Kenosis Ltd., President
February 28, 2011
Monty Lobb is the president of Kenosis Ltd., an organizational change consulting firm, where he teaches and mentors leaders to be the message of high character. He also practices court-appointed criminal law in Fairfield County, Ohio. In addition, Lobb teaches M.B.A. courses at Franklin University, and he has taught graduate business courses at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
Lobb served as assistant secretary of state of Ohio from 1999–2007 and chief of staff from 2000–03 to Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell. In his role as assistant secretary, he focused on policy development, strategic planning, and running the Ohio Center for Civic Character. He began his career with Blackwell in 1996 as manager of the research, projects, and constituent services department.
He was elected to the Princeton City School District Board of Education and served a year as president. He also served as president of Citizens for Community Values in Cincinnati and as chairman of Common Ground Ministries, a transitional homeless program. In 2006, he co-founded Advocacy for HOPE, a group that gives voice to the reentry needs of prisoners and their families while maintaining the call for restitution.
Lobb is a graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law. He earned his B.A. from Olivet Nazarene University and received undergraduate credits from New College at the University of Oxford.