Eric H. Kearney has had a career in law, business, and politics. As a state senator, Eric served as Ohio Senate Minority Leader and has championed a number of causes including adoption, children’s health, small business development, and pension reform. On a national level, Eric was a member of President Barack Obama’s national ﬁnance committee when he ran for U.S. Senate and President. He has been a leader in Ohio’s legal community and is a managing partner of Kearney & Kearney, LPA. In addition to politics and law, Eric has been a leader in the business community. He founded and built one of the largest African American-owned publishing companies, Sesh Communications, which publishes The Cincinnati Herald, The Northern Kentucky Herald, The Dayton Defender, and other publications. Eric graduated from St. Xavier High School, and earned a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College. He is married to Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney Esq. who is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. They have two children, Celeste (a student at Dartmouth College) and Asher.