Ryan Hart

Ryan Hart is a proud resident of Norwood who is dedicated to bettering the community and serving his fellow neighbors. As an experienced leader in business, Ryan Hart understands the issues and opportunities facing Norwood.  He is committed to advancing our great city forward.


Ryan Hart was born in Cincinnati and has spent most of his life in the tri-state area.  He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a business degree.  As a student at UC, he was involved on campus as a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, campus ambassador, and student athlete.


Following graduation, Hart began his career with International Paper, an S&P 500 component company.  He has worked in various roles with increasing responsibility in the areas of finance, business strategy, sales, and sourcing.  He currently works as a buyer of capital equipment and services, negotiating complex, high-value contracts to support International Paper operations.


While employed with International Paper, Hart spent time living in Memphis, Tennessee and Indianapolis, Indiana, before returning to Cincinnati.  In 2018, he purchased his first home in Norwood’s 3rd Ward.


Although he has not lived in Norwood for very long, Ryan Hart has strong ties to the city.  His father, Roger Hart, held his first job out of college with Cincinnati Milacron and, following several acquisitions, he is now employed by Siemens.  His grandfather, George Robert Deubell, grew up in Norwood, attended Purcell High School, and graduated with advanced degrees from the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University.  And his great-grandfather, George Leonard Deubell, ran for Norwood City Council in the 1950s.


As a resident of Norwood, Hart maintains his passion for community service and engagement.  He volunteers in Norwood and with his church, Holy Trinity.  He has continued his involvement with the Sigma Chi Fraternity, currently serving as the President of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter.  Additionally, he is a season ticket holder for Bearcats football and basketball.


Ryan Hart lives in Norwood’s 3rd Ward on Robertson Avenue, between Dorl Field and the Norwood Creamy Whip.