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Faculty - Management Sciences

Peg Pennington

COE, Executive Director

phone: (614) 292-3081
fax: (614) 292-1272
address: 614 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


Areas of Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma


Peg Pennington is the executive director of the Center for Operational Excellence. She joined COE in 2000 from Emerson Electric Power, where she was manager of financial planning and analysis. In her role as executive director, she works closely with member companies, managing and coordinating problem-solving consultations, site visits and best-practice knowledge sharing. Peg also is closely involved in new-member recruitment and planning for seminars and forums. As a senior lecturer in the Fisher College of Business, Peg teaches Lean enterprise and Six Sigma and serves as a coach for the college’s Master of Business Operational Excellence cohort. She has a finance degree Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton