DPIE Welcomes Eric Ampedu

DPIE Welcomes Eric Ampedu, new Associate Director, photo of Eric on blue and green background

New Associate Director of the Administrative Services Division joins DPIE's senior management team.

Eric Ampedu joins DPIE after nearly 18 years in the District of Columbia government. He is a seasoned government services executive with extensive HR and operations experience. Eric started his DC Government career at the District Department of Transportation, where he utilized innovative recruitment techniques to attract engineers from other jurisdictions to the District. He played a leadership role in transforming the DC Taxicab commission into the current Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV) in the District and deployed the use of gTechna technology to track and monitor the activities of for-hire vehicles in the District. Most recently, he served as the Chief Administrative Officer for DCRA and led the efforts that transitioned DCRA and established the District’s newest agencies, the Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection (DLCP) without any interruption in service delivery. Eric earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Cape-Coast in Ghana and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He is a family man who enjoys gardening, watching football and playing soccer.