Class NotesFall 2017

Monumental Moments

momentsRonald Scott ’64 recently retired after serving more than 40 years in higher education.

Derek Weber ’80 is the lead pastor at Southport United Methodist Church in Indianapolis.

David W. Wantz ’84 was named president and CEO of the Independent Colleges of Indiana.

Paige L. Dooley ’85 has been honored with the Advancement in Nursing award by the Indianapolis Star in the 2017 “Salute to Nurses.” She works at Community Hospital East as vice president of patient services and chief nurse executive.

Kimberlee M. Fogg ’87 is ranked 149th on the Forbes list of top 200 female financial advisors in the country for 2017.

Linda Harshbarger ’88 ’91 started a new position at the Barn at Bay Horse Inn located in Greenwood, Ind. as the bookkeeper beginning June 2017. She is also under contract through MCC, LLC as bookkeeper for the National Guard Executive Director Association, a national nonprofit association.

Muhammed N. Amin ’92 has been hired by F.C. Tucker Co. to join its corporate team.

Michael Porter ’92 started as an Employee Benefits Underwriter with USI Insurance Services effective March 2017. He was also elected as a volunteer Director of the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association effective
May 2017.

Stephanie Crabill Dunfee ’94 graduated from the Kelley School of Business-Indianapolis with her MS
in accounting.

Daniel S. “Dan” Richwine ’94 is the new pastor at Greensburg United Methodist Church in Greensburg, Ind.

Kimberly Hull Hilton ’94 was selected to attend the week-long Poetry Foundation Summer Teachers Institute in Chicago as a participant in the community college educators group.

Douglas Weber ’78 serves as executive vice president for Responsibility Foundation, Inc. He and his wife Nancy “Dinkledine” Weber ’79 celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary on June 24, 2017.

Amber L. (Stearns) Denney ’95 is vice president of print for the Indianapolis Association of Black Journalists board of directors.

Jennifer L. “Jenny” Butler ’99 ’02 is a trust officer at Mutual Bank in Fishers, Ind.

Vivian Kemp Durham ’00 was married May 6, 2017.

Kyle Wurtzel ’02 raced in the historic NHRA US Nationals in Indianapolis Aug. 31-Sept. 4.

Nichole C. Wilson ’02 ’06has been promoted to vice president of retail services at Community Health Network in Indianapolis.

Elijah J. Hammans ’04 has been appointed chairman of the private equity group at Taft Stettinius & Hollister.

Matthew Gootee ’05 was promoted to director at BKD, LLP, CPAs and Advisors.

Leah M. Raider ’05 has been appointed chief financial officer of the Indiana Department of Child Services.

Devon D. Phillips ’06 is the new principal at Batesville Intermediate School in Batesville, Ind.

Jessica L. Daniel ’07 has been promoted to finance process improvement manager at Cummins Inc. in Indianapolis.

Jason L. Marshall ’08 has been hired as executive vice president of transmission and regulatory affairs at Wabash Valley Power in Indianapolis.

Tiffany J. Spudich ’08 has been promoted to chief client officer at Capital Cities LLC in Indianapolis.

Kelli Whitenack ’10 accepted the position of RCS manager for IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital/Blackford Hospital.

Andy Gipson ’12 accepted a job as a producer with NBC News in the Bay Area of California. He was previously a producer for WISH-TV in Indianapolis.

Aura Ankita Mishra ’12 received her MS en route to her PhD in 2016 and is concurrently pursuing a degree in Master’s in Public Health with a biostatistics concentration while completing her PhD dissertation. She married Patrick Ringwald in 2015.

Kayleigh Allen ’14 is engaged to be married to Nathaniel Adrian on Sept. 23, 2017.

Morgan M. Foley ’16 has signed with Italian Softball League club Labadini Collecchio as a starting pitcher for the 2017 season. She played for the Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch league in the United States last year.

Angela D. Heckman ’16 has been promoted to professor of nursing at IU Kokomo.

Tiffany Murray ’16 has been hired by Guthrie/Mayes Public Relations as assistant account manager.

Vanessa M. Richardson ’17 has joined the morning team at WLWT News 5 Today in Cincinnati, Ohio. Previously, she worked in the digital department at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis.