School of Planning
Spring 2020 Lecture Series presents:
City Manager @ City of Cincinnati
March 31, 2020
12:30 pm in room 3410
Patrick A. Duhaney was sworn in as City Manager on December 12, 2018 after holding the title of Acting City Manager for the previous eight months. Prior to taking on his new role, he served as Assistant City Manager and as the City’s Chief Procurement Officer overseeing the Purchasing Division of the Finance Department. Mr. Duhaney has retained those responsibilities in his current role. Mr. Duhaney began his career with the City of Cincinnati in June of 2009 when he accepted a position of Contract Compliance Specialist with the City Manager’s Office. He also held several leadership positions in the Department of Sewers (now known as the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati) prior to transitioning to the role of Chief Procurement Officer. Outside of City employment, Mr. Duhaney worked for a community development financial institution (CDFI), Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), here in Cincinnati, where he served as a program officer responsible for issuing community development loans, overseeing the local LISC office’s loan portfolio, and working to bring resources to aid in the redevelopment of Cincinnati neighborhoods, including Avondale and Price Hill. A proud U.S. Army combat veteran, Mr. Duhaney served on active duty and in reserve capacity from 1999 to 2015 under combat engineer and ordnance commands. Mr. Duhaney holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Urban Studies from the Cleveland State University and Master’s in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati. He is a graduate of the Urban League’s African-American Leadership Development Program. He is also a certified Economic Development Finance Professional issued by NDC and a Certified Public Procurement Buyer issued by NIGP. A proud resident of Sayler Park, Mr. Duhaney enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Alicia, and their young son, Logan.