Diversity and Inclusion

Mission

Advocating for an inclusive culture that inspires an exceptionally diverse and talented team.

Values

  • Putting People First
  • Embracing Differences
  • Encouraging Brave Conversations
  • Raising Awarness

Advancement Inclusion Council (AIC)

The Office of Advancement is proud to have a group of 16 volunteer employees who help the organization focus on diversity and inclusion efforts.

Leslie Bleiwess

Leslie Bleiwess

Donor Experience

I have visited 40 states.

 
 

Sarah Bohman

Sarah Bohman

Alumni Association

I'm known to my kids as "Radio Mom" because I know most lyrics to most songs and can memorize a new one after hearing it only a few times.

Ben Campbell

Ben Campbell

University Marketing

I grew up on a farm just 25 minutes from Columbus.

 
 

Holly Danzig

Holly Danzig

Human Resources

When I'm not raising a family, working, going to grad school, and working out at Orangetheory . . . .I'm a huge puzzle nerd.

 

Marisa Delane

Marisa Delane

Alumni Association

I'm a writer, serial empath and lapsed skydiver. I'll try anything twice.

 
 

Destin Grayson

Destin Grayson

Regional Advancement

I made it from West Dayton.

 

Kyle Green

Kyle Green

College of Veterinary Medicine

I grew up on a dairy farm and sometimes will milk cows on the weekends if I go home (Young's Dairy).

 
 

Nadine Holmes

Nadine Holmes

Alumni Association

I really love to sew!

 

Jade Lac

Jade Lac

Medical Center Donor Relations

I'm an only child, and my favorite things are my dogs, Costco and Fiona (the hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo).

 
 

Dana Mack

Dana Mack

WOSU

I love traditional Jewish foods like chopped liver, yes please; creamed herring, I'll take 2 servings; kreplach (look it up), YUM!.

 

Sherry McNary

Sherry McNary

Donor Experience

I love shoes, chocolate, and a good sense of humor. And plenty of snacks!

 
 

Debbie Melser

Debbie Melser

Corporate Relations

I'm a huge Pee-wee Herman fan and even went to New York to see him on Broadway!

 

Steph Mizer

Steph Mizer

Human Resources

I've played basketball on the highest court in the country — in the U.S. Supreme Court building.

 
 

David Precise

David Precise

College of Arts and Sciences

I am nearing completion of the Columbus Ale Trail (and many of the breweries are owned and operated by Ohio State Arts/Sci graduates)!

 

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez

Scholarship and Student Support

The son of two immigrants, my life has been richly colored by culture and by stories, highlighted by the publication of an original book in 2016.

 
 

Jason Shults

Jason Shults

University Marketing

Son of a preacher. Professional artist. Amateur chef. Friend to all humans.

 

Angie Theaker

Angie Theaker

IT

I know way too much about float building, staging large parades and pyrotechnics.