Leadership Team

Kristine Snow
Network Director

Kristine joined Fast Switch in 2012 as a recruiter after previously working at JPMorgan Chase and Thirty-One Gifts in Columbus, OH. She is now managing Strategic Accounts and Diversity Planning for the company as well as West Coast operations in Los Angeles.

Kristine is a member of a variety of volunteer organizations including Dress for Success, Spark Program, and most recently WITI. She is passionate about volunteering and encouraging young women to get involved in STEM. She is looking forward to bringing WITI back to Columbus!

Terri Vesely
STEM Programming

Terri has over 20 years' experience in the IT staffing industry. She currently holds the position of Regional Director for Fahrenheit IT. Terri began her career as an IT Recruiter and quickly moved into an Account Director role and has been in management for the past 10 years. Terri is passionate about career coaching and mentoring whether it's with someone starting out their profession or changing direction/fields. She is a community leader and driver in technology networking and initiatives as well as philanthropic causes.

Chelsea Akers
PR and Marketing

Chelsea joined Fast Switch as an IT Recruiter in January 2014 after earning her bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from The Ohio State University. Her current focus is mainly on business development, account management, and recruiting for the West Coast office. She also provides sourcing and recruiting support for the Columbus, Ohio office. Chelsea began volunteering with WITI in 2017 and joined the Leadership Board as the Marketing and PR Chair in 2018. She is passionate about empowering women and promoting women (and girls) in technology and STEM fields.

Jenna Fowler
Events and Programming

Jenna Fowler joined the IT staffing industry in 2012 as an IT Recruiter, but with her friendly and outgoing personality, she quickly moved into a customer-facing IT sales role. For the past 6 years, she's been working with companies all across central Ohio to help solve their IT dilemmas by providing staffing resource assistance or a team of experts to take ownership of the project and complete it from start to end.

At Fahrenheit IT, Jenna mentors new sales reps and continues business development with new and existing clients in the Columbus area. She has a passion for helping and encouraging students to get into information technology since there is such a demand for IT skill sets. She volunteers at middle schools as part of a STEM outreach program.

Jenna graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising with a minor in Business. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, home projects and interior design. She lives in New Albany with her husband, Dante, and two cocker spaniels, Henry and Oliver.

Sarah Campbell
Social Media

Sarah S Campbell is a Lead IT Business Operations Specialist at Magellan Health. She is responsible for leading small projects to enhance the internal IT end user experience. She loves the varied responsibilities of her role and is learning and growing more every day.

Previously, Sarah worked at Nationwide Insurance, moving her way up from executive admin to portfolio coordinator. She then spent a year at Safelite Autoglass building up the pmo and portfolio space and dabbled in vendor management. Sarah appreciates every opportunity she's been given to prove herself able to gain new skills in a hands-on environment.

Sarah holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Kent State University - both in Art Education.

Sarah loves giving back to the community with various organizations and has mentored a refugee student for 7+ years and counting! Outside of work Sarah creates art, spends time with friends and explores the outdoors - with or without her puppy-baby, Dexter.

Mimi Shalash
Partnerships and Alliances

Muimtaz (Mimi) Shalash is a Technical Data Sales Rep within the Data Analytics & Machine Learning team at AWH, a product creation and software engineering firm. Centered in STEM career fields, she has contributed to bridging the gender gap in traditionally male dominated fields since 2014. From thermoplastics engineering to information technology, Mimi's industry versatility and case study analysis has helped clients reduce costs, improve efficiencies and achieve corporate business initiatives.

As Columbus community leaders continue to shape our society, Mimi plays an active part in addressing the digital divides through social awareness and interpersonal development within the global digitalization strategy.

As a recent addition to the Columbus WITI Board, she looks forward to an impactful and empowering year!

Ashley Staggs
Partnerships and Alliances

Bernadette Dunn
Membership

Bernadette Dunn has been driving digital transformation projects since 2001 as a thought leader in cloud solutions specializing in Microsoft platforms. She has recently combined her background in technology and communications to develop new technology as it relates to somatic intelligence. She coaches and trains employees to notice their resistance to change in connection to change management projects within organizations.

Bernadette holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications with an emphasis in Organizational Communications and Rhetorical Theory. She also holds certifications as a Microsoft Licensing and Solutions Specialist, Deep Coaching Institute Executive Coach, Meditation Teacher, Next Level Trainings Emotional Intelligence Leadership Coach, and Rheki Level 1 Practitioner.

Bernadette launched Bernadette Coaching, LLC in 2019 to focus full-time on coaching and training after consulting for 18 years in IT for several VARs. She has been a resident of Columbus, OH, since 2004 and spends a balance of time with family, friends, and her dog, Robbie Puggles. She has a passion for coaching veterans and volunteers with organizations that create awareness to anti-human trafficking, single mom resources, and empowering women and veterans.

Jennifer Wickert
Events and Programming

Jennifer Wickert is an experienced PMO leader who helps large organizations achieve their strategic technology goals. After 18 years of work in operations and project management, Jennifer understands the art and science behind building the right relationships, influencing change, and delivering high-quality projects. Jennifer is passionate about gender equality and encouraging diversity and inclusion in the technology field. Jennifer has worked in project management at Ann Taylor and Abercrombie & Fitch, and she is proud to have been the founder of the Women in IT group at A&F and a champion of diversity. Jennifer has recently joined Safelite AutoGlass as the PMO Director.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys gardening, hiking, yoga, and spending time with friends and family.