NICOLE PENAR

Program Director
260.456.1600 x 2272 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3336

 

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NICOLE PENAR

A lifetime Fort Wayne resident, Nicole played golf and softball at Notre Dame College before graduating from Purdue with a degree in organizational leadership and supervision. She volunteers for many local non-profits, and she and husband Chris have daughter Madeline and son Henry and two dogs.

GRACE KLIMEK

Program Manager
260.456.1600 x 2236 Direct Dial: 1260.216.8292

 

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GRACE KLIMEK

I grew up in Fort Wayne where I danced ballet for nearly 14 years. I graduated from Indiana University in 2016 with a degree in Linguistics and am currently pursuing a Masters in Social Work with specialization in Mental Health and Addiction. I spend my free time baking sweet treats and snuggling with my two huskies.  

CINDY SCHREIBER

Under a Year MS Team Lead
260.456.1600 x 2235 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3331

 

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CINDY SCHREIBER

Graduating from college, I wanted a position working with youth in a positive manner.  Over half of my life has been here at BBBS! I have four children – Hanna 21, Corey 13, Laini (the dog) 11, and Ellie (the other dog) age 21 months I love that I’m able to work for an agency with youth and volunteers.

JASSMINE MORENO

Over a Year & Site Based Team Lead
260-456-1600 x 2223 Direct Dial: 1260.387.6055

 

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JASSMINE MORENO

A Fort Wayne-native, I received my Human Services degree from Purdue Fort Wayne in December 2017. I’ve always had a passion for helping children thrive no matter their circumstances, and BBBS was just the place for me. I enjoy binging Criminal Minds, spending time with my family and my Little, and shopping.  

MADELYN TROY

Under a Year Match Support
260.456.1600 x 2280 Direct Dial: 1260.255.5478

 

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MADELYN TROY

As a graduate of Ball State University, with a degree in Sociology, I learned that one of the best ways to spend my time is giving back and supporting my community. BBBS helps me do that and so much more! My free time is spent with the ones I love most or cuddled up on the couch with my cats; Socks, Beans and Stevie.

VERONICA ENGLE

Over a Year Match Support 
260.456.1600 x 2276 Direct Dial: 1260.267.0466

 

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VERONICA ENGLE

After graduating from Ball State in 2019, I worked with Fort Wayne families as a case manager and I came to BBBS to continue this line of work. I love spending time with my black cat, Olive, and watching bad movies.

SHIRA DIAL

Over a Year Match Support 
260.456.1600 x 2261 Direct Dial: 1260.267.6667

 

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SHIRA DIAL

I am a graduate of Ball State University with a degree in psychology. I came to Big Brothers Big Sisters to ensure that our youth have a positive role model in their lives.

CASSIDY SENSOW

Big Futures Match Support
260-456-1600 x 9007 Direct Dial: 1260.255.4087

 

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CASSIDY SENSOW

I love working with people and helping others, which is what brought me to work for BBBS. I am from New Carlisle IN and a Ball State graduate – Chirp! Chirp!

KAYLA WRIGHT

Big Futures Match Support
260.456.1600 x 2238 Direct Dial: 1260.267.0773

 

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KAYLA WRIGHT

I graduated from Indiana University with degrees in sociology and women’s studies. I love that my job allows me to help so many people within my own community. I like spending most of my time with my two black cats, Gucci and Goose.

MACKENZIE WILLIAMS

Big Futures Match Support
260-456-1600 x 2224 Direct Dial: 1260.387.6075

 

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MACKENZIE WILLIAMS

I graduated from Central Michigan University in 2021 with a degree in Community Development. I’ve always wanted a job where I could help and support youth, so I was excited to join BBBS. I like spending time with my dogs Kash and Bernard.

ASHLEY FIRESTINE

Big Futures Activities Coordinator
260.456.1600 x 2294 Direct Dial: 1260.387.6076

 

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ASHLEY FIRESTINE

I enjoy making people laugh and spending time with my 3 children; Melanie, AJ and Ryne. Falling in love with BBBS at a young age and all they offer I’m excited to help the Littles grow and reach their full potential while building a life they are proud of.

MIRANDA JACKSON

Match Support Coordinator 
260.456.1600 x 2323

 

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MIRANDA JACKSON

A graduate of Bishop Luers High School, I went to IPFW a little bit for Human Services and worked as a Pizza Hut server for 10 years. I have loved every minute of working at Big Brothers Big Sisters. My favorite color is purple, I love to read everything and I have three fat cats. 

PAYTON BURRIS

Program Assistant
260.456.1600 x 2275 Direct Dial: 1260.387.6058

 

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PAYTON BURRIS

Blessed by my beloved kitten, Tater-tot, who just so happens to be one of the cutest little demons you have ever seen. A student at Purdue Fort Wayne majoring in Human Services, I came to BBBS because I can contribute to my community by doing what I am passionate about -- helping others.  

BREANN KELLEY

Match Activities Coordinator
260.456.1600 x 2300 Direct Dial: 260.203.3335

 

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BREANN KELLEY

I love being able to be creative and enjoy making others happy! I bowled for about 10 years on various teams. I also enjoy spending time with my three cats Ash, Buddy, and Duchess! I am currently attending Ivy Tech for Business Administration degree; I plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.