2024 Central Ohio Women in Leadership Symposium
March 13, 2024
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)
Women In Leadership
Christina Jackson serves the Chief People Officer for Donatos Pizza. In her role, she is a strategic business advisor to the CEO and President and key member of the Executive Leadership Team. Christina also oversees the People Services Team which includes Recruiting, Total Rewards, Training & Operational Excellence, Safety & Compliance, Associate Relations, Organizational Development, Culture & Experience as well as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. She is responsible for creating innovative strategies and developing inclusive people plans that build sales, improve profit and protect the brand while enhancing a culture that lives and breathes Donatos’ core values. With over 20 years of professional experience, Christina has held several HR leadership roles at companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, JPMorgan Chase, LBrands (formerly Limited Brands), OhioHealth and Designer Brands (parent company of DSW, Vince Camuto and The Shoe Company). Christina earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The University of Cincinnati in 1998 and her Master of Business Administration degree from Capital University in 2003. She became a Senn-Delaney certified facilitator in 2012, completed the DTUI Certified Diversity Professional curriculum in 2015 and achieved her Hudson Institute Internal Executive Coaching certification in 2020. In 2022, Christina had the honor and privilege of making a presentation on Designer Brands’ ESG initiatives during an Investor Day Event at The New York Stock Exchange. Christina has held various leadership roles as a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated since 1995, served as Vice-Chair on the Columbus Harmony Project Board from 2013 – 2017 and is currently a member of the Girls on the Run of Central Ohio (GOTRCO) Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.) Committee. She currently resides in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and their two teenaged children.
Amanda McCullouch, SHRM-SCP, serves as Regional Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Mount Carmel Health System. In her role, she strategically supports the senior leaders and over 8,500 colleagues across 4 acute care hospitals, Mount Carmel’s Health Plan (MediGold), the Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Mount Carmel Medical Group, and various other ambulatory and joint venture facilities. Amanda has been with Mount Carmel for over 17 years; and has more than 20 years of Human Resources experience. She prides herself on maintaining a positive, can-do attitude and enjoys being a servant leader. She has successfully managed professional growth within her career while balancing motherhood. Amanda’s philosophy on work-life balance is to give 110% at work and at home while setting boundaries to ensure both receive the attention deserved andneedd. Amanda graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interpersonal Communications. She achieved her Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification in May 2021. She is a Board member for Diley Ridge Medical Center and beginning in January 2024, the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce, and serves as a 2024 Executive Leadership Team member for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO), and the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Amanda resides in Grove City, Ohio with her husband (James), 11-year-old identical twin boys (Asher and Cayden), and the family’s St. Bernard (Zeke). In her little free time, Amanda enjoys working out, watching her boys play sports, reading, and spending time outdoors with her family.
Marchelle E. Moore is Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Chief Diversity Officer and President of the Encova Foundation of Ohio. In this role, Marchelle leads innovative efforts to make Encova an inclusive and equitable atmosphere for all associates and is also responsible for leading corporate citizenship initiatives and advancing the organization’s philanthropic efforts across its geographic footprint of 28 states and the District of Columbia. Previously, Marchelle served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for Encova Insurance. In that role, Marchelle led strategic and tactical legal initiatives, regulatory affairs and industry relations. Prior to joining Encova, Marchelle served as Central Ohio Transit Authority’s (COTA) Vice President of Legal and Government Affairs and General Counsel. Marchelle served on the company’s executive leadership team and oversaw all legal matters, including corporate governance, compliance, and ethics. Marchelle joined COTA as Senior Legal Counsel and in a few years later, she was promoted to Interim Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations, a role she held for two years, overseeing all division goals and objectives, employee relations, three labor contracts, and the implementation of training, education, and employee development programs. Marchelle currently serves on the Governing Committee of The Columbus Foundation, the Independent Review Panel of JobsOhio, and as a corporate board director. Marchelle is the past Chair of The Ohio State University Alumni Association Board of Directors and former Co-chair of the City of Columbus Charter Review Commission. Marchelle holds a Juris Doctor degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Ohio State University.
Lourdes Negrón-McDaniel is the Assistant Chief Diversity Officer, Director of Inclusion and Culture at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where she helps to lead the organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy and people initiatives and programs. Lourdes serves on the leadership team for the health system’s Stand Against Racism and Stand for Health Equity framework, also known as STAND. Within this enterprise-wide framework, Lourdes co-chairs the education and development efforts for the organization on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and serves on various committees representing the overall strategic framework. Lourdes previously served as director for DEI at The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio, integrating and operationalizing DEI best practices to achieve equity of care and service. Lourdes has substantive experience through the life cycle of diversity strategic planning and implementation, focused on the intersection of health care and community wellness, including intentionally addressing the social determinants of health. As an executive consultant, Lourdes leveraged her expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion frameworks to support hospitals, health and healthcare serving entities, and community-based groups advance health and economic equity for key stakeholders. Lourdes is founder and principal for a consulting practice that provided training and development, coaching, and change management services to clients in industries including healthcare, higher education, nonprofit and community-based organizations, councils, and associations, leading the work through an inclusive lens that creates inclusive environments and leverages diversity for greater impact. A graduate of the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, Lourdes holds a B.A. in Social Work , a master’s degree in Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction, and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Organizational Psychology with a specialization in Diversity Management from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Lourdes currently represents Nationwide Children’s Hospital on the DEI Advisory Council for the Children’s Hospital Association, based out of Washington DC; serves on the advisory board for the Ohio Diversity Council, and concluded board service with the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.); served on the community advisory committee with Cleveland State University’s Levin College of Urban Affairs, and volunteers as a trainer and coach to the Neighborhood Leadership Institute. Lourdes is committed to co-creating ecosystems where all can be of service and thrive. She considers herself a lifelong learner, actively engaging in learning communities. Lourdes holds a variety of certifications, including a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP), Executive Organization Development (EOD) certification from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Qualified Administrator, MBTI Certified Practitioner, TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer, Intervention Specialist certification, and a TetraMap Certified Facilitator.
W. Shawna Gibbs has elevated the areas of education, community engagement, the arts and empowerment for women of girls for more than 25 years. Currently, she serves at the Director of Education and Special Initiatives at the ADAMH Board of Franklin County. In this role, she promotes ADAMH investments in school-based mental health and community- wide prevention and behavioral health initiatives that benefit youth. Her professional career also includes the Columbus Urban League, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland and IMPACT Community Action. W. Shawna Gibbs is sought after for her visionary ideas, thought leadership, strategies and engagement. Her past and present Board leadership includes I Know I Can, Columbus Community Relations Commission, YWCA Bright Futures Committee, Women Coming Together and the Columbus Board of Education where she was elected three times concluding with 13 years of service. In the broader community, Gibbs supports initiatives that create sustainable social change . She is well known for her leadership of the Shirley Chisholm Conference for Girls in Government, the Dr. Alexa Canady Conference for Future Doctors, Dentists and Nurses, Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio , the Morning of H.O.P.E. for Teen Suicide Prevention and Museum Day Live! ; an initiative to inspire more people of color to visit and explore Central Ohio museums. She has completed the African American Leadership Academy Cycle 1, Project Diversity Cycle 10, and Leadership Ohio. In 2019, she completed the first cohort of Harvard Business Schools’ Accelerating Board Capacity Institute. Her accolades include: Induction into the All-Ohio School Board and earned Master School Board Member certification, Business First's ‘40 Under Forty’ Award, The Women’s Fund’s Keyholder 4 Award, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Jewel Award and many, many more. W. Shawna Gibbs is a proud alumnus of The Columbus Alternative High School and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Faith Ministries Church. She enjoys NASCAR, football, boating, fireworks and gardening . Of her many achievements, she believes her highest honor is being called Mommy, daughter, sister, Soror, auntie, mentor and friend.
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