Clarence Mingo, Franklin County Auditor

Board Member, Government Leaders

Auditor Clarence Mingo’s life and career have been about service to his country and his community.

A veteran of the United States Army, Clarence answered the call of service and served honorably with the coalition forces that liberated Kuwait during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. 

Upon his return, Clarence attended The Ohio State University where he earned his undergraduate and law degree.  He then refocused his commitment to service to his community as an attorney in private practice.  Clarence also served the indigent residents throughout Franklin County through the Legal Aide Society of Columbus.

In 2007, the late Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, Thomas J. Moyer, appointed Clarence as a commissioner in the Ohio Court of Claims. In 2009, Clarence was appointed as Franklin County Auditor and has since won two consecutive elected terms.  In 2011, Governor John Kasich appointed Clarence to serve as a Commissioner for the Ohio Lottery.  In 2014, Auditor Mingo was featured by MSNBC as a “Rising Leader" in Ohio.

As Auditor, Clarence ensures that Franklin County residents are offered the best public service in fiscal, real estate and consumer protection.

Clarence and his wife Angela married in 1992 and have 2 daughters. The family resides in New Albany, Ohio and look forward to greater opportunities for service.