Megan O’Callaghan is Dublin’s sixth city manager, a role she assumed on October 1, 2022. O’Callaghan has been serving the City of Dublin since 2014, when she was hired as the City’s Public Service Director. Prior to her appointment to city manager, she served as the City’s deputy city manager/chief finance and development officer, deputy city manager/chief operating officer and director of public works. She has successfully formulated and executed strategic plans in areas including Finance, Development, Economic Development, Building Standards and Transportation & Mobility, a division she created in 2020 to advance the City’s Connected Dublin initiatives.

O’Callaghan has overseen nearly all of the City’s departments and divisions including Engineering, Street & Utilities Operations, Fleet & Facilities Management, Park Operations, Parks and Recreation, and Asset Management. During her tenure, she has planned and executed the City’s Capital Improvements Program, including many highlights such as her passionate involvement, oversight and project management of the Dublin Link pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Scioto River. 

O’Callaghan is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree. She attended Capital University Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude and earned her Juris Doctorate while she was working as a full-time engineer. She is a registered Professional Engineer and attorney in the State of Ohio. Before joining the Dublin team, O’Callaghan worked for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) as a Deputy Director responsible for delivering the Department’s nearly $2 billion annual construction program.

Throughout her career, O’Callaghan has demonstrated a commitment to innovation and technology - learn more on Friday!

Outside of work, O’Callaghan is a Dublin resident with two children. She and her family love going to the Dublin parks, riding bikes
on the paths, and attending as many city events as possible.

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