Current Trustees

The governor of Ohio appoints 15 voting Ohio residents who serve nine-year terms and two voting student trustees who serve two-year terms. Additionally, the board selects up to three non-voting, non-Ohio residents to serve as charter trustees for three-year terms.

 
Photo of Trustee Hiroyuki Fujita
Founder and CEO, Quality Electrodynamics
Chief Technology Officer, CT-MR Division, Canon Medical Systems Corporation
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CEO
Whitebarn Associates
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Former President and CEO
The Columbus Partnership
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Owner and President
Foremost Management, Inc.
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Founding Partner
Zeiger, Tigges & Little LLP
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Former Chairman of the Board and CEO
Marathon Petroleum Corp.
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Partner-in-Charge
Jones Day Columbus
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President and CEO
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Former Secretary and Senior Advisor to the Board of Trustees
The Ohio State University
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Executive Director
Ohio Cattlemen's Association
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President
Connecting the Dots, LLC
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Principal
Capitol Strategy Group
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Executive Vice President
DGD Group
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Founder
Bigby Financial Planning, LLC
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Founding Member
Perez Morris Law Firm
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Undergraduate Student Trustee
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Graduate Student Trustee
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Charter Trustee

Public Members

With the approval of the board, non-trustee public members serve on committees to ensure expertise is available in various areas of concentration.
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Managing Partner
Deloitte LLP - Houston
Susan Cole,  Public Member, Board of Trustees
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Molecular Genetics
The Ohio State University
Phillip Popovich, Public Member of the Board
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
The Ohio State University
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Chairman of the Board, CEO and President
M/I Homes, Inc.
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Retired Partner
Wellington Management Company, LLP