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

 

Allie VanHeest

Program Manager

 

Amy Kuchta

Chief Executive Officer

 

Carmen James

Program Manager

 

Eric Cunningham

Director of Programming

 

Jessica Reyes

Program Manager

 

 Josalyn Kiplinger

Enrollment Manager

 

Kathy Praedel

Partnership Manager

 

Kori Jock

Director of Fund Development

 

Nicole Godley

Administrative Manager

 

 Regina Miller

Director of Corporate Operations

Board of Directors

 

Cody Allkins, President-Elect

OnStaff USA

 

Vincent L. Behnke

Charles River Labs

Project Coordinator

 

Nathan W. Bolton

Old National

 Assistant V.P. & Manager

 

Kari Brown

PNC Wealth Management

Vice President, Wealth Management Banking Advisor

 

Marcus Brussee

Mercantile Bank

Commercial Lender  

 

Terry R. Burleson, Jr.

Battle Creek College Access Network

Program Manager  

 

Joshua Bush

Mercantile Bank

Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager

 

Kimberly Carter

Battle Creek Public Schools

Superintendent

 

Craig Davies, Secretary

Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites

Assistant General Manager

 

Abbey Davis

 

Ryan DeNooyer

DeNooyer Chevrolet

General Manager

 

Terry Dorgan

Huntington National Bank

Community President, Southwest Michigan

 

Scott Hamric

Kellogg

VP Continuous Improvement

 

 

Ed Hodges, Sr.

The Meridian Group, LLC

President/CEO

 

Brian Lueth, Vice President & Treasurer

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Controller  

 

Mary-Frances  Oliphant

Schupan & Sons, Inc. 

Director of  Talent Management & Retention

 

Meka L. Phillips

PNC Bank

Sales Specialist

 

Steve Ramus

Perrigo

Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

 

William M. Roland

City of Kalamazoo, Retired

 

Stacy Schweitzer

 

Patrick Sweeney

The Bishop Company

Principal (Founder and President 1980 – 2005)

 

Darren Timmeney

CHASE

Senior Vice President/Community President

 

Christopher Tracy, President

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

Attorney

 

Sanita L. Virgil

Quality in Real Time Inc

Recovery Specialist

 

Dana Walters

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, Retired

Vice President of Human Resources

 

Ann M. Woolley, Past President

National Flavors, Inc.

Director of Human Resources