Directing our organization so that we can continue
serving youth for years to come

It takes many people to make our organization successful. These individuals are committed to defending potential every single day.
Our staff receive ongoing training to ensure that we serve our community with excellence.

Pam Iorio

Josette Rider

Chief Executive Officer 

[email protected]
260-456-1600 x2230

Executive Board

Matt Stout
Board President
Partner, BKD, LLP

Tony Tranquill
Board Vice President
CEO, Wayne Pipe & Supply

Chris Johnson
Board Vice President
Client Executive, Hylant

Phil Henry
Board Treasurer
CEO, Paragon Tube Corp.

Jake Fetters
Board Secretary
President, Mosaic Building Solutions

Board of Directors

Aaron Schaffer
Board Member
Commercial Relationships Manager, First Merchants Bank

Jerry Wood
Board Member
Wealth Adviser, First Merchants Bank

Laura Kapp Miller
Board Member
Financial Adviser, UBS

Mike Weaver
Board Member
Associate, Barnes & Thornburg

John Marshall
Board Member
Linder Oil Company, Inc., President

Ron Howard
Board Member
Fort Wayne Mad Ants & Indianapolis Pacers, Community Development Manager

Bill Becker
Board Member
Pro Resources, Owner

Chase Lockwood
Board Member
Engineer, Fort Wayne Metals

Chris Yesh
Board Member
Relationship Manager, Chase Bank

Dion McGlown
Area Retail Sales Manager, Fort Wayne/South Bend, Indiana Area

Carla Simpson
Board Member
Indiana Michigan Power, Director of Employee Education and Growth

Laura Antil
Board Member
Lupke Rice Insurance & Financial Services

Martin Huttenlocker
LFW Intern
Vice President, Bradley Company

Wade Owen
LFW Intern
Manager of Guitar Operations, Sweetwater Sound