Hours of Operation

MONDAY - THURSDAY:

8:00 AM - 7:30PM

FRIDAY:

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Or By Appointment
MAIN OFFICE - FORT WAYNE
1005 W. Rudisill Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Phone - (260) 456-1600
Fax - (260) 456-2009

Hours of Operation

MONDAY - THURSDAY:

8:00 AM - 7:30PM

FRIDAY:

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Or By Appointment

MAIN OFFICE - FORT WAYNE

1005 W. Rudisill Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46807

Phone - (260) 456-1600
Fax - (260) 456-2009

WARSAW OFFICE

1603 N. Detroit St.
Warsaw, IN 46580

Phone - (574) 306- 2178

TEAM LEADS

MICHELLE SCHWAB

Development Director
[email protected]
260.456.2600 x 2259

Bio: Everyone in Fort Wayne knows Shelley. Since taking this position in 2006, she spends most of her considerable energy calling everyone asking for their time to help out. Rarely does anyone say “No” because of her commitment to Littles, passion, and integrity.

ALEX YANEY

Community Development Manager
[email protected]
260.456.1600 x 2239

Bio: Working at BBBS for almost six years, I am in charge of recruitment, customer relations and enrollment. Married to Andrew and mother of two fur babies, Golden Retrievers Cub and Winnie. Both of us are Bishop Luers graduates, and we love being a Big Couple and watching moves in our spare time.

BRIAN WALLACE

Financial Director
[email protected]
260.456.1600 x 2270

Bio: I am a graduate of IPFW and have worked at BBBS since 2015. I came to work at BBBS because I wanted to be a part of an organization that is making a difference in the community. I am from New Haven, a father of two and married to my high school sweetheart.

NICOLE PENAR

Program Director
[email protected]
260.456.1600 x 2238

Bio: 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 2 dogs.

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

TAHNEA CAYCE

Executive Assistant
[email protected]
260.456.1600 x 2237

Bio: A Fort Wayne native, I learned about BBBS from a neighbor who was a Big Brother. I saw the need for my children to have mentors and enrolled them in the program. Three years ago, I heard the CEO needed an assistant, and I’m still here smiling and loving my job more and more every day.

KAYLA WATKINS

Data & Process Improvement Coordinator
[email protected]
260.456.1600 x 2221

Bio: I began working at BBBS at age 18 as I was inspired to give back to the agency because so much was given to me through the program. My Big showed me the true meaning of love through her constant support and encouragement. For that, I owe the agency as much as I can give.

JACKIE MENARD

Bookkeeper
[email protected]
260.456.1600 x 2512

Bio: Moved to Fort Wayne from Connecticut in 2020 because my fiancé started working here. We love being outdoors, reading and swimming. A graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University with a major in communications, I love working for BBBS and being part of an amazing mission.