Vice President of Public Finance and Industrial Development
Todd Castellini joined The Port in 2016 as Director of Public Finance, expanding the organization’s expertise and relationships within the Greater Cincinnati business community. He was promoted to Vice President of Public Finance in 2017 and in November 2021, following a national search, was chosen to lead The Port’s Industrial Development strategy. Merging these two pillars of The Port’s work under Todd’s leadership draws upon natural synergies and connections, critical as the organization continues to accelerate its industrial work. In this role, Todd will continue to lead The Port’s Public Finance Practice which supports transformative developments throughout the region. He will take on the additional responsibilities of leading The Port’s Industrial Development strategy, focused on preparing underutilized sites to attract advanced manufacturing operations and create jobs.
Prior to joining The Port, Todd worked for more than 16 years at Fifth Third Bank in a variety of client-focused positions in financial management and commercial banking at Fifth Third Bank, where he acquired diverse experience that includes commercial real estate, government banking, and institutional custody.
Todd holds a BS in Marketing from Xavier University. He has a long-standing commitment to civic engagement, most recently as a community volunteer for People Working Cooperatively, Girls on the Run of Cincinnati, Inc., and Cardinal Pacelli School. His community volunteer service includes board positions for Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance, where he also serves on the financial committee; and West Clermont Educational Foundation. Todd also serves on the Artswave Community Campaign Cabinet.
Todd was elected Secretary of the Ohio Council of Port Authorities (OCPA), for a two-year term at the October 2018 meeting of the Members. His term began in January 2019. OCPA is an association representing the 58 port authorities established under Chapter 4582 of the Ohio Revised Code with the mission to “foster and encourage the participation of private enterprise in development of port authority facilities to the fullest extent it considers feasible.” Todd is a member of Leadership Cincinnati, Class 43.