Josie Lewis was named Vice President of Human Resources in February 2022.
In this role, she oversees the Company’s Human Resources department and maintains responsibility for the holistic employee experience, including Worthington Enterprises’ award-winning Best Places to Work culture. Lewis was instrumental throughout the Worthington 2024 strategic initiative that separated Worthington Industries into Worthington Enterprises and Worthington Steel.
Lewis joined Worthington Industries in 2012 as a senior internal auditor, where she served for two years before being promoted to senior analyst for shared services optimization. In 2015 she was tapped to manage the accounts payable department, leading a team of 21 while overseeing the reorganization of the department to increase accuracy and efficiency. In 2017 she was promoted to senior manager of corporate transformation, establishing a framework for business transformation processes for corporate back-office functions. She was promoted to director of corporate transformation in 2020 leading several large-scale process improvement projects, including the implementation of a new Human Capital Management system.Prior to Worthington, she had multiple finance-related roles at Deloitte, Ohio State University and The Limited. Originally from Brazil, Lewis began her academic career at the University of Brasilia and later earned her MBA from The Ohio State University. She resides in Worthington, Ohio with her husband, Ben, and their two children.