Director, Public Policy & Economic Development
Stephanie Keinath is the Director of Public Policy & Economic Development for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. Stephanie has been part of the Dayton chamber team since 2007. A registered lobbyist with the State of Ohio, Stephanie directs the chamber’s advocacy work, grassroots policy initiatives, public policy programming and economic development outreach.
Stephanie’s focus areas include energy and environmental policy, international trade issues, safety & health training and small business development. In addition to lobbying and policy work at the local, state and federal levels, Stephanie manages the chamber’s green business initiatives, international travel program and annual legislative priorities and events.
Stephanie was the recipient of the Dayton Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” Award Winner in 2011 and was selected as a “Business Leads” Fellow for the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce in 2010 and 2011. Stephanie is also a 2013 graduate of Leadership Dayton. Stephanie earned her BA in International Studies from Wright State University and her Masters of Public Administration from the University of Dayton.