Management Team

Assistant City Manager

Kelly HarringtonKelly Harrington is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Blue Ash. She started with Blue Ash in April 2007 as the Assistant to the City Manager and was promoted to her current role in May 2012. Kelly’s duties with the City of Blue Ash include oversight of Economic Development, Community Development, Communications, Council Relations, and Citizen Contact. Kelly previously served the City of Clayton, OH in a similar capacity.

Having held several board positions with the Southwest Ohio Association of Municipal Management Assistants and the Cincinnati Area Manager’s Association in the past, she also currently serves as the Past President of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Society of Public Administrators (ASPA). She was honored to receive ASPA’s Early Careerist Award in 2011. Kelly is also a proud alumna of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber C-Change (Class 8).

Kelly has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Geography from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Dayton.

Kelly can be contacted by email at or via phone at 745-8503.