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Travel Services

Travel Services Project Overview

Implement a comprehensive travel program with goals of implementing user-friendly processes, improving service to the traveler, and providing access to discounts that save the University money. This program is expected to launch in early April 2019 and will include an updated travel policy and procedures, the roll-out of a new user Concur & Travel Expense interface, new options of paying for travel, and bring the University into compliance with the requirements of the Governor's mandate on Affordability & Efficiency.

More details related to project specifics and FAQs will be found on the Travel web page.

Project Team/Advisors

Core Project Team:

Project Manager: Branda Lencioni

Track deliverables and set timelines, monitor scope, report to leadership on project status

Functional Owners/SMEs: Sue Jago and Diana McGrew

Delivery and ownership of contracts, procedures, policies and tools

Change Management Lead: Leigh Casal

Campus-facing communication, training, facilitate feedback gathering, go-live support strategy

Systems Lead: Deep Amuda

Responsible for delivering and understanding the capabilities and functions of the technical solution        

Project Leadership

Sponsor : Julie Allison

Key decision-maker/authority on project

Steering Committee
Executive sponsorship to provide guidance and resolve escalated issues

Name Planning Unit Title
Julie Allison Finance and Administration Associate VP of Finance
Chad Mitchell Finance and Administration Chief of Staff
Amanda Davis Finance and Administration Director of Stategic Change Integration
Heather Krugman College of Communication Chief Operating and Revenue Strategy Officer
April Ritchie College of Arts and Sciences Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Barb Mash Advancement Services Deputy Chief of Staff

Advisory Groups


Travel Services Work Group
Supports the Travel Project by providing University perspectives and recommendations as it relates to University policy, procedure, tools, and engage in change management activities.

P2P Partner Group
RC Strategy

Process for Faculty and staff feedback

Communication to date

Business Matters and OHIO Employee News Publications

Business Forum Presentations