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Meet Our Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

CEO Jobvite

Aman Brar

Managing Director Cardinal Equity Partners

John Ackerman

Managing Director of Corporate Development Strada Education Network

Andre Bennin

President Marian University

Daniel J. Elsener

Superintendent Indianapolis Public Schools

Aleesia Johnson

Partner The City Fund

David Harris

President & CEO Indy Chamber

Michael Huber

President & CEO LDI, Ltd.

J.A. Lacy

Former Chairman & CEO The Finish Line

Glenn Lyon

Pediatric Emergency Medicine IU Health

Christina M. Ricks, M.D.

Community Leader

Lisa Sablosky

Consultant BioCrossroads

Anne Shane

Retired Director of Global Scientific Communications - Oncology Eli Lilly and Company

Elcira Villarreal, Ph.D.

Meet Our Alumni Board

Josie Achenbach

Teacher Anna Brochhausen Elementary School

Josie Achenbach

Indianapolis

17

Mark Branigan

Sales Director DyKnow

Mark Branigan

Indianapolis

11

Sarah Robinson Chin

Director of Transformation Indianapolis Public Schools

Sarah Robinson Chin

Memphis

11

Shon Harris

Special Assistant to the Governance Team Indianapolis Public Schools

Shon Harris

Indianapolis

15

Dan Harting

Board Secretary

Lawyer

Daniel Harting

Indianapolis

12

Mackenzie Higgins

Board Chair

Policy Advisor Office of the Mayor Joe Hogsett

Mackenzie Higgins

Indianapolis

13

Michael Jefferson

Customer Experience Intern MISO Energy

Michael Jefferson II

Mississippi

14

Peter Jenkins

Trauma Surgeon IU Health

Peter Jenkins

Baltimore

95

Jordan Johnson

Educator

Jordan Johnson

Mississippi Delta

14

Luke Lennon

Assistant School Leader KIPP Legacy High School

Luke Lennon

Indianapolis

12

Kimberly Neal

Founder/Executive Director BELIEVE Schools

Kimberly Neal

St. Louis

02

Damien Plaza

Social Studies Teacher Avondale Meadows Middle School

Damien Ignacio Plaza

Indianapolis

17

Eddie Rangel

Founding School Leader Adelante Schools

Eddie Rangel

Indianapolis

12

Sarah TeKolste

Spanish Teacher Shortridge High School

Sarah TeKolste

Indianapolis

15

Courtney Wolley

Board Vice Chair

Assistant Executive Director Autism Association

Courtney Wolley

Indianapolis

11

Meet our Corps Member Advisory Council

Chair, Culture Committee

Middle School Mathematics Teacher

Jack Kellerman

Indianapolis

18

Chair, Programming Committee

Elementary School Teacher

Michael Saltouros

Indianapolis

18

Elementary School Teacher

Alyssa Brelage

Indianapolis

19

Elementary Special Education Teacher

Jordan Devine

Indianapolis

19

Elementary School Teacher

John Dolon

Indianapolis

19

Middle School English and Special Education Teacher

Melissa Duong

Indianapolis

18

Elementary School Teacher

Taelor Garrett

Indianapolis

19

Elementary Special Education Teacher

Max Glenn

Indianapolis

18

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Tyler Lega

Indianapolis

18

High School Mathematics Teacher

Leland Lockhart

Indianapolis

18

Elementary School Teacher

Ben Messner

Indianapolis

19

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Amy Parker

Indianapolis

18

High School Mathematics Teacher

Avery Sipe

Indianapolis

18