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
Rob MacPherson
Vice President of Development & Strategy, CICF
Pamela Ross
Vice President of Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives, The Indianapolis Foundation
Tamara Winfrey-Harris
Vice President of People, Culture & Brand, CICF

CICF

Executive Office

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

Development & Strategy

Rob MacPherson
Vice President of Development & Strategy
Clayton De Fur
Director of Family Philanthropy, Senior Advisor to the Herbert Simon Family Foundation
Robin Elmerick
Senior Director of Effective Philanthropy
Allissa Impink
Director of Family Philanthropy, Senior Advisor to Glick Philanthropies
Leroy Robinson
Director of Development & Major Gifts
Travis Smith
Director of Development & Gift Planning
Sarah Weaver, J.D.
Senior Director of Gift Planning & Legal Affairs
Janeen Butler
Scholarships Officer
Reiya Davis
Donor Engagement Associate
Nora Dietz-Kilen
Donor Engagement Officer
Julian Edwards
Donor Engagement Officer
Danielle Humphrey
Donor Engagement Officer
Julia Lagenour
Not-for-Profit Sustainability Officer
Morgan Meyer
Scholarships Associate
Julie Scharlau
Development Associate
Julie Koegel
Grantmaking Consultant - Central Indiana Senior Fund
Joanna Nixon
Consultant - Efroymson Family Fund

People, Culture & Brand

Tamara Winfrey-Harris
Vice President of People, Culture & Brand
Ben Snyder
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
Lacy Wooden
Director of People & Culture
Laurie Burns
Senior Impact Officer
Tashi Copeland
Communications Officer
Noah Sandel
Hamilton County Community Foundation Strategic Communications Associate
Gabrielle Sanchez-Steenberger
Communications Associate

Finance & Operations

Jennifer Bartenbach
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
David Donaldson
Director of Information Technology
Jennifer Schrier
Senior Director of Finance
Jena Brooks
Data Systems Associate
Brenda Delaney
Controller
Julian Edwards
Operations Associate
Greg Hooten
Facilities Director
Cindie Logan
Operations Manager
Beth Millikan
Assistant Controller
Tom Poynter
Maintenance Manager
Brandon Stover
The English Foundation Building Associate
Adam Vizard
Data Systems Manager
Julie Wright
Grants Manager

The Indianapolis Foundation

Executive Office

Brian Payne
President
Pamela Ross
Vice President of Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives

The Indianapolis Foundation Community Leadership & Equitable Initiatives

Alicia Collins
Senior Consultant for the Elevation Grant Program
Rishard Allen
Equitable Initiatives Officer
Dionne Griffiths
Community Leadership Officer
Kayla Knox
Equitable Initiatives Officer
Hector Morales Hernandez
Grants Associate
Leah Nahmias
Community Leadership Officer
Josette' Robinson
Community Leadership Officer
Diane Schussel
Senior Community Leadership Officer
Guadalupe Pimentel Solano
Senior Equitable Initiatives 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
DeAmon Harges
Advisor
Cynthia Morraz
representing the Latinx community
WildStyle Paschall
representing Riverside (Near West)
ROSEZALYNN "PINKY" SANFORD
representing Crooked Creek
Annie Smith
representing Far East Side

Hamilton County Community Foundation

Executive Office

Tom Kilian Jr.
President

Hamilton County Community Foundation Staff

Larry Smith
Director of Development
Tammy Hall
Office Manager
Danielle Humphrey
Donor Engagement Officer
Anita Rogers
Grants Officer
Noah Sandel
Strategic Communications Associate
Jeena Siela
Senior Community Leadership Officer

Women's Fund of Centra Indiana

Executive Office

Deborah Hearn-Smith
Interim President

Women's Fund of Centra Indiana Staff

Gerri Pagach
Data & Office Manager
Jennifer Pope-Baker
Founding President and Consultant
Julie Koegel
Grantmaking Consultant
Wendy McNamar
OPTIONS & Special Projects Consultant
Elana Thompson
GO Curriculum Consultant

Opportunity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Council

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