Lori (Burgett) Gillett, BSCE ’96


In 2019, Lori Gillett became the first female CEO of Corna Kokosing, a Columbus-based commercial construction company. She is a third generation owner of the Burgett family’s group of companies. Her commitment to helping other women advance their careers in the male-dominated construction industry led to her co-founding the company’s mentorship program called Women’s Ideas and Strategies Exchange (WISE).