Patrick McDonald - Chairman
Ohio Lottery Commission Chairman Pat McDonald, of Rocky River, was re-appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission for a term ending August 1, 2021. Mr. McDonald holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Dayton. Mr. McDonald has more than 25 years in senior and executive management roles in state and local government. He has served as Finance Director for the Ohio Secretary of State, Assistant Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce for Governor Taft and Deputy State Treasurer in the office of Ohio Treasurer of State.
Currently, Mr. McDonald is the Director of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and serves as a Trustee for the Ohio Association of Election Officials.
Sean A. Whalen - Vice Chairman
of Powell, was re-appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission for a term ending August 1, 2020. Mr. Whalen is a Senior Analyst with a large national bank and has five years of state government service that includes concentrated experience in public sector banking and treasury management services. Sean earned his bachelor's from Ohio State University as well as his MBA from Ohio State's Fisher College of Business. He holds a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation from the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP).
of Shaker Heights, Ohio was re-appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission for a term ending August 1, 2020. Mr. Brady is a Regional Sales Director with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, President of the consulting firm Shaker Consulting LLC and he is a city councilman in the city of Shaker Heights. A decorated veteran of the Persian Gulf War, Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Toledo.
Elizabeth D. Vaci Komar
of Painesville Twp., was re-appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission for a term ending August 1, 2019. Ms. Vaci Komar holds a Bachelors of Arts degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University, in addition to her JD degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Ms. Vaci Komar is General Counsel and Director of Compliance at Pharmacy Data Management, Incorporated. She is a graduate of Leadership Lake County.
John F. Lewis
of Orange Village, was first appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission in 2012 and is now serving a third term ending August 1, 2019. Mr. Lewis is the President and owner of North Coast Packaging, Inc. He has also served on the Alcohol and Drug Services Board of Cuyahoga County and Recovery Resources, Inc.
of Rocky River, was appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission in 2013 and is now service a second term ending August 1, 2019. Mr. McAleer earned his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Cleveland State University. He has served as the Fiscal and Operations Manager for the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and Budget Analyst for the Cuyahoga County’s Office of Budget and Management.
Currently, Mr. McAleer is the Legislative Budget Advisor for the Cuyahoga County Council and serves as a Board Member for the Cuyahoga County Convention Facilities Development Corporation, which oversees the new Cleveland Convention Center and the Global Center for Health Innovation.
of New Albany, was re-appointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission for a term ending August 1, 2020. Ms. Mingo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from The Ohio State University. Ms. Mingo serves as the director of Community Relations at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Ms. Mingo directs the community engagement efforts of the hospital and works closely with neighborhood and civic organizations. She is a graduate of Leadership Columbus 2012, board member of Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, and a former mayoral appointed commissioner to the City of Columbus Community Relations Commission.
of Stoutsville, was reappointed to the Ohio Lottery Commission for a term ending August 1, 2021. Mr. Morgan previously served as the executive director of Ohio BankPac and the secretary of the Ohio Bankers Association’s Service Corporation. He also served as the senior vice president for the Ohio Bankers Association and as the mayor for the City of Shawnee. He currently serves as the treasurer of the James A. Rhodes Leadership Foundation and as the executive director of the Ohio Rural Development Partnership.