As the Executive Assistant to Mike Papadakis, SVP & CFO, Anita collaborates with leadership throughout the university to manage the day-to-day activities, calendar, meetings, committee involvement and travel for Mike. Anita will support the goals of the unit by responding to inquiries, assisting with contract management and coordinating departmental functions.
Anita has a 17-year history with Ohio State having worked in several units and colleges in a variety of roles. Prior to the university, she served in executive assistant roles at LBrands, Bricker & Eckler LLP and Nationwide Insurance. She is a former member of USAC (University Staff Advisory Committee) and the Critical Difference Scholarship Grant program. She is also a former and current member of OSUAP (The Ohio State University Administrative Professionals).
Anita earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Franklin University and her master’s degree in human resources management from the Fisher College of Business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her mini–dachshund Shelby, trying new recipes from YouTube, interior decorating, socializing with friends and traveling to Maryland to visit family. She contributes her time to the causes for Alzheimer’s, Breast Cancer and Sickle Cell Anemia.