Mr. Hollington has served as Mayor of Hunting Valley since 2012. For the two years prior to that he served as an appointed State Representative in the Ohio General Assembly. Additionally he was the Finance Director of Hunting Valley from 2004-2010.
Professionally, Mr. Hollington has been engaged in the practice of law in Cleveland for more than 55 years and recently retired as a Senior Partner with the law firm of Baker & Hostetler, LLP. He is a life member of the 6th Circuit Federal Judicial Conference and of the Ohio 8th Circuit Judicial Conference. He has also served on the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Grievances & Discipline and its Commission on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Throughout most of his legal career, Mr. Hollington was also very active in the banking business, serving as Chairman of the Board of the Ohio Bank, and later as lead director of Sky Financial (now Huntington). He served on the FDIC’s Commission on banking policy and several terms on the Ohio Banking Commission.
Mr. Hollington is a graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School. Early in his career, Mr. Hollington served as law director of the City of Cleveland and two terms as an elected Ohio State Representative.
He has served on numerous civic boards, including Cleveland State University, University of Findlay, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Zoological Society, the Greater Cleveland Hospital Association and the City Club Forum Foundation.
The Mayor and his wife, Sally, have four children, 3 of whom reside in this area, and 10 grandchildren.