2018 State of Stem

Metro’s State of STEM
Thank You!

Keynote Speaker:
Reginald B. McKnight,Head of U.S. Infrastructure Public Policy, Facebook

Honorary Chair:
Andrew J. Ginther, Mayor, City of Columbus Steering Committee

Kenny McDonald, President & CEO, Columbus 2020

Now is the time to invest in a STEM educated workforce. Today, nearly 4,000 STEM career openings exist in the central Ohio region. Metro collaborates with central Ohio businesses and industry partners to:

  • Develop its award-winning STEM curriculum;
  • Create Pathways to meet specific workforce needs for the region; and
  • Build authentic internship and apprenticeship opportunities.

Is your business in? Call or text your attendance to Development Officer Cathryn Geppert at (916) 893-6785 or email her at geppert@themetroschool.org.


  • Kenny McDonald (Chair) – President and CEO, Columbus 2020
  • Sheila Bennett – Metro parent
  • Wanda J. Dillard & Erika E. Mitiska – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Courtney Falato – The Ohio State University
  • Joyce K. Johnson – CCI Engineering Services
  • Alicia Oddi – Rev1 Ventures
  • Pamela Rodier – Rodier Law Offices, Inc.
  • Michael Suhovecky – SciTech
  • Sutha Wenger – Community Member
  • David L. White – Battelle