Mary E. Justice, MBA
The Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio

Mary currently serves as the Senior Fiscal Officer, and director of entrepreneurial initiatives for the Ohio State University College of Nursing.

In this role, Mary serves as an active advisor to the Dean, and helps develop and implement the strategic direction of the college. As the college’s senior fiscal officer, Mary is responsible for the implementation, oversight and alignment of the business operations for the College, which includes strategic forecasting, developing and maintaining the budget for the college, as well as operational and fiscal reporting. The position participates in development, monitoring, and evaluation of faculty incentive plans with an emphasis on both revenue generation and the educational and scholarly profile of the college. As the director of entrepreneurial initiatives, Mary partners with the Dean and the executive leadership team to expand the college’s revenue base through building new innovative business models.

Mary is also the co-founder of Buckeye Paws, a staff therapy dog program, launched in March 2020. She believes in the healing power of connecting with animals and strives to build innovative programs that support staff who care for patients and their families.