Minority Business Development Division (614) 466-5700
The Ohio Minority Business Advisory Council (OMBAC) was established by executive order to advise and assist the Directors of the Ohio Development Services Agency and Department of Administrative Services in matters affecting the economic vitality of Ohio's minority business community. The Council members include statewide business and community leaders who hail from both the private and public sector. The Council consists of not more than forty members appointed by the governor with the exception of one member appointed by the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, one member appointed by the President of the Ohio Senate, one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Ohio Senate and one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Ohio House of Representatives. The Directors of the Ohio Development Services Agency and the Ohio Department of Administrative Services also serve on the Council. The Minority Business Advisory Council is an advocate for Ohio's minority businesses and is committed to increasing the number of minority-owned firms in Ohio, and ensuring that these companies see revenue growth and long-term success.
To see upcoming meetings for the Ohio Minority Business Advisory Council, click here.