BWC Hires Inclusion & Diversity Director

The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) announced: “A diversity expert with the state of Ohio joined the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Monday as its first director of Inclusion & Diversity.


“Carolina Thatcher assumes the role following a similar stint with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, where she designed and implemented an inclusion and diversity strategic plan to recruit and retain top talent and better serve the agency’s customers.


“At Job and Family Services, Thatcher’s duties included curriculum development, training and implementation, and serving on several multi-agency inclusion and diversity committees across the state. Prior to that she worked as an insurance underwriter for State Farm Insurance in Newark and as an assistant program director for East End Community Services Corp. in Dayton, where she established the nonprofit as a leading agency on immigrant issues.


“A native of the Republic of Chile in South America, Thatcher speaks Spanish and English and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Wright State University. She and her family live in Hillard.” 4/5/2018