Claudia Herrington was appointed to the State Teachers Retirement Board jointly by the Ohio Senate President and the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives on Nov. 5, 2020. She will serve as an investment expert on the board, and her term runs through Nov. 4, 2024. Ms. Herrington serves as the senior director of compliance for JobsOhio, overseeing a portfolio that exceeds $800M and is an adjunct faculty member and university senator at Otterbein University. She was recently named to the Advisory Board of Five to Flow and is the founder of two companies. Ms. Herrington was recognized by the U.S. Congress in 2019 for her work with Women for Economic and Leadership Development (WELD) and its acknowledgment of her high-impact leadership and support of the development of female professionals. Ms. Herrington received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the College of Wooster; her master’s degree in International Affairs from the American University in Washington, D.C.; and her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Amended Substitute Senate Bill 133 passed in June 2004 included a provision that enabled the Senate President and House Speaker to jointly appoint an investment expert to the State Teachers Retirement Board. The 11 members of the board are compensated for expenses only.