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Mallory Donaldson, Executive Support Administrator
Executive Assistant to the CEO

Mallory Donaldson


Role and Responsibilities

Mallory provides administrative support for the president and Columbus 2020 team. She coordinates local and international travel, plans Columbus 2020 Board of Directors meetings and Columbus 2020 committee meetings.

She has 8 years experience of supporting high level executives including elected officials, university presidents and administration in both for-profit and non-profit environments.

Past Experience and Education


  • Executive Assistant to Senior Advisor Archie Griffin, The Ohio State University
  • Scheduler to Mayor Michael B. Coleman, City of Columbus
  • Assistant Director of Scheduling, Office of the President, The Ohio State University


  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies; Focus: Latin America, The Ohio State University
  • University of Houston, Continuing Education: Grant Writing
  • The Ohio State University, Continuing Education: Non-Profit Management

Board and Community Involvement

  • Board Member, YWCA Columbus
  • Board Member, Columbus Dance Theatre
  • Committee Member, Ohio State Cheerleading Advisory Board
  • Member, Columbus Urban League Young Professionals
  • Volunteer, YWCA Family Center
  • Volunteer, Promiseland New Salem Church

Why do you live in the Columbus Region?

The Columbus Region is an amazing place to live, work and play!

Why do you work in economic development? 

Economic development makes a meaningful difference that will impact the strength, development and growth of our region's economy.