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Kelly Winzenread
Executive Coordinator

Kelly Winzenread


Role and Responsibilities

As Executive Coordinator, Kelly Winzenread plans, promotes and executes events and meetings for Columbus 2020. These include investor updates, international delegations, business roundtables and community meetings. She also assists the Mid-Ohio Development Exchange (MODE) Board of Directors with programming, communication and administrative needs, including a lead role with Economic Development 411 (ED411), MODE’s signature event which brings together more than 500 elected and appointed officials, civic leaders and business leaders for a half-day conference.

Kelly has expertise in the management of both small and large-scale corporate events. Her previous experience as an advertising account supervisor rounded out her skill set and allows her to manage all aspects of an event including promotion, logistics, script development, vendor management and event communications.

Past Experience and Education


  • Account Supervisor, Fahlgren Mortine
  • Associate Program Manager, Ryan Partnership
  • Events/Marking Coordinator, Experience Columbus


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and management, Ohio University

Board and Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Besa
  • Volunteer, Pelotonia


Why do you live in the Columbus Region?

The Columbus Region is constantly growing, evolving and affording new opportunities to residents. Here I’m able to live fully, no matter what stage of life I’m in.

Why do you work in economic development? 

I enjoy seeing my work have an impact and make a difference in my community.