Our Team:





Board of Directors




Indianapolis Art Center Board of Directors 2019-20


Jerry Wiley, Partner, KPMG, Board Chair

Andy Sahm, Vice President of Real Estate, Shiel Sexton Company, Vice Chair

Jenny Skehan, VP of Finance, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Treasurer

Don Woodley, Principal, Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management, Secretary

Mark Williams, President and Executive Director



Jessica Brand, Marketing & Event Consultant, Emerald Street Creative, LLC

Charles Cooper, Student Representative and Art Patron

Jody DeFord, Counsel

David Gabovitch, Co-Owner of BRICS

James Gruwell, Executive Director of Supply Chain Strategy, Cummins, Inc.

Stephen Head

Danica Hostettler, Assistant General Patent Counsel & Six Sigma Black Belt,
Eli Lilly & Company

Paula Katz, Studio Manager, Samuel Levi Jones Studio

Catherine LaCrosse, Partner, NWS Corp

Stephanie Goodrid Lawson, Executive Director, McKinney Family Foundation

Denise Miller, Executive Vice President, Strategic Marketing & Research Insights

Newell O. Pugh, Jr., MD, FACR, CPE, Practitioner, Cancer Care

Nikki Rogers, Human Resources Business Partner, GE Power

Diane Seybert, Owner, The Bungalow

Kevin Siminski, Senior Director of Global Operations, Salesforce

Charles Sutphin, Manager, Netherleigh Enterprises LLC

Ken Turchi, Asst. Dean for Communications & Administration, IU Maurer School of Law

Tori Weyers, Sr. Director of Marketing, OneAmerica

Drew White, Founding Partner, Axis Architecture

Renee Wilmeth, Owner; Independent Consultant, Wilmeth Farms

Emeritus Board Members

Bob Anker

Frank Basile

Cathy Springer Brown

Becky Fehsenfeld

John Hoover

Stan Hurt

Karen Kennelly

Marnie Maxwell

Ralph Nowak

Joyce Sommers, President Emeritus

Tanya Stuart Overdorf

Doug Tillman

Young Professionals Advisory Board

The Indianapolis Art Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Board (YPAB) is a newly established force that strives to cultivate awareness and excitement about the organization. The group consists of young professionals from different companies all over Indianapolis who have a passion for the arts and want to make a difference in the community. YPAB networking events strive to cultivate connections throughout the city in hopes of spreading the mission of the Indianapolis Art Center to the next generation of leaders who believe everyone should have access to art.


Sarah Parks, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, YPAB President

Dillon Wyatt, Butler MBA Program, YPAB Vice President of Finance

Abby Scott, Roche, YPAB Vice President of Events

Jordan Anderson, Cummins

Tashianna Avery, Girls Scouts of Central Indiana

Daweed Chung, Celadon Group

Megan Doster, The National Bank of Indianapolis

Rob Gordon, Axis Architecture

Jonathon Hosea, IU Health

Samyoul Kim, IU McKinney School of Law

Hannah Monroe, CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions

Daniel Parks, Faegre Baker Daniels

Becca Schmiegel, Visit Indy

Chris Scott, Keller & Keller

Jayme Short-De Leon, Eli Lilly & Company

Weston Snyder, Axis Archetechture

Gasper Stare, IU McKinney School of Law

Christine Zetzl, Visit Indy


Young Professional Advisory Board - Staff Liaisons


Whitney Alderson, Creative & Communications Manager, Indianapolis Art Center

Max Browning, Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager, Indianapolis Art Center

Katie Cookerly-Dietrich, Office Manager, Indianapolis Art Center

Alyson Walbridge, Special Programs Manager, Indianapolis Art Center


Young Professional Advisory Board - Board Advisors


Lisa McKinney, Partner, Bose McKinney & Evans

Nikki Rogers, Human Resources Business Partner, GE Power