Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) Board of Directors has announced that it has hired Peg Moertl as president. Moertl will succeed Hal Keller, OCCH’s president of 25 years, when he retires in 2019.
Before joining OCCH, Moertl served as president of HCDC, a 35-year-old nonprofit economic development agency in Cincinnati that grows jobs and the economy through innovation incubation, small business lending and development services. Moertl’s work also includes serving as senior vice president of Community Development Banking at PNC Bank for nearly 15 years, leading teams responsible for community development loans and investments, grant making and sponsorships, along with increasing lending in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods using creative bank-community partnerships. She also served as the director of Development for the City of Cincinnati.
Moertl has been recognized as one of Cincinnati Magazine’s 2019 Most Powerful Business Leaders, a YWCA Career Woman of Achievement, and among the Top 15 Ohio Women Business Leaders by the Ohio Women’s Conference.
Moertl will become OCCH president on April 1, 2019 and Keller will assist with the transition for the balance of the year. Keller will assume the title of president and CEO Emeritus and continue to support the organization into the future as needed.