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Columbus 2020 Team

The Columbus 2020 team is comprised of 20 economic development professionals. The team is dedicated to helping Columbus Region businesses expand and become more competitive, attracting investment from market-leading companies worldwide, developing a distinct identity and brand that raises awareness of the Columbus Region as a business location and identifying business challenges and opportunities through customized, objective research. 

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Kenny McDonald

President and Chief Economic Officer

Mallory Donaldson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Kelly Winzenread

Executive Coordinator




Sean Grant

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Randall

Senior Staff Accountant



Business Development and Project Management

Patty Huddle

Senior Vice President, Economic Development

Matt McCollister

Senior Vice President, Economic Development

Matt McQuade

Managing Director, Business Development
Justin Bickle

Deborah Scherer

Managing Director, Global Trade and Investment

Justin Bickle

Director, Project Management

Chris Strayer

Senior Project Manager

Tom Stipkovich Stephanie Bosco

Archit Dhir

Project Manager, Global Trade and Investment

Tom Stipkovich

Project Manager

Stephanie I. Bosco

Economic Development Coordinator

Tim Harman    

Tim Harman

Director, Customized Workforce Recruitment and Training



Investor Relations


Chip Holcombe

Managing Director, Investor Relations

Marketing and Communications


Irene Alvarez

Managing Director, Marketing and Communications

Nick Reshan

Marketing Specialist


Jung Kim

Managing Director, Research and Business Intelligence

Laura Hess

Research Manager

Jay Knox

Research Manager

Board of Directors

Pablo A. Vegas, Chairman
Executive Vice President and President
Columbia Gas Group

Eric Phillips, Secretary
Executive Director
Union County Economic Development Partnership

Gregory R. Overmyer, Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer
Overmyer Hall Associates

Marilyn Brown
County Commissioner
Franklin County Board of Commissioners

Corrine Burger headshotCorrine Burger
Chief Control Officer, Consumer and Community Banking
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Alex R. FisAlex Fischer Columbus Partnership Headshotcher
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Columbus Partnership

Andrew J. Ginther headshotAndrew J. Ginther
City of Columbus

Michael Keller
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Michael W. Louge
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Robert Schottenstein headshotRobert H. Schottenstein
Chief Executive Officer and President
M/I Homes

Tom-ShoupeTom Shoupe
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Julie SloatJulie Sloat
President and Chief Operating Officer
AEP Ohio, American Electric Power

Mark SmolikMark Smolik
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer
DHL Supply Chain

Kristi Tanner JobsOhio HeadshotKristi Tanner
Managing Director

Dr. David Williams, Ph.D., Sc.D.
Executive Dean
College of Engineering, The Ohio State University


Patrick Cornelius
Squire Patton Boggs

Sean Grant 
Chief Financial Officer
Columbus 2020

Kenny McDonald, CEcD, President
President and Chief Economic Officer
Columbus 2020

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