Board

Ft. Wayne YFC Board of Directors

  • Andy Binkley
     

    On the board since: 2012

    Education: Indiana University      Profession: CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Weigand Construction Co., Inc. 

    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Amy

  • Wendell L. Bontrager

    On the board since: 2004

    Education:  BS in Business Administration
    Profession:  Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer for Tower Bank & Trust Company
    City of Residence: Ft. Wayne
    Spouse:  Shelley

  • Joe Byers

    On the board since:  2012
    Profession:  Vice President and Senior Trust Officer, Grabill Bank Wealth Management
    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Chris

  • Wendy Davis
     

    On the board since: 2008

    Education: BS - Wheaton College
    J.D. - Valparaiso University School of Law

    Profession: Allen County Superior Ct Judge - Criminal Felony Div
    City of Residence: Ft. Wayne
    Spouse: Scott

  • Chris Goeglein

    On the board since: 2003

    Education: B.A. from Taylor U in 1984, MBA from Ball State in 1987
    Profession: Managing Principal, True North Strategic Advisors, LLC
    City of Residence: Ft. Wayne
    Spouse: Deb

  • Bill Kinder
     

    On board since: 2012

    Education: BA from Purdue University
    Profession: Owner of Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. Design-Build
    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Lisa

  • Dave Norton
     

    On the board since: 1982

    Education: Butler University
    Profession: Senior Broker of BND Commercial
    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Sally

  • Jim Posey
     

    On the Board since: 1987

    Education: B.A. in 1977 and J.D. in 1981 from Indiana
    University, Bloomington

    Profession: Attorney and Partner with the Law Firm of Beers
    Mallers Backs & Salin, LLP

    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Dianna

  • Lamonte Rhoades
     

    On board since: 2013

    Education: BS in Business, Marion College
    Profession: President,  Rhoades Automotive Inc.
    City of Residence: Columbia City
    Spouse: Tonya

  • Ace Rocke
     

    On the board since: 1987

    Education: Taylor University
    Profession: Homemaker
    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Jeff

  • Kathy Rogers
     

    On the board since:  A Lifetime

    Education:  B.S. in Business Administration
    Profession:  KB Search Team, Owner
    City of Residence: Ft. Wayne
     

  • Mitzi Thomas

    On Board since: 2013

    Education: Taylor University
    Profession: Asst. VP of Marketing & Communications, Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Co.
    City of Residence: Ft. Wayne
    Spouse: Scott 

  • Chant Thompson
     

    On the board since: 1984-1991, 2004- present

    Education: Taylor University
    Fuller Theological Semimary - MA 1979

    Profession: Owner: Graphic Design/Marketing Agency - Innovative Edge
    Executive Director: North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals

    City of Residence: Huntington
    Spouse: Marcia

  • Luther Whitfield


    On the board since: 2013


    Education: BS from Concordia College, River Forest IL; Biblical Studies from Calvary Ministries International
    Profession: Senior Pastor/Teacher, New Covenant Worship Center
    City of Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse: Margo

  • Leamon D. “L.D.” Williams
     

    On the board since: 1988

    Education: Ph.D Michigan State University
    Profession:  Corporate Executive – retired
    Residence: Fort Wayne
    Spouse:  Joyce