Austin Criss serves as Chief Fiscal Officer (CFO). Criss joins OhioMHAS after serving more than 18 years with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services as a Senior Budget Analyst, Budget Analyst Supervisor, Financial Manager, and Project Manager. As CFO, he will oversee the department’s daily fiscal operations, including budget and reporting, business office, revenue and billing, community funding, and community and hospital monitoring. He will also represent OhioMHAS with the Office of Budget and Management and on matters that come before the Ohio Controlling Board.
Criss holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Connecticut College and is a graduate of the Ohio Fiscal Academy. He is a native of Alliance, Ohio, and currently resides in Westerville with his family.