Our People

Vision. Dedication. Passion. These are the words that define the individuals who make up the CICF team. Together, we’re working every day to support philanthropy and provide leadership to make Central Indiana a better place. To learn more about an individual, click on their photograph.

Senior Leadership

Brian Payne
President & CEO of CICF & President of The Indianapolis Foundation
Tom Kilian Jr.
President of Hamilton County Community Foundation & IMPACT Central Indiana
Jennifer Bartenbach
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, CICF
Tamara Winfrey-Harris
President, Women's Fund of Central Indiana
Lacy Wooden
Director of People and Culture


Executive Office

Brian Payne
President & CEO
Jennifer Bartenbach
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Kendra Patrick
Executive Assistant

Development & Strategy

Robin Elmerick
Senior Director of Effective Philanthropy
Sarah Weaver, J.D.
Senior Director of Gift Planning & Legal Affairs
Clayton De Fur
Director of Family Philanthropy, Senior Advisor to the Herbert Simon Family Foundation
Allissa Impink
Director of Family Philanthropy, Senior Advisor to Glick Philanthropies
Jennifer Turner
Director of Fundraising & Campaign Management
Janeen Butler
Senior Scholarships Officer
Clark Collier
Senior Charitable Gift Planning Officer
Reiya Davis
Donor Engagement Associate
Nora Dietz-Kilen
Donor Engagement Officer
Julian Edwards
Donor Engagement Officer
Dionne Griffiths
Not-for-profit Sustainability Officer
Danielle Humphrey
Donor Engagement Officer
Julie Koegel
Grantmaking Consultant - Central Indiana Senior Fund
Morgan Meyer
Scholarships Associate
Joanna Nixon
Consultant - Efroymson Family Fund

People, Culture & Brand

Ben Snyder
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
Lacy Wooden
Director of People & Culture
Maggie Adams-Mcbride
Learning, Evaluation and Impact Associate
Laurie Burns
Senior Learning, Evaluation and Impact Officer
Mikaili Azziz
Marketing & Communications Associate
Tashi Copeland
Communications Officer
Rebekah Corwin
Marketing & Communications Officer
Imani McClendon-Hinkle
Human Resources Associate

Finance & Operations

Jennifer Bartenbach
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Jennifer Schrier
Senior Director of Finance
David Donaldson
Director of Information Technology
Jena Brooks
Data Systems Associate
Brenda Delaney
Bréone Dupree
Staff Accountant
Greg Hooten
Facilities Director
Michelle Jordan
Operations Associate
Cindie Logan
Operations Manager
Beth Millikan
Assistant Controller
Tom Poynter
Maintenance Manager
Brandon Stover
First Impressions Associate
Adam Vizard
Data Systems Manager
Julie Wright
Grants Manager
Cami Yehling
Process and Integration Officer

The Indianapolis Foundation

Executive Office

Brian Payne
Rob Macpherson
Vice President of Development and Strategy
Pamela Ross
Vice President of Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives

The Indianapolis Foundation Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives

Guadalupe Pimentel Solano
Director of Community Leadership and Equitable Initiatives
Alicia Collins
Senior Consultant for the Elevation Grant Program
Wahid Ahmed
Community Leadership Officer
Rishard Allen
Equitable Initiatives Officer
Linda Diakite Karressy
Elevation Grant Compliance Consultant
Danae Freeman
MVMT10K Engagement Associate
Lena Hill
Elevation Community Relations Consultant
Okara Imani
Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives Associate
Kayla Knox
Equitable Initiatives Officer
Leah Nahmias
Community Leadership Officer
Josette' Robinson
Community Leadership Officer
Jamie Valentine
Community Leadership Officer
Fabio Yataco
Community Leadership Officer

The Indianapolis Foundation Development and Strategy

Rob Macpherson
Vice President of Development and Strategy

The Indianapolis Foundation Community Ambassadors

Beatrice Bevelry
representing Martindale-Brightwood
Sayra Campos
representing the Latinx community
Valerie Davis
representing Near East Side
Tedd Hardy
representing Haughville
DeAmon Harges
Cynthia Morraz
representing the Latinx community
WildStyle Paschall
representing Riverside (Near West)
Annie Smith
representing Far East Side

The Indianapolis Foundation Racial Equity Advisory Council

  • Patricia Payne
  • Melita Carter
  • Marc Mcaleavey
  • Imhotep Adisa
  • Karen Dace


Hamilton County Community Foundation

Executive Office

Tom Kilian Jr.

Hamilton County Community Foundation Staff

Tammy Hall
Office Manager
Danielle Humphrey
Donor Engagement Officer
Anita Rogers
Grants Officer
Jeena Siela
Senior Community Leadership Officer

Women's Fund of Central Indiana

Executive Office

Women's Fund of Central Indiana Staff

Victoria Petersen Elia
Director of Development
Gerri Pagach
Data and Office Manager
Julie Koegel
Grantmaking Consultant
Wendy McNamar
OPTIONS & Special Projects Consultant
Elana Thompson
GO Curriculum Consultant

Racial Equity Advisory Council for The Indianapolis Foundation

Provides counsel, accountability, advocacy and community connections

  • Imhotep Adisa, Kheprw Institute
  • Jenny Banner, Small Box
  • Melita Carter, Royal Snow
  • Karen Dace, IUPUI
  • Eric LeSure, Red Elephant AIDS Awareness and Prevention
  • Marc Mcaleavey, Serve Indiana
  • James Mulholland, American Friends Service Committee
  • Patricia Payne, Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Joe Slash, Indianapolis Urban League-retired
  • Julie Walsh, GenderNexus
  • Lee White, Bosma Enterprises