Larry Pinkelton 

Chief Financial Officer

Larry Pinkelton is Chief Financial Officer of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) and is responsible for overseeing the transit agency’s $146.6 million operating budget, capital program, financial reporting, treasury management activities and investments.

Mr. Pinkelton brings more than 30 years of experience to the role, most recently serving as CFO of Easterseals of Greater Cincinnati. Before that, he held senior financial leadership positions in the corporate and financial services sectors as well as, more recently, higher education. Most notably, Mr. Pinkelton served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Chicago State University, where he worked to reshape the funding models used to drive academic performance while also growing revenue. He also held the position of acting CFO of Northern Illinois University.

A Cincinnati native, Mr. Pinkelton earned his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati and his M.B.A. in Applied Business Economics from Xavier University.

He lives in Fairfield with his wife and son.