POSITION: Since 2010, president of Columbus State Community College. Columbus State serves more than 45,000 students annually from all 88 Ohio counties. The college was recognized with the Leah Meyer Austin Award from Achieving the Dream in 2019. Narrowed performance gaps by 50% for low-income students, 24% for students of color. More than doubled completion rates.
PREVIOUS: Vice provost for regional campuses at the University of Central Florida; vice president of instruction at Seminole State College; dean of business technologies at Sinclair Community College; director of the Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Center, a partnership between Sinclair and the University of Dayton. Prior experience as a consulting manager with Accenture’s Pittsburgh Office.
AFFILIATIONS: Current Board Service: Columbus Partnership; FutureReady Columbus; Rise Together; the Ohio Association of Community Colleges; JFF Policy Leadership Trust.
EDUCATION: Ph.D., Education Policy and Leadership, Ohio State University; MBA, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh; Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton.