Columbus Women’s Business Center Welcomes New Director – Ramona Mills
Ramona Mills is an entrepreneur in practice and at heart, lending versatility, motivation, and strategic vision in her work. Ramona joined ECDI’s Women’s Business Center with over 20 years’ experience in leadership, project management, marketing, and communications; providing a comprehensive skill set that translates into observable business impacts. Balancing both strategic and tactical approaches, Ramona has become a trusted thought-partner as well as producer of tangible outcomes across non-profit, government, and corporate sectors.
An avid traveler for both business and lifestyle, Ramona provides the open-mindedness and perspective valuable in organizations today. This has been observed through facilitation and participation in roundtables with former U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, or hosting press conferences with former U.S. Secretary of HHS, Kathleen Sebelius, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Dr. Mary Wakefield – all with the aim of advancing the public health agenda in support of her roles within community health. Having worked with a small business for 8 years, Ramona has had the opportunity to expand into many roles, maintaining a consistent focus on strategic aims.
With rounded personal and professional perspective, Ramona prioritizes purposeful business interaction and subscribes to “authenticity in the workplace”; often noting that efficiency, profitability, and sustainability are fueled by the relationships and collaboration that support goal execution.
In her spare time, Ramona enjoys reading, listening to various genres of music, physical fitness, pleasing her palate, creating memorable experiences, empowering open minds, and living life to the fullest.
Favorite Quote: “All that we are is a result of all that we have thought. The mind is everything, what we think, we become” ~ Buddha