Office of Student Life

Dining Services

Zia Ahmed

  • Title: Senior Director, Dining Services
  • Phone: 614-247-3663
  • Email:

Zia provides oversight and general direction for all food service operations within Dining Services.  Zia joined our team in Fall 2010, bringing a wealth of operational, fiscal management, planning, contract negotiation and labor/employee relations expertise.  He is an active member of NACUFS (National Association of College & University Food Services), a certified LEAN Master and has past lecturing experience at the University of Akron.  This background provides a balanced ability to couple of the use industry insights and foodservice basics (customer service, accountability and excellence) to contribute to an extraordinary student experience.