United Way of Central Indiana Announces Leadership United Class of 2019

29 Indy-area leaders selected for competitive leadership program


Last week, Leadership United kicked off programming and welcomed the class of 2019 participants. Leadership United is United Way’s community leadership and board development program, which utilizes a combination of classes and practical experiences to help individuals develop leadership skills, increase their knowledge of the community and acquire the skills needed to serve as board members and community leaders.


During the program’s nine-month term, participants commit to 75 hours of leadership and board development training to amplify their passion and prepare them to serve our community. After a competitive application process, the individuals listed below were selected to join the program.


Kinsey Arnett, Faegre Baker Daniels, Associate

Shona Bedwell, Becknell Industrial, VP, Marketing and Corporate Communications

Ceceily Brickley, United Way of Central Indiana, Program Officer

Matthew Bruhn, JPMorgan Chase, Commercial Bank

Andrew Cavallaro, OneAmerica, Strategic Sourcing Manager

Megan Color-Hasser, Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, Community Investment Outreach Analyst

Heidi Dellekamp, Business Furniture Inc., Creative Manager – Business Development

Craig Fortner, First Internet Bank, First Vice President, Information Technology

Vivek Hadley, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, Associate Attorney

Jim Hart, Community Health Network, Executive Director, Oncology Services

Tricia Hern, Community Health Network, Vice President Physician Leadership Development and Education

Nancy White-Holland, DirectEmployers Association, Philanthropy Chair

Kate Hooker, Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP, State and Local Tax Senior

Kristi Huntington, Eli Lilly and Company, Pharmaceutical Project Manager Advisor

Monique Jackson, JPMorgan Chase, Commercial Bank Analyst

Bill Mahoney, Gregory & Appel Insurance, Senior Risk Advisor

Lindsay McGuire, United Way of Central Indiana, Communications Specialist

Feteh Mulugeta, Enterprise Holdings, Area Rental Manager

Windy Noble, American Funds from Capital Group, Senior Business Analyst

Jonathan Rolfson, JPMorgan Chase, Vice President Business Relationship Manager

Leah Seigel, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Attorney

Robert Spangler, OneAmerica Financial Partners, Inc., Portfolio Manager – Alternative Strategies

Susie Steel, Deerfield Financial Advisors, Inc., President

Ashley Virden, Divine Investment Partners, Realtor

Lisa Vitaniemi, Fusion Alliance, Manager of Support and Training

Meghan Vogt, OneAmerica, HR Director

Sharvonne Williams, Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Youth Programs Manager

Kristen Wrestler, IU Health, Administrative Assistant

Joseph Zielinski, Eskenazi Health, Corporate Compliance Program Director




About United Way of Central Indiana: United Way of Central Indiana fights for the education, financial stability, health and basic needs of all people in central Indiana by creating, managing and investing resources in sustainable solutions to the most stubborn barriers to self-sufficiency. United Way invites all members of our community to LIVE UNITED by giving, advocating and volunteering to improve lives in Central Indiana. Visit uwci.org to learn more.