Sarah Bohman

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Sarah Bohman
Deputy Chief of Staff
Office of the President

Sarah Bohman has spent her career in higher education and nonprofit organizations driving enterprise-level strategic initiatives, leading culture transformation and advancing leadership effectiveness. She thrives on finding innovative and collaborative ways to advance institutional goals, solve complex problems and develop high potential talent. Sarah is known for bringing a calm presence, infinite curiosity, quick analysis and relentless positivity to her work. Her deep commitment to values grounds her leadership and fuels her passion for higher education.

Sarah has served in multiple roles at Ohio State in the Offices of Student Life, Advancement and Human Resources where she provided strategic consultation to executive leaders, facilitated large-scale projects and programs, led the design and automation of operational scorecards, designed strategic messaging and developed plans to assess and strengthen the organizations in which she served.

In addition to Ohio State, Sarah served in multiple roles for Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity’s International Headquarters where she led the design and implementation of an organizational restructure of 315 staff and volunteer roles, the development of a volunteer experience that increased alumnae engagement by 20 percent and reenvisioned a national consultant program for increased operational efficiency and diversity of talent. Most recently, Sarah served as a talent management consultant in the Office of Human Resources where she provided organizational effectiveness and strategic culture change consultation as well as executive coaching to leaders across the institution.

Sarah is an advocate for higher education’s ability to create an engaged and productive citizenry, serve as a platform of access and impact for our community and believes we are stronger organizations when we empower and encourage our people to live into their greatest talents. An alumna of Ohio State, Sarah has her undergraduate degree in journalism and a master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of Dayton. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree in higher education student affairs at Ohio State with a focus on organizational behavior. Beyond her professional roles, Sarah and her partner, Kurt, are parents to three daughters: Noelle, Audrey and Charlotte.