Director of Events
Megan has a passion for events and could not picture herself in any other industry. With experience ranging from association conferences on Capitol Hill to non-profit fundraising galas in the heart of Columbus, Megan is driven, adaptable, and determined to make every guest experience a “wow” experience. When not at work you can find her camping with her family, reading with her cat or breaking out a game from her board game collection.
A native to Columbus, Ohio Chef Jeff is excited to join the SSA COSI team and be at the center of it all! Jeff has a wealth of experience in the culinary world, most notably with BrewDog at Canal Winchester, the Hilton Downtown Columbus, and Hilton Easton Towne Center. He enjoys cooking for his family, taking his kids to the pool, and watching Marvel movies. He also enjoys spending his free time in the outdoors.
Events Sales Manager
One half of the dynamic sales team duo, Austi enjoys using her creativity to bring large-scale events to unique and smooth fruition. With a background in special events at The Ohio State University, no event idea is too big for Austi to tackle. Austi values making transparent connects with her clients, vendors, and teammates to ensure all events go off without a hitch. When not in the office you can find her practicing yoga, nurturing her succulents babies or checking out the local breweries.
Event Sales Manager
Completing the half of the dynamic duo, Shayla is dedicated to transforming your event experience! She looks forward to engaging with guests and witnessing the sparkle in their eye when ideas leap from paper to reality. Her ultimate goal is to provide an extraordinary guest experience in our COSI home from beginning to end. When not in the office, you can try to keep up with her weekend getaways across the country with friends before she makes it back to settle in at home to eat junk food and watch her favorite sitcoms with her family.
Events Operation Manager
“Aaron Freeman has been in the events industry for eighteen years. Prior to COSI Aaron worked at The Ohio State University, Otterbein University, and The Columbus Museum of Art. As the Catering Operations Manager he oversees the execution of all internal and external events at COSI.”