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

Executive Office

Brian Payne
President and CEO
Jennifer Bartenbach
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Kendra Patrick
Executive Administrative Assistant

Community Leadership and Effective Philanthropy

Tamara Winfrey-Harris
Vice President of Community Leadership & Effective Philanthropy
Andrew Black
Director of Community Leadership
Alicia J. Collins
Director of Community Leadership
Kelli Baumgarn
Senior Effective Philanthropy Officer
Ryan Brady
Effective Philanthropy Officer to Glick Philanthropies
Laurie Burns
Community Impact Officer
Clayton De Fur
Senior Community Leadership Officer
Haley Logan
Community Leadership Assistant
Marissa Nielsen
Effective Philanthropy Officer
Diane Schussel
Senior Community Leadership Officer
Shanna Young
Scholarship Officer


Rob MacPherson
Vice President of Development & Strategy, CAP®
Mary Stanley
Director of Gift Planning & Legal Affairs, JD, CAP®
Julie Scharlau
Development Associate
Sarah Weaver
Senior Gift Planning Advisor

Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion

Pamela Ross
Vice President of Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion

Marketing & Communications

Sarah Cowart
Director of Marketing & Communications
Ben Snyder
Marketing & Communications Manager

Finance & Operations

Jeanie Andes
Director of Human Resources, SPHR
Jennifer Schrier
Director of Finance
Anne Carson
Systems Manager
Cathy Davis
Senior Accountant
Brenda Delaney
Mary Johnson
Grant Processor
Cindie Logan
Operations Associate
Lynn Weatherly
Operations Associate
Julie Wright
Grant Processor

Hamilton County Community Foundation

Tom Kilian Jr.
Hamilton County Community Foundation President
Brittany Rayburn
Hamilton County Community Foundation Director of Development
Mackenzie Poole
Hamilton County Community Foundation Community Investment Officer
Heather Woock
Hamilton County Community Foundation Philanthropic Advisor

Women's Fund

Jennifer Pope Baker
Women's Fund Executive Director
Deanna Duncan
Women’s Fund Development & Marketing Officer
Gerri Pagach
Women's Fund Executive Assistant
Shelley Raper
Women’s Fund Director of Development

Facilities & Maintenance

Greg Hooten
Facilities Director
Tom Poynter
Maintenance Manager


Julie Koegel
Central Indiana Community Foundation & Women's Fund
Wendy McNamar
Central Indiana Community Foundation & Women's Fund
Joanna Nixon
Central Indiana Community Foundation
LaTasha Sturdivant
The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund
Alphons Van Adrichem
Central Indiana Community Foundation