Advancing the Field of Change Management in Ohio
Debra Stets, CCMP, Volunteer Chair, Founding Member, ACMP Ohio
Senior Consultant, Navigator Management Partners
Debra Stets is a collaborative, versatile, and goal-oriented Change Management professional with over 25 years of experience in change management, training and project management. Debra is an exemplary leader and relationship builder with a proven ability to work with business leaders to implement change management strategies, creating smooth transition and acceptance of new ideas. Debra is CCMP, Prosci and PMP certified. She is also a Founding Board Member of the ACMP Ohio Chapter and served as Programming Chair from 2016-2019. Debra has a passion for change management and volunteering. Increasing the number of volunteers for the ACMP Ohio Chapter will allow us to provide programming and resources to our change management colleagues across the State of Ohio. Come join us in growing the chapter and learning from each other!
Eileen Lehmann, CCMP, Communication Chair
Finance Change Manager, The Ohio State University
Eileen translated her expertise in communications strategy into a career in change management. She became Prosci certified in 2013 and earned her CCMP certification in 2017. She served as a leader for the local chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for over a decade, and actively participates in both IABC and Public Relations Society of America today. Her change management experience spans non-profit and for-profit in the areas of healthcare, higher ed, government, utilities, and hospitality.
Katie Archer, Membership Chair
Katie Archer is a Change Management Specialist for Westfield in Northeast Ohio. Throughout her career, she has specialized in change management and communication within technology initiatives. Part of her current role includes the management of a Change Network, consisting of 70+ leaders from all areas of the organization. In 2015 Katie went through the Prosci Certification program and has a goal to get her CCMP within the next year.
As Membership Chair for the Ohio Chapter, Katie looks forward to increasing membership and engaging with current ACMP Ohio members.
Sean Higgins, Programming Co-Chair
Sean Higgins, CCMP, is an experienced change management professional with an extensive Cincinnati-Dayton professional network and the event planning experience to bring successful ACMP programming to Southwest Ohio. Sean joined Kroger Technology in August 2015 as an Organizational Change Lead, and was quickly immersed in providing OCM expertise to Kroger’s Digital Team, with a special focus on ClickList, the mobile app, and other digital initiatives. Prior to joining Kroger, Sean worked for 10 years developing and executing on change management strategies for organizations such as Harley-Davidson, Whirlpool, and GE as a consultant for SAP. In addition to being active in the Ohio ACMP, Sean has attended several regional and national ACMP events. Sean is also on the board for Paint the Town-Cincinnati and volunteers frequently for the Freestore Foodbank.
James Gerhard, Vice President
James Gerhard is an Organizational Change Management Leader at Nationwide in Columbus, OH. He is a continuously improving business leader and problem solver, who collaborates, influences and takes timely action to provide creative, valuable and practical solutions that delight customers, engage associates and grow businesses. From building organizational change strategy through executing upon adoption plans, his passion for including the hearts and minds of people is top priority. Working with many of the largest companies in most of the largest cities in Ohio has prepared him to continue sharing his passion through the industry. He looks forward to collaborating with those sharing this passion through the ACMP.
Sue Dolloff, CCMP, President and Founding Member, ACMP Ohio
Independent Change Practitioner
Sue's passion for well-executed change comes from many years of working as a project manager and a leader of change initiatives. She thrives on creativity and effective change leadership! Her vision for the ACMP Ohio Chapter is a vibrant community of practice, a welcoming place where change leaders and practitioners come together to explore ideas and solutions to the challenges we all face.
Betsy Bashore, Treasurer
Ohio Office of Budget and Management
As the administrator for Ohio’s benefits realization program for major projects, Betsy is a champion for organizational change management, particularly as OCM is critical to projects achieving desired outcomes. Since creating the Value Management function for the Office of Budget and Management (OBM) and the State of Ohio, Betsy has promoted the value of change management to partner agencies, as well as financial and policy decision makers. Active executive sponsor engagement, clear goal identification and strong project management are cornerstones of the value management practice developed by her section and this has helped advance the art of benefits realization and OCM within the State. Betsy has more than 25 years of public sector experience and earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Toledo.
Ron Kibbe, Secretary
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
After 20+ years of leading various IT initiatives and teams for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Kibbe has asked to stand up the Change Management initiative for the department. Starting from “scratch,” Kibbe joined ACMP in April of 2019, pursued Prosci Change Management certification in May 2019, started working on four major change initiatives, volunteered to serve on the ACMP Speaker Committee for Change 2020 and ran for office on the ACMP – OH Board of Directors. Though new to focusing solely on Change Management, Kibbe has been involved in a number of previous people centric change efforts including our new leader orientation and our university wide cultural transformation team.
Terra Boroff, Sponsorship Chair and ACMP Global Founding Member
Principal Consultant, PA Consulting Group
Terra is a thought leader and strategic thinker with more than 10 years experience as a change management strategist/consultant who likes to take advantage of each team member's strength in order to successfully deliver on objectives. While the Director of OCM at State Auto Insurance, she created an internal OCM practice from the ground up by creating and maintaining company-wide relationships to help support and adopt the model. Terra is a graduate of THE Ohio State University and holds several designations including CCMP, Prosci Certificate and Prosci Train-the-Trainer. Terra is passionate about people and helping effect positive change. She is very appreciative of and looking forward to the opportunity she has been given to represent ACMP Ohio as the Sponsorship Chair.
The ACMP Ohio Board of Directors is elected by the paid members of ACMP who have designated Ohio as their Primary Chapter with the global organization. Elections are held for half of the board positions each year in September, for a two year term beginning October 1.
The 2019-2020 Directors are (left to right): Sean Higgins, Debra Stets, Ron Kibbe, Terra Boroff, Sue Dolloff, James Gerhard, Katie Archer, Eileen Lehmann and Betsy Bashore.