Organizational Excellence

Engage. Simplify. Enable the Mission

News & Updates

January 12, 2021

October 13, 2020

September 11, 2020

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce has received word from Melbourne, Australia, that the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) will recognize the Chamber for using facilitation to have a positive impact through Project Rebound.

“We have been fortunate to receive exceptional support from Sarah Collie, Mary Brackett, and Reid Thompson from the Organizational Excellence program at UVA,” said Chamber President & CEO Elizabeth Cromwell. “Their execution of Project Rebound meetings has set the bar for effective meeting management for us in the region to emulate going forward.”


September 11, 2020

September 9, 2020

July 15, 2020

Led by Colette Sheehy, Sr. VP for Operations, the OE team is supporting efforts among 12 operational workstreams addressing 60 high-level tasks in preparation for students, faculty and staff returning to grounds. Given the vast scope of the operational planning, cross-functional collaboration and integration are key to success. 


June 24, 2020

Seventeen participants from six administrative and ten academic areas recently completed a four-session workshop on project management basics.


May 8, 2020

OE is pleased to be a part of Project Rebound, an initiative to enable the re-opening of the regional economy post COVID-19. In collaboration with the UVA Office of Economic Development and the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, OE is facilitating industry-specific committees.