As part of the disparity study, a Steering Committee—made up of representatives of Ohio businesses and ODOT and Turnpike staff members—was assembled to:
Through the course of the study, the Steering Committee met to discuss study progress and timeline, community outreach efforts, preliminary marketplace findings, and other relevant topics.
Steering Committee participants are:
LaShawn Reed, Ohio Minority Supplier Development CouncilMarlon Moore, Huntington BankSteven Sims, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit AuthorityJune Taylor, Integral ManagementChristopher Runyan, Ohio Contractors AssociationTony Yacobucci, Ohio Turnpike, Chief EngineerRobin Carlin, Ohio Turnpike, Director of AdministrationTommie Jo Marsilio, Ohio Turnpike, Director of Risk ManagementKevin Golick, Ohio Turnpike, Procurement ManagerMark Musson, Ohio Turnpike, Director of Contracts and ComplianceFerzan Ahmed, ODOT District 6, Deputy DirectorDeborah Green, ODOT Small and Disadvantaged Business EnterpriseBrad Jones, ODOT Division of Construction, Deputy DirectorMyron Pakush, ODOT District 12, Deputy DirectorKim Watson, ODOT, Assistant Deputy Director, Division of Opportunity, Diversity & InclusionGlen Stephens, G. Stephens Inc., OwnerBernard Lewis, B.G. Trucking & Construction, OwnerJoe Lopez, Aster Elements, CEO Stephanie Mercado, Team NEO JobsOhio Network PartnerDiana Anthony, Ohio Turnpike, MBE/DBE Program Manager Amy Hall, Ebony Construction, President