Group photo of the ninth WVLI cohort

Ninth Cohort Participants

The ninth session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in February 2019. Those community leaders who participated in the session include (left to right):

  • Dianne Powell, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Tony Sciotto, Production Director, Tribune Star
  • Cory Pardieck, Assistant Director of Residence Life, Rose-Hulman
  • Mary Harvey, General Manager, Sodexo
  • Danny Wayne Beemer, Assistant Director, The Will Center
  • Lindsay Hull, Associate Director of Operation and Education, Rose-Hulman
  • Amanda Hogue, HR Coordinator, Novelis
  • Mel Kirchner, Director of Marketing, Harsha Center
  • Ashley Poff, Marketing Director, Happiness Bag
  • Mike Mullins, Health System Director of Facilities, Union Hospital
  • Annie Comer, Medical Surgical Clinical Coordinator, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Sarah Mahady, Board Member, Junior Achievement
  • Catherine Saunders, Associate Vice President for Advancement, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Anna Madden, Brand Ambassador, RJL Solutions
  • Sarah Mahady, Board Member, Junior Achievement
Eighth Cohort Participants

Group photo of the eighth WVLI cohort

The eighth session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in April 2018. Those community leaders who participated in the session include (left to right):

  • Mick Siemers, Audience Development Director, Tribune-Star
  • Tyler Engle, Gas Distribution Engineer, Vectren
  • Brittany Early, Community Development Director, Chances And Services for Youth
  • Joey Newport, Employee Benefits Administrator and Worker’s Compensation Coordinator, Indiana State University
  • Rae Bullard, Vice President, Human Resources, HCA Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Kyle Rhodes, Business Process Analyst, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Sarah Campbell, Executive Director, Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc
  • Randa Wells, Assistant Director for Outreach and Training, Indiana State University
  • Jared Ell, Marketing, Recruitment and Sales Coordinator, Indiana State University
  • Sara Boyer, Director of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, SMWC
Seventh Cohort Participants

Group photo of the seventh WVLI cohort

The seventh session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in November 2017. Those community leaders who participated in the session include (left to right):

  • Rachel Mullinnix, Interim Executive Director of Resource Development, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Darla Hopper, Executive Director of Financial Aid, SMWC
  • William Riley, Assistant Professor of English, SMWC
  • Nicole Fry, Executive Branch Director, Clay County YMCA
  • Nicholas Dearing, Natural Gas Distribution Specialist III, Vectren
  • Cora Griffin, Assistant Director of Planned Giving, Rose-Hulman
  • Erin Powell, Advertising Director, Tribune Star
Sixth Cohort Participants

Group photo of the sixth WVLI cohort

The sixth session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in April 2017. Those community leaders who participated in the session include (left to right):

  • Stephanie Lanke, Controller, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Jane Santuccci, Owner, Santucci | Synthesized Communication
  • Karen Eldridge, Human Resources Generalist, Hamilton Center
  • Jordan Boggs, Options Counselor, West Central IN Economic Dev District
  • Brandon Halleck, Chief Operating Officer, Chances and Services for Youth
  • Pam Smith, Director, Patient Care & Integration, Union Hospital
  • Dan Cleveland, Pharm Mgr/PGY1 Residency Prog Dir, Union Hospital
  • Cyndi Todd, Executive Director, Partnership Parke County, Inc.
  • Tracy Richardson, Professor and Director of Music Therapy, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Cheryl McCarter, Director of Occupational Medicine, Regional Hospital
Fifth Cohort Participants

Group photo of the fourth WVLI cohortThe fifth session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in November 2016. Those community leaders who participated in the session include (left to right):

  • Robbin McCallister, Director of Critical Care, Telemetry, Stroke, Respiratory Therapy, and the Resource Pool, Union Hospital, Inc.
  • Seth Porter, Construction Project Manager, Indiana State University
  • Mike Gioia, Information Security Officer, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Marc Keilman, Director of Quality Management and Infection Control, Union Hospital, Inc.
  • Jenifer Wright, Human Resources/Office Manager, Wabash Valley REX Baseball
  • Dee Reed, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Brittany Michaels, Community Connections Coordinator, Vigo County Public Library
  • Jessica Cox, Member Engagement and Events Director, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Tabby Donnelly, Nursing Care Manager, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Melanie Castle, Faculty Instructor, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Stacey Totten, Peer Recovery Coordinator, Hamilton Center
  • Jerry Bingle, Controller, Terre Haute Tribune Star
Fourth Cohort Participants

Group photo of the fourth WVLI cohortThe fourth session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in April 2016. Those community leaders who participated in the session include:

  • Regina Atkins, Associate Director for Student Service, Indiana State University
  • Shaun Baker, Manager of Operations, Terre Haute International Airport
  • Marsha Ciolli, Vice President of Quality Management, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Holly Columbia, Gas Distribution Engineer, Vectren
  • Karen Dyer, Vice President for Advancement, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Janice Fenn, Director of the Center for Diversity, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Dan Gmelich, SVP, Commercial Relationships Team Lead, Old National Bank
  • Kristi Howe, Director, Vigo County Public Library
  • Danielle Isbell, Resource Development Director, United Way of the Wabash Valley
  • Aaron Morales, Owner, Agave Vintage Cocktails
  • Courtney Richey, Regional Director, West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center
  • Jeff Winchester, Manager, Simple to Elegant
Third Cohort Participants

Group photo of the thrid WVLI cohortThe third session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in November 2015. Those community leaders who participated in the session include:

  • Brennan Randolph, vice president for enrollment management, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Keith Carter, partner-in-charge, Kemper CPA
  • Jaime Frey, director of career development, Ivy Tech
  • Amber Sinders, RN/manager OPS/Endoscopy, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Brooks Moore, associate vice president for student affairs, ISU
  • Max Jones, editor, Tribune Star
  • Ryan Adamson, K9 handler, Terre Haute Police Department
  • Greg Lee, JAG coordinator, Vincennes University
  • Jon Scherle, vice president for commercial lending/floor plan manager, First Financial
  • Noah Coley, marketing manager, Hamilton Center
  • Brandon Zollner, director of corporate and foundation relations, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Abby Desboro, director of marketing and public relations, Terre Haute International Airport
  • Jenn Kersey, director of events and strategic programs, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Tyler Dinkel, engineering/project manager, Sycamore Engineering
  • John Mace, director of career services, Harrison College
Second Cohort Participants

Group photo of the second WVLI cohortThe second session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in May 2015. Those community leaders who participated in the session include:

  • Scotia Brown, Principal, Sarah Scott Middle School, Vigo County School Corporation
  • Janet Clark, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Kristin Craig, Director of Operations and Communications, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Michelle Farris, Director of Perioperative Services, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Natalie Green, Owner/Realtor, Century 21
  • Amber Harnack, Academic Advising Center Director, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Amanda Knerr, Executive Director Residential Life and Housing, Indiana State University
  • Kara McIntosh, Director of Operations, Terre Haute International Airport
  • Sonja Rebeck, QRM/MSS Manager, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Mark Reitan, Executive Director of Development, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Dylan Riggen, Executive Director, Vermillion County Economic Development Council
  • Corey Simmons, Acting HR Director, Hamilton Center
  • Rachel Sutopo, Director of Workforce Development, Human Resources, and Safety, Goodwill Industries
  • Andy Theisz, Gas Distribution Engineer (BSCI), Vectren
First Cohort Participants

Group photo of the first WVLI cohortDuring the first cohort of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute, members had the opportunity to hear from keynote speaker, Richie Parker (front center) who works as a body and chassis component designer for the four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams of Hendrick Motorsports. The Beaufort, S.C., native believes in taking responsibility for your life and career, and never giving up until you reach your goals.

The inaugural session of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute was conducted in November 2014. Those community leaders who participated in the session include:

  • Rick Burger, District Manager, Duke Energy
  • Mary Ann Conroy, CEO, Terre Haute Regional Hospital
  • Rob Coons, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Lea Anne Crooks, Campus President, Ivey Tech Community College, Wabash Valley Region
  • Troy Fears, Executive Director, United Way of the Wabash Valley
  • Christi Fenton, Director of Elementary Education and Title I, Vigo County School Corporation
  • Marla Flowers, Director of Operations, Hulman & Company
  • David Haynes, President, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Kandi Hill-Clarke, Dean of the Bayh College of Education, Indiana State University
  • Jennifer Isbell Scott, Gas Distribution Engineer, Vectren
  • Dottie King, President, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Lisa Lee, Executive Director, Western Indiana Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
  • Jeff Lorick, Executive Director, City of Terre Haute Human Relations Commission
  • BJ Riley, Publisher, Tribune Star
  • Claudia Tanoos, Vice President, Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation