Board of Directors

Beth Thomas : President, All Committees (de facto member)

Beth Thomas

President, All Committees (de facto member)

Beth Thomas retired from Eli Lilly and Company, where she was a quality analyst on the Corporate Computer Systems Quality Assurance team. Always active as a community volunteer for organizations such as the Heartland Film Festival, her main focus was on adult literacy. She served on the Indy Reads Board of Directors for 12 years, two terms as President. She is the recipient of a Jefferson Award and a Governor’s Voluntary Action Award for her work in adult literacy. She joined Impact 100 after Indy Reads won the 2007 grant, and she just knew she had to be a part of a group that could work those kinds of miracles.

 

 

Terry Mumford : Vice President, President-Elect,Membership Committee Chair

Terry Mumford

Vice President, President-Elect,Membership Committee Chair

Terry Mumford retired from the practice of law at the end of 2014. Her legal career included work at the Indiana University Counsel’s office, the Indiana Legislative Services Agency, Governor O’Bannon’s office, and Ice Miller LLP. She received the Sagamore of the Wabash for her service to Governor O’Bannon as his legislative director. She has been a member of Impact 100 for 11 years.  Terry recently blogged about her experiences with Impact 100.

 

 

Anne Nelson : Secretary

Anne Nelson

Secretary

Anne Nelson's bio coming soon!

 

 

Kelly Spaulding : Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair

Kelly Spaulding

Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair

Kelly Spaulding's picture and bio coming soon!

 

 

Jennifer Bortel : Newsletter and Blog Editor, Marketing & Communications Committee

Jennifer Bortel

Newsletter and Blog Editor, Marketing & Communications Committee

Jennifer Bortel is the newsletter and blog editor. Her background is in textbook, trade, and magazine publishing. She is currently the web editor at The Saturday Evening Post.

 

 

Andi Cohen : Grants Committee Co-Chair, Not-for-Profit Liaison

Andi Cohen

Grants Committee Co-Chair, Not-for-Profit Liaison

Andi Cohen's picture and bio coming soon!

 

 

Laura Dahlem : Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Laura Dahlem

Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Laura Dahlem's picture and bio coming soon!

 

 

Kellie Earl-Leeper : Membership Committee Vice-Chair

Kellie Earl-Leeper

Membership Committee Vice-Chair

Kellie Earl-Leeper has a passion for community service and has served in multiple capacities for over 10 non-profits. Collecting degrees and certifications is also a passion of hers, which has allowed her to have a colorful career in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. She currently is the Director of Events & Development at Front Row Foundation, which is a national charity that creates amazing memories for people battling life-threatening illnesses by putting them in the Front Row of their favorite live event. She loves Impact 100 for the opportunities it provides to learn, serve, and create change in our community with like minded, amazing women.

 

 

Kelly Hartman : Marketing & Communications Chair

Kelly Hartman

Marketing & Communications Chair

Kelly Hartman's bio coming soon!

 

 

Roberta Jaggers : Education Lead, Membership Committee

Roberta Jaggers

Education Lead, Membership Committee

A graduate of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Roberta Jaggers holds a Master of Arts degree in Philanthropic Studies and a Master of Public Affairs degree with a concentration in nonprofit management. In her role as President of the Indianapolis-Marion County Library Foundation, Roberta solicits and stewards gifts from a wide range of individual, foundation and corporate donors and works closely with the Foundation’s Board of Directors. She has been with the Library Foundation in various capacities since 2002.

 

 

Kathy Jenkins : Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Kathy Jenkins

Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Kathy Jenkins is an attorney working in the family law and estate planning areas. She has volunteered with the Junior League of Indianapolis, Families First (previously Family Service of Indianapolis), and many other local not for profits. Kathy’s first career was teaching Spanish, and she was active in college working with international students at Purdue University.

 

 

Debi Ladyman : Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Debi Ladyman

Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Debi Ladyman is recently retired after serving as the national industry partner for BKD National Not-for-Profit, Higher Education and Government Groups. She has over 40 years of experience in serving not-for-profit organizations assisting them with identifying best practices, benchmarking, budgeting and financial reporting, governance issues, operational reviews, risk assessment, internal controls, strategic planning, mergers and formation of not-for-profit entities and for-profit subsidiaries. Debi also serves on the boards of Damar Services, Inc. and The Villages of Indiana, Inc. She is also a member of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Dean’s Council and a member of the Board of Visitors for Marian University’s School of Business.

 

 

Megan McGuire : Grants Committee Co-Chair

Megan McGuire

Grants Committee Co-Chair

Megan McGuire is the CEO of Ascent 121, a local agency providing long term recovery services for teen survivors of human trafficking in Indiana. Her agency was an Impact 100 grant winner in 2016. Prior to her work with Ascent 121, Megan had a twenty-year corporate career with Herff Jones. She has an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan and a certification in combatting human trafficking from Ohio State University.

 

 

Debbie Milkey : Assistant Treasurer, Finance Committee

Debbie Milkey

Assistant Treasurer, Finance Committee

Debbie Milkey's picture and bio are coming soon!

 

 

Donna Oklak : Fundraising Committee Chair

Donna Oklak

Fundraising Committee Chair

Donna Oklak co-founded Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis. Donna's full bio is coming soon.

 

 

Pat Ritz : Annual Dinner Co-Chair

Pat Ritz

Annual Dinner Co-Chair

Pat Ritz is one of our Annual Dinner Co-Chairs. She's now retired after working in public relations, communications, marketing management. and adult education. The skills she learned in these endeavors, and her many other volunteer activities, have been crucial as she works to make our Annual Awards Celebration a success. Her special interests include writing and graphic design, decorative arts, program and event planning, volunteering, Door County Wisconsin and golden retrievers.

 

 

Pat Scahill : Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Pat Scahill

Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Pat Scahill is retired from Nyhart, an employee benefits consulting firm, where she served most recently as General Counsel. She spent most of her employee benefits career working as an actuary. Pat served on the Society of Actuaries Board of Directors, including 2 years as Vice President. She currently serves on the Board of Assistants for the Indiana Society of Mayflower Descendants.

 

 

Cathy Simmons : Annual Dinner Co-Chair

Cathy Simmons

Annual Dinner Co-Chair

Cathy Simmons has served for over 35 years as a community volunteer, including leadership positions with Junior League of Indianapolis, Indpls Symphony Women’s Committee Junior Symphony Group, Noblesville Schools Community Advisory Council and International Violin Competition. Other volunteer service has included IPS Read Up Program, Dress For Success Indianapolis, and her church. In addition to her volunteer experience, her business career provides balance and perspective to her role on the Impact 100 Board.

 

Jenna Spurrier : Information Technology/Website, Marketing & Communications Committee

Jenna Spurrier

Information Technology/Website, Marketing & Communications Committee

Jenna Spurrier has been a licensed investment advisor representative since 2000 and was one of the founding members of Impact 100 in Indianapolis in 2005. She has worked in the financial industry since graduating from Indiana State University in 1997. She is fluent in Spanish and a member of the American Translators Association. She has a passion for improving retirement plans, working with the Spanish-speaking community, and developing customized financial strategies for women. Jenna is a Financial Advisor and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist with Thurston Springer, Miller, Herd & Titak.

 

 

Larrissa Warne : Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Larrissa Warne

Focus Area Committee Chair, Grants Committee

Larrissa Warne's picture and bio coming soon!

 

 

Charlitta Winston : Grants Committee Co-Chair,Focus Area Committee Liaison

Charlitta Winston

Grants Committee Co-Chair,Focus Area Committee Liaison

Charlitta Winston's picture and bio coming soon!