Equal Opportunity

It is the mission of the Equal Opportunity Division to serve, support, and find solutions for Ohioans by ensuring equal opportunity to and fair treatment in government contracting and state employment. The Division strives to achieve its mission by implementing and enforcing the state’s affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policies, and implementing and monitoring the state’s procurement preference programs for minority-owned, women-owned, and socially and economically disadvantaged businesses.

Leadership Team

Administrative Unit
Pamela Osborne, Acting Deputy Director and State EEO Coordinator
Stacy Cornett, Program Administrator

Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Unit
Jennifer Adair, EEO Program Manager

Business Certification and Compliance Unit
Todd McGonigle, EEO Program Manager

Research, Reporting and Recruitment Unit
Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew, Program Administrator



Ohio House Districts 63 and 64

MBE/EDGE/VBE Business Day

Pictured: Rep. Glenn Holmes, Rep. Michael O'Brien and Sen. Sean O'Brien.

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Ohio House District 32

MBE/EDGE/VBE Business Day

Pictured: Rep. Catherine Ingram.

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Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE) Program Information

Click here to view the EDGE Graduation and Participation Time Limit policy, as well as useful resources. 




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