LC Table Talks

Leadership Columbus is excited to launch LC Table Talks, monthly, virtual, one-hour seminar series where Columbus’s top leaders and subject matter experts join us to share their stories, knowledge, and expertise about topics relevant to our Columbus community!

Mark your calendars for the first Tuesday of each month from 12-1 p.m. and pull up a seat at our table!

Ticket sales benefit the Central Ohio Leadership Academy, a six-day youth leadership intensive for high school students, and help Leadership Columbus keep the experience completely free of charge for all students.


October Feature

Guest: Oyauma Garrison
President & Chief Executive Officer, Maryhaven

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 12-1 p.m.

Ticket Price: $15

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The link to the webinar will be sent in your confirmation email.

A bit about Oyauma:
Oyauma Garrison serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Maryhaven, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps individuals and families lead healthy lives free from addiction and mental health challenges by providing education, treatment, and support. Maryhaven has served over 300,000 individuals since 1953. Under Oyauma’s leadership, the organization has engaged in overcoming the stigmas associated with addiction and mental health, served tens of thousands more who suffer from addiction, driven collaboration and executed a wrap-around strategy (including workforce development) to help break the relapse cycle.

Prior to Maryhaven, Oyauma served as the National President and CEO for A Kid Again, a nonprofit focused on providing hope, happiness and healing for families raising children battling a life-threatening condition. Oyauma is a former insurance company executive of over 20 years. He worked at State Farm, Nationwide, Allstate, and Jacobson.

Active in the community, Oyauma has received numerous awards for leadership and community service. Having received his MBA from Franklin University, he received an honorary doctoral degree from that institution in 2019, and in 2021, Oyauma received Denison University’s highest alumni honor, an Alumni Citation. Other honors and recognition include Top 50 Smart Business Leaders, CEO of the Year finalist (2020 and 2021 – Columbus CEO), Columbus Business First Most Admired C-Suite leader (2019 and 2021), and the National Black MBA Association Lifetime Achievement Award and National MBA of Year. Oyauma currently serves as a Director and Vice Chair on the Board of Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company and Board Member of Aileron.