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

Jennifer Bartenbach
Lorenzo Esters
President of The Indianapolis Foundation
Tom Kilian Jr.
President of Hamilton County Community Foundation & IMPACT Central Indiana
Tamara Winfrey-Harris
President, Women's Fund of Central Indiana


Executive Office

Erin Tanner
Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Weaver, J.D.
General Counsel & Chief of Staff
Kendra Patrick
Executive Assistant
Lacy Wooden
Vice President of People, Culture and Brand

Development & Strategy

Robin Elmerick
Senior Director of Effective Philanthropy
Clayton De Fur
Director of Family Philanthropy, Senior Advisor to the Herbert Simon Family Foundation
Allissa Impink
Director of Family Philanthropy, Sr. Advisor, Glick Philanthropies, Central Indiana Senior Fund
Nora Dietz-Kilen
Senior Donor Engagement Officer
Julie Koegel
Grantmaking Consultant - Central Indiana Senior Fund
Joanna Nixon
Consultant - Efroymson Family Fund
Lucy Hauser
Giving Strategies Officer

People, Culture & Brand

Lacy Wooden
Vice President of People, Culture and Brand
Rebekah Corwin
Marketing & Communications Officer
Claire Lash
First Impressions Associate
Kelsey Singh
Director of Marketing, Communications & Brand Strategy
Greg O’Neill
Marketing & Publications Officer

Finance & Operations

Jennifer Schrier
Senior Director of Finance
David Donaldson
Senior Director of Information Technology
Jena Brooks
Data Analyst
Bréone Dupree
Staff Accountant
Greg Hooten
Facilities Director
Tom Poynter
Maintenance Manager
Jimmy Moore
English Foundation Coordinator
Adam Vizard
Data Systems Director
Julie Wright
Grants Manager
Cami Yehling
Process & Integration Officer

The Indianapolis Foundation

Executive Office

Lorenzo Esters
Rob MacPherson
Vice President of Development & Strategy
Grace Findley
Chief Development and Partnerships Officer
Drew Black
Vice President for Grantmaking

The Indianapolis Foundation Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives

Wahid Ahmed
Community Leadership Officer
Alicia Collins
Senior Consultant for the Elevation Grant Program
Lena Hill
Elevation Community Relations Consultant
Okara Imani
Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives Associate
Shaila Mulholland, PhD
Director of Learning and Evaluation
Leah Nahmias
Community Leadership Officer
Guadalupe Pimentel Solano
Director of Community Leadership and Equitable Initiatives
Josette' Robinson
Community Leadership Officer
Ben Tebbe
Community Leadership Officer
Jamie Valentine
Community Leadership Officer
Fabio Yataco
Community Leadership Officer

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
Mari Luna
representing youth
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.
Danielle Stiles-Polk
Vice President of External Strategy & Development
Tammy Hall
Executive Assistant to the President, Hub Coordinator

Hamilton County Community Foundation Staff

Anita Rogers
Community Leadership 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