Borntrager replaces Brian Rothenberg, who is leaving to become the Executive Director of a new non-profit called ProgressOhio.org. Borntrager leaves a position as Communications Specialist with the Special Olympics after having served through the Special Olympics World and National Games.
"I'm encouraged that we could get someone of Randy's caliber and experience to continue building the Ohio Democratic Party's communications program," said Redfern. Redfern said it was Rothenberg's decision to leave and there has been a month-long transition plan. "We wish Brian well and I believe there will be a seemless transition for ODP as the communications program, technology and infrastructure is solid and Randy will have all the tools he needs to pick-up and run.