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Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana Staff

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana (Headquarters)

550 E. Wallen Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825
Phone: (260) 484-2543
Fax: (260) 483-2133
 
JA BizTown®
550 E. Wallen Road 
Fort Wayne, IN  46825
 
JA Finance Park®
Lincoln Finance Park (JA Finance Park experiential facility) 
550 E. Wallen Road  
Fort Wayne, IN  46825
 

JA Staff

Lena Yarian, President
Joni Dietsch, Executive Vice President
Amy Hobbick, Senior Vice President of Business Development
Sarah Garrison, Vice President of Education
Karen Cooper, Vice President, Capstone Experiences 
 
 

In-School Programs

Ashley Adamson, Program Manager In-School / JA In A Day Specialist  
Hayli Beck, Program Manager In-School / JA In A Day Specialist
Rachael Caslow, Director of Business Process 
Kortney Castleman, Program Manager In-School
Janet Howard, Program Manager In-School
Jenee' Johnson, Program Manager In-School
Sue Jackson, Program Manager In-School
 
Capstone Programs

   JA BizTown®

 Jonelle Witte, Capstone Manager - JA BizTown
Lori FehlingerCapstone Coordinator - JA BizTown
 Staci Hauptstueck, Capstone Coordinator - JA BizTown
 Robin Kitchen, Capstone Coordinator / Team Lead - JA BizTown
 Carol Ryan,  Capstone Coordinator - JA BizTown  
 OPEN, Capstone Coordinator - JA BizTown
 Kate Sweigert, Capstone Coordinator - JA BizTown
 
 

   JA Finance Park®

   Julie Regazzi, Program Manager - JA Finance Park
   Lisa Bonecutter, Capstone Coordinator - JA Finance Park 
   Tammy Joefreda, Capstone Coordinator / Team Lead - JA Finance Park 
   Meredith Leimkuhler, Capstone Coordinator / Team Lead - JA Finance Park  
   Cindy Zuber, Capstone Coordinator - JA Finance Park 

Development

Stephen Hilker, Development Manager
Danielle Tuck, Development Coordinator

 

Accounting 

Carol Harper, Accountant
Dick Stahl, Accounting Clerk
Jala McLaughlin, Accounting Specialist 
 

Production

Abbey Shimel, Production Manager 
Taylor Wong, Production Specialist
Angela Elliott, Receptionist
 
Regional Operations

East Business Unit

Emma Bond, Program Mananger (Adams, Grant, Huntington, and Wells Couties)
Adrienne Dircksen, Program Coordinator (Garrett and Steuben Counties)
Megan Disque, Development Manager (LaGrange, Steuben, Whitley and Noble Counties)
Sydney Gregory, Program Manager (Whitley and Noble Counties)
Dawn Horan, Business Process Manager & Trainer 
Beth Miller, Area Manager (Fulton, Miami, and Wabash Counties) 
Sarah Schafer, Development Manager (Adams, Grant, Huntington, and Wells Counties)
Payton Rhodes-Yarian, Program Manager (DeKalb and LaGrange Counties)
Nora Schwartz, Development Manager (DeKalb, Garrett, LaGrange, Steuben Counties)
Maureen Shippy, Director of Development & Trainer 
Mark Verville, Area Coordinator (Van Wert County)
 

Michiana Business Unit

OPEN, Program Manager (Berrien, Cass (Michigan), Elkhart, and LaPorte Counties)
Dani Elgas, Director of Development (St. Joseph County)
Colleen Hahn, Program Manager (St. Joseph County)
Jessica Hilary, Director of Development (Elkhart County) 
Lindsey Parker, Program Manager (Kosciusko, Marshall, and Starke Counties)
Linda Tinsley, Director (Berrien, Cass, and LaPorte Counties)
Courtney Whetstone, Development Manager (Kosciusko, Marshall, and Starke Counties)
Lisa Yarian, Program Coordinator (Berrien, Cass (Michigan), Elkhart, Kosciusko, and LaPorte Counties)
 

West Business Unit

Amanda Berenda, Program Coordinator (Carroll, Cass, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski, and White Counties)
Jen Edwards, Director, West Business Unit (Greater Lafayette)
Bo Kuzee-Baumis, Development Manager (Cass, Carroll, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski, and White Counties)
OPEN, Program Manager, JA BizTown and JA Finance Park
Rachel Bingaman, Program Manager (Benton and Tippecanoe Counties)
OPEN, Capstone Coordinator
OPEN, Capstone Coordinator
Robi Rew, Capstone Coordinator
 
 

Building 

Robert Figgs, Maintenance   

 

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