The New Employee Onboarding Lean Team members below developed and implemented project goals with assistance from partners in Academic Affairs, Business Affairs, Transportation Solutions, Equity and Inclusion, General Counsel, University Relations & Marketing. Various employees and supervisors across OSU provided input and testing.


Team Members

Lori Wolcott (Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center), Lean Team LeaderOSU Flowers Building

David Barnes (University Administrative Business Center)

Mitchell Barrington (Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center)

Joey Carson (Arts and Sciences Business Center)

Donna Chastain (Office of Human Resources)

Karren Cholewinski (Finance & Administration)

Kim Cholewinski (Health Sciences Business Center)

Jennifer Creighton (Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center)

Michael Dooley (Health Sciences Business Center)

Tammy Hubert (Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center)

Luke McIlvenny (Business and Engineering Business Center)

Kay Miller (Environmental Health and Safety)

Cindy Myers (Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center)

Tracey O’Brien (Business and Engineering Business Center)

Jenna Reeves (Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center)

Melanie Rose (Finance & Administration)

Christina Schaaf (Office of Human Resources)


Linda Powell, Director of OSU Shared Services/Business Centers

Dave Blake, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Facilities, Risk Management & Public Safety

Mike Green, Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration

Glenn Ford, Vice President for Finance & Administration/CFO (Executive Sponsor)


Patti Snopkowski, Chief Audit Officer