Simonson has been appointed Associate Vice President for Campus Operations. In this role, Simonson will oversee Safety and Security, Maintenance/Facilities team, as well as CCAD Auxiliary Operations including campus food service, Ampersand Supply Store, Parking and Mobility, Mailroom, college events, residence hall leases and agreements, and special projects.
Prior to joining CCAD, Simonson spent over 25 years overseeing a variety of auxiliary operations for The Ohio State University. She started her career working for Ohio State’s Department of Athletics overseeing ticket operations, retail store, concessions contracts and events, and championship management. She then transitioned onto the Facilities, Operations and Development team, where she developing business plans and streamlined operations. Most recently, Simonson ran the parking system at Ohio State after the university’s parking assets were leased to QIC Global Infrastructure in a public-private partnership initiated in 2012.