Mr. Poston has served on the PEP Board of Directors since 1995 and contributes over 15 years of experience working with Greene County, one of the founding members of the PEP program. Mr. Poston is the former Greene County Administrator. Other positions held in the county included Assistant County Administrator and Risk Manager. Prior to working with Greene County, Mr. Poston worked with financial institutions involving retirement accounts.
Mr. Poston obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Ohio University with majors in music and zoology. He holds a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Cincinnati with a major in finance. Additionally, Mr. Poston received an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation from the Insurance Institute of America. He was a member of the Mayors and Managers Association of Dayton and Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA). Published articles include a feature on carpal tunnel syndrome in Public Risk magazine.
Mr. Poston is committed to his community and volunteered his time coaching youth basketball and soccer. When not involved in professional and civic activities, Mr. Poston enjoys spending time with his wife, Leann, and their three children, Howard III, Brittany, and Jonathan. He also enjoys walking trails, bicycling, swimming, softball, soccer, singing, reading, watching movies and working on stained glass projects.
Public Entities Pool of Ohio (PEP) is a public entity group self-insurance program that provides first-class
property and liability coverages to political subdivisions in the State of Ohio and is endorsed by the Ohio
Municipal League, The Association of Ohio Health Commissioners, Ohio Parks & Recreation Association
and the Coalition of Ohio Regional Districts.