Clean Fuels Ohio, a Columbus-based 501(c)3 nonprofit and the designated Clean Cities Coalition for the state of Ohio, announced in June that Nicholas Strata has been appointed as Managing Director of the organization. Nick will oversee the day-to-day operations of Clean Fuels Ohio.

His background includes working in state government, lobbying, tech start-ups, managing and growing a large state-wide trade association and founding a healthcare management consulting company. His work experience includes staffing the Ohio Senate Finance Committee and Ohio House Insurance Committee, working as a Legislative Assistant in the Ohio House of Representatives, and serving as CEO of a healthcare trade association. Additionally, he has managed a state house campaign while also working on a presidential campaign. Mostly recently he was Senior Vice President of Operations and External Affairs for tech start-up Wyth; a rideshare company dedicated exclusively to colleges and universities. He currently serves as Executive Chairman of the consulting company Collaboration of Integrated Healthcare.

In addition to being a member of the Board of Governors at Lakewood University, Nick is a member of the Board of Advisors for EPM and Funders USA. He is also an active member and a coach in the Union County Elite FC.

In accepting this position, Nick offered the following statement, “I’m both excited and humbled to be chosen to be the Managing Director of CFO. I could not think of a better time to be in this industry and have an ability to make positive changes moving forward.”

Nick currently holds degrees from Wilmington College, Charleston Southern University (MBA) and The London School of Economics. He is married with two boys and currently resides in Marysville, Ohio.


About Clean Fuels Ohio

Officially designated in 2002, Clean Fuels Ohio is the official Clean Cities Coalition for the entire state of Ohio and takes pride in serving 12 million Ohioans every day by providing a cleaner environment and more prosperous economy. Through its consulting program, policy program, Drive Electric Ohio program, and federally funded projects, Clean Fuels Ohio has been the state’s clean transportation advocate for the past 20 years. In the last decade, Clean Fuels Ohio has achieved just shy of reducing one million tons of greenhouse gas emissions, cut the use of approximately 300 million gallons of gasoline, and certified 111 green fleets in the state. To learn more about the organization and its work, visit