Leading Us in the Right Direction

From our Leadership Team to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals who are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better, forever.

Leadership Team


Amy Kuchta

Chief Executive Officer  


 Patricia Gardenhire-Lamar

Director of Match Support Services


 Cindy Schrauben

Communications Manager


Kori Jock

Director of Fund Development

Kathy Praedel

Partnership Manager


 Regina Miller

Director of Corporate Operations


 Josalyn Kiplinger

Enrollment Manager 

Board of Directors


Cody Allkins, Vice President

OnStaff USA

Nathan W. Bolton

Old National Asst.

V.P. & Manager

Kari Brown

PNC Bank

Branch Manager

Marcus Brussee

Mercantile Bank

Commercial Lender  

Angela Burkhardt

Intrepid Professional Group

Business Development Executive

Terry R. Burleson, Jr.

Battle Creek College Access Network

Program Manager  

Joshua Bush

Fifth Third Bank

Vice President of Business Banking/Relationship Manager

Matthew Callander

Callander Commercial

Vice President

Katelyn Charbeneau

Wiser Financial Group

Director of Client Engagement

Craig Davies, Secretary

Distribution Solutions, LLC

Vice President

Abbey Davis

Bronson Methodist Hospital

Imaging Services Supervisor

Terry Dorgan

Huntington National Bank

Community President, Southwest Michigan

Dr. Angela E. Graham-Williams

Executive Director of Family Health Center and Founder of The AGW Conservatory of the Arts and Dance Angel Network 

Daniel Hinkle 

National Flavors, Inc.


Ed Hodges, Sr.

The Meridian Group, LLC



Brian Lueth, Treasurer

Kalamazoo Valley Community College



Mary Jane Mapes

The Aligned Leader Institute

President & Founder


Meka L. Phillips

PNC Bank

Sales Specialist


Steve Ramus


Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility


Patrick Sweeney

The Bishop Company

Principal (Founder and President 1980 – 2005)


Darren Timmeney

JP Morgan Chase

Senior Vice President/Community President


Christopher Tracy, President-elect

Honigman, Miller, Schwart and Cohn, LLP



Dana Walters

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, Retired

Vice President of Human Resources


Shaun Patrick Willis

Willis Law



Ann M. Woolley, President

National Flavors, Inc.

Director of Human Resources