ODIA advocates for Ohio’s defense industry in Columbus and Washington, D.C., while also creating a forum for defense industry contractors to develop strategic partnerships and build key relationships in the public and private sectors, identify new business opportunities and solve technical challenges through unique training opportunities.

  • ODIA is the only statewide organization established to support and grow the defense industry throughout Ohio.
  • ODIA presents a united voice for Ohio’s defense industry in Washington, D.C. and Columbus. 
  • ODIA assists member companies in navigating federal and state government challenges.
  • ODIA provides valuable business development opportunities to member companies, whether they are large firms or smaller enterprises. 
Connie Luck

Connie Luck

Executive Director

Dave Celona

Managing Director
Public Policy & Strategic Initiatives

David Koren

Managing Director
Government Affairs