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

TEAM LEADS AND ADMIN

SHELLEY SCHWAB

Chief Development Officer
260.456.1600 x 2259 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3332

 

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SHELLEY SCHWAB

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.

NATE HOEFFEL

Director of Development
260.456.1600 x 2220 Direct Dial: 1260.387.6063

 

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NATE HOEFFEL

From Garrett Indiana, I have lived in Fort Wayne since 1989, working at D.O. McComb and Sons for 28 years. My wife Sara and I have three sons and a large Bernese Mountain Dog named Colt. My work life has always been driven by passions, purpose and enhanced outcomes.

TAMMY SMITH

Community Dev. Director: Kosciusko
260.456.1600 x 2532 Direct Dial: 1574.306.2178

 

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TAMMY SMITH

I have lived in Warsaw my entire life. My husband and I are new empty nesters and I’m anxiously awaiting grand babies. Until then, the love of my life is our rescue German Shepherd, Marshall. I have worked in nonprofit my entire adult life and I love the impact it makes. I have been a Big Sister for over 8 years and know firsthand the impact this program has on kids. I can’t wait to grow the program in Kosciusko!

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 2 dogs.

BRIAN WALLACE

Finance Director
260.456.1600 x 2270 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3323

 

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BRIAN WALLACE

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.

TAHNEA CAYCE

Exec. Asst. & HR Administrator
260.456.1600 x 2237 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3322

 

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TAHNEA CAYCE

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.

JACKIE MENARD

Bookkeeper
260.456.1600 x 2512 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3328

 

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JACKIE MENARD

I 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.

KAYLA WATKINS

Data & Process Improvement Coord.
260.456.1600 x 2221 Direct Dial: 1260.203.3339

 

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KAYLA WATKINS

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.

KAMONTEE GRAYSON

Human Resources Coordinator
260.456.1600 x 2307 Direct Dial: 1260.208.5297

 

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KAMONTEE GRAYSON

Hello - I graduated from Trine University with a Bachelor’s in Management and Indiana Wesleyan University with a Master’s in Human Resources Management and Management. Work experience in Human Resources, Operations and Social Services. I have been married to my wife, Trina for 26 years. We have three daughters, two sons, 6 grandchildren, and a dog (Havapoo). I enjoy traveling and love basketball.

GINA KOSTOFF

Special Projects Manager 

260.456.1600 x 2305 Direct Dial: 1260.204.3109

 

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GINA KOSTOFF

Life-long Fort Wayne resident Gina Kostoff is an enthusiastic community advocate, focusing her attention on poverty elimination, seniors, individuals with disabilities, women, and minorities. With a bachelor’s degree from IPFW and a master’s degree from Ball State University, Gina uses her “can do” attitude and passion for service to find creative, people-focused solutions to unique challenges, whether in her career or in her many volunteer roles.