Pickerington resident Craig Lomonico has been named director of the Fairfield Career Center.

Pickerington resident Craig Lomonico has been named director of the Fairfield Career Center.

He succeeds Bonnie Hopkins, who was recently appointed district superintendent.

Lomonico began working for the district in 2002 as the culinary arts instructor at Eastland Career Center. In August 2007, he was named assistant director at the Fairfield Career Center.

Prior to joining what is now Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools, Lomonico worked as a sous chef for five years at Killer Creek Restaurant in Atlanta, Ga.