The Managers

Gene Castelli  (
Resident District Manager

Gene has been with OWU since 2002. He has been in the hospitality industry for over 25 years, including owning his own restaurant.
He is married with 4 children, and lists songwriting as one of his passions. He also enjoys playing in a band and the occassional round of golf. His first book "Uncle Jack: Life Lessons From the Coach" is on sale at the OWU bookstore.

Paula Inscho  (
Office Manager
The Marketplace
Paula has been with OWU since 1985. Paula runs the office and the adminstrative aspect of Dining Services and keeps the other Director's in line.
Paula loves roller coasters and is an accomplished seamstress. She is married and lives in Ostrander.

Jennifer Filippi  (
Payroll Admin/HR
The Marketplace
Jenn has been with Chartwells since September of 2006. Originally from Cincinnati, she now lives in Marysville with her husband and 2 children. She has over 18 years experience in the foodservice industry. She is an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan and also loves the Cincinnati Reds.

Steve Ishmael  (
Executive Chef/DDS

The Marketplace
Steve has been with OWU since 1998, and is currently serving as President of the Chartwells Mid-Atlantic Culinary Network. Steve was the only chef from Chartwells college division to go to the 2002 Olympics and cook for the athletes.
He has two children, loves to play golf and is a sports buff.

Dan Magee  (
DDS/The Marketplace
The Marketplace
Dan has been with Chartwells since 2006. He has over 20 years of experience in the food service industry. Dan is the Director of Dining Services for the Marketplace. He enjoys playing hockey and running in his spare time. He is happily married and lives in Westerville.

Justin Durand  (
Sous Chef
The Marketplace
Justin joined Chartwells in September 2012. He was recently married in October. He is the Sous Chef in the Marketplace. In addition to overseeing the Marketplace, he is also in charge of countless catering events and many VIP events at the President's house. Justin brings a lot of experience and creativity with him. He is a refreshing addition to our team!

Missy Morrow  (
Catering Manager
The Marketplace
Missy has been the Catering Manager here at OWU since 2005. Missy resides in Ostrander and is married with 2 children.

Deanna Park  (
DDS/Smith Hall
*Smith Dining Hall
Deanna just joined the OWU team in 2014. She comes to us from OSU and has over 15 years experience in retail and residential dining. Deanna is married and lives in South Charleston, Ohio. Look for the many exciting changes that Deanna is sure to bring!