Facilities Management

Administrative Support Staff

Drew Randell

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Drew Randell

  • Manager, Business Support Center
  • BS, Operations and Systems Management, Michigan Technological University

Biography

Drew Randell is the Manager for the Business Support Center under the Office of Administration. Drew is responsible for the strategic sourcing and procurement of goods and services, assisting with cost reduction strategies, and serves as a Primary Equipment Coordinator.

Drew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Operations and Systems Management from Michigan Technological University.

Prior to coming to Michigan Tech in 2015, Drew was a Corporate Buyer at Uline Inc.

Janna Chittick

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Janna Chittick

  • Administrative Aide 7

Biography

Janna Chittick works as an Administrative Aide 7 for the Business Support Center under the Office of Administration. Her responsibilities include providing administrative support for the Business Support Center and performing related tasks that contribute to an overall smooth operation for an office of diverse people and programs.

Janna was born and raised in Kazakhstan and moved to the United States with her daughter in 2012. Previously she worked as an Office Coordinator in the Nalco Limited Kazakhstan Branch.

Janna enjoys outdoor activities such as exploring many hiking trails around the Keweenaw, visiting beautiful waterfalls in the Peninsula, picking wild blueberries during the summer, and cross country skiing or sledding during the winter time.

Julie Heikkinen

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Julie Heikkinen

  • Administrative Aide 7

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Julie Heikkinen works as an Administrative Aide 7 for the Business Support Center under the Office of Administration. Her responsibilities include providing administrative support for the Business Support Center and performing related tasks that contribute to an overall smooth operation for an office of diverse people and programs.

Prior to joining Michigan Tech, Julie spent 15 years as an Office Manager for a local manufacturer.

Julie resides in Calumet Township with her husband & five children.

Brent Kari

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Brent Kari

  • Central Receiving Specialist

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Brent Kari is the Central Receiving Specialist for the Business Support Center under the Office of Administration. He is responsible for receiving incoming parcel and freight shipments, coordinating the delivery of the received shipments throughout campus, and managing freight shipments from the University. Brent is also involved with deliveries for special events on campus, inventory management and purchasing.

Prior to Michigan Tech, Brent has had several years of experience with inventory and logistics.