voters and hearing about the issues that matter most to
them. I look forward to addressing these very serious
matters in my capacity as Treasurer, including student debt,
government transparency, and infrastructure. With the voice
of the people behind me, I promise to bring accountability,
innovation, and opportunity for all back to Ohio and the
Rob Richardson is a former
chairman of the University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees.
Over his tenure he established the UC Scholars Academy for
students in Cincinnati Public Schools, where he raised
hundreds of thousands of dollars for student scholarships.
He also founded the 1819 Innovation Hub, where university
students have the chance to interact with the private
sector, helping to design, test, and improve products and
processes for private companies. Richardson has been a
longtime advocate for workers’ rights as a marketing
construction representative. He also serves of counsel with
the law firm Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, where he
specializes in securities litigation.