Roetzel Consulting Solutions Director

As Director of Roetzel Consulting Solutions, Mr. Dodson focuses on providing comprehensive solutions to both public and private clients alike, including governmental relations, economic development, business development, communications and crisis management.  He understands that most complex matters involve strategic, practical and political considerations, and he assists his clients in balancing these dynamics during their decisions-making process. Mr. Dodson’s experience in local and state government and politics enable him to provide unique and valuable insight to obtain his client’s desired outcome.


Mr. Dodson is well-versed in developing and assisting public-private partnerships that have advanced projects in many Northeast Ohio communities.  Given his years of experience on the public side of these transactions Mr. Dodson is able to represent both local governments looking to improve their communities through investment, as well as private entities looking to navigate the complex framework of local, state and federal laws to make a development project a reality.  Mr. Dodson’s project management skills and his detailed knowledge of the landscape of local and state incentives, programs and assistance can be critical to ensuring your project’s success.


Prior to joining Roetzel and Andress, Mr. Dodson served as Chief of Staff to two County Executives in Summit County, Ohio over an 11-year period.  Immediately prior to serving as Chief of Staff, Mr. Dodson served as Assistant Director of Law for Summit County.  He also represented public, for-profit and non-profit clients before joining the Summit County Executive’s Office.




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