Ohio Department of Transportation Assistant Director of Business and Human Resources/Chief of Staff Pamela Vest Boratyn oversees the divisions of human resources; finance; legal; communications; policy and legislative services; information technology; and opportunity, diversity, and inclusion.
Over the past three decades, she has worked in state and local government, most recently as general counsel to then Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, and, prior to that as chief of the transportation section in the attorney general’s office.
Pam has also served in many leadership roles, including chief counsel to the auditor of state and safety/service director for the city of Reynoldsburg where she was responsible for administration of five city divisions, including the police department, water & sewer division, and the streets division. She also worked closely with the city engineer on major road improvement projects and was liaison to federal and state transportation agencies for all municipal infrastructure projects.
She has decades experience recruiting, hiring, training, and managing people as well as her years as litigation counsel. Pam earned her law degree from Capital University and holds a master’s degree in law & judicial policymaking and American political systems from Miami University (Ohio), as well as a bachelor’s degree in diplomacy & foreign affairs/political science, also from Miami University.
Pam is dedicated to making ODOT a great place to work; to furthering the department’s vision of becoming a long-term, reliable, professional, and highly-productive organization; and to fulfilling the department’s mission to provide safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place.