Matthew A. Szollosi
Executive Director

Executive Director Matt Szollosi has been a building trades attorney for over 20 years. Additionally, he has been elected to 4 terms on the Oregon City Council and 4 terms to the Ohio House of Representatives. From 2008-2010, Szollosi was elected by the Legislature to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore of the Ohio House. Matt, his wife Melanie, and 3 children reside in Upper Arlington, Ohio.


Rob Dorans, Esq.
Chief Legal Counsel

Rob Dorans, Esq. serves as the Legal Counsel for ACT Ohio and manages the Legal & Research Department. He is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Toledo College of Law and is a proud second generation IBEW member. Rob serves as a Councilmember for the City of Columbus. He lives in Columbus with his wife, their son, and their rescue pitbull.

Kitty French
Communications & Marketing Director

Kitty French serves as Communications & Marketing Director for ACT Ohio. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University, holds an Master of Business Administration from Franklin University, and is a former business journalist with a body of work recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Press Club of Cleveland, and the national Alliance of Area Business Publications.


Carlee Emmons
Senior Research Associate

Carlee Emmons serves as Senior Research Associate for ACT Ohio in the Legal & Research Department. She provides detailed and thorough background information to assist the organization’s affiliate members.She is a graduate of The Ohio State University for both undergrad and law school. Carlee lives in Hilliard with her two children.