President's Cabinet


The President's Cabinet consists of senior leaders from across the university who advise the president on short-, medium- and long-term issues, priorities and initiatives.


Dr. Kristina M. Johnson

Jay Anderson
Chief Operating Officer, Wexner Medical Center

JR Blackburn
Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Michael C. Eicher
Senior Vice President for Advancement

Jessica A. Eveland
Secretary of the Board of Trustees

Anne Garcia
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Dr. Melissa Gilliam
Executive Vice President and Provost

Jay D. Kasey
Senior Vice President for Administration and Planning

Dr. Peter Mohler
Interim Executive Vice President of Research, Innovation and Knowledge

Michael Papadakis
Senior Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Elizabeth Parkinson
Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Stacy Rastauskas
Vice President for Government Affairs

Dr. Jeff Risinger
Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources

Dr. Melissa Shivers
Senior Vice President for Student Life

Gene D. Smith
Senior Vice President and Wolfe Foundation Endowed Athletic Director

Dr. Andrew Thomas
Chief Clinical Officer, Wexner Medical Center and Senior Associate Vice President of Health Sciences

Photo of the seal on the Oval

Leadership and Committees

The Ohio State University is a large and diverse institution that benefits from the insight and engagement of a variety of stakeholders.