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OJ Oleka

Office of Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball
Chief of Staff and Deputy Treasurer
OJ Oleka is Chief of Staff and Deputy Treasurer to Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball. OJ graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Political Science. After graduation, OJ joined Teach For America and taught middle school math in St. Louis. OJ has an MBA from Bellarmine University. He is currently a doctoral student at Bellarmine, focusing on higher education policy and career pathways for low-income students. OJ serves on several education and financial equity boards in Kentucky, including the Jump$tart Coalition, a financial literacy organization, where he serves as the president-elect. OJ lives in Louisville, KY with his wife, Jamie Beth, a public school science teacher.