Assistant Health Commissioner
Greg Kesterman is Assistant Health Commissioner for Hamilton County Public Health, an agency charged with providing public health services to more than 480,000 citizens in Southwestern Ohio. Mr. Kesterman is in charge of the agency’s Environmental Services Division covering environmental health, plumbing, waste management and water quality. He has been with Hamilton County Public Health since 2006, progressing from environmental health sanitarian to division director, prior to assuming his current role in executive management. During his tenure, Mr. Kesterman has managed divisions to high-performing status, capturing local, regional and international recognition. Under his leadership, the Environmental Health Division captured the prestigious Samuel J. Crumbine award recognizing the top-performing food program in North America. Prior to joining Hamilton County Public Health, Mr. Kesterman integrated his passion for the outdoors and environmental protection into a series of increasingly responsible positions in environmental education. His has lived in Maine, Wyoming and California as an instructor for Regional, State and National Park services. Mr. Kesterman holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University. He is a National Environmental Health Registered Sanitarian. He holds memberships in the National and State of Ohio Environmental Health Associations.