Mo Darwish

Director of Planning and Funding

As Director of Planning, Mo Darwish is responsible for assisting communities with project funding. He’s served dozens of municipalities across Northeast Ohio with his planning experience and creative funding strategies. Mo has a thorough understanding of infrastructure needs, upgrades and knows what it takes to finance these projects successfully.

Mo has worked in the public sector for over 22 years. Six of those years were spent as the ODOT Deputy Director for District 4. He was also at the Ohio Turnpike Commission, where he oversaw all contracts, budgets and long-range plans for highway improvements along the Ohio Turnpike. He worked as the liaison between the governor’s office, the Ohio Turnpike Commission and the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Mo earned his Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and his Master Degree in Engineering Science from Youngstown State University. He is a member of both the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Society of Highway Engineers.

You can reach Mo at 330.572.2174 or email him at