Boomerang Backpacks board member and small business owner.
Bio: I have been a small business owner for around 20 years. I have been married for 17 years to my wife Kate. We have two boys, Jonathan 13, and Patrick 11. Both of my sons attend Carroll Middle school. My wife is self employed as a hair dresser (Hair to Bragg About). I have been a partner in two businesses since 1992. One is a Manufacturers Rep business (Skyline Sales) and the other a real-estate investment and management company (B&R Real-estate). I have many years of volunteer experience working with kids of all ages. I started working with kids while attending IU, in the early 1970s.
Bloomington Youth Hockey League Coach 1972-1974
Indianapolis Boys Club Volunteer and Coach 1980-1987
Huntertown Hoops Coach 2003-2008
YMCA Youth Basketball Coach 2006-2008
Carroll Youth Basketball Coach 2007- 2009
Huntertown Lions Baseball Coach 2002 to present
Huntertown Lions Soccer Coach 2002 to present
Boomerang Backpacks board member and Director of Food Services at Dekalb Health Systems
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Bio: I am a Director of Food Services at DeKalb Health in Auburn, Indiana as well as a Board Member for Boomerang Backpacks. My prior experience as a Director with DeKalb Central Schools was where I became acquainted and attached to the Boomerang Backpacks program. I saw kids coming to school and going home hungry on a daily basis. I wanted to utilize my talents to help families that so desperately need assistance in our down economic times. I now consult regularly with the school district from a variety of fields to help create synergistic solutions to feeding hungry children.
Boomerang Backpacks board member and employed at Lake City Bank
Bio: I have been in Banking for 27 years and with Lake City Bank in Auburn for the past 10 years. I’ve been married for 24 years and have two college age children.
Current board member & Past president Auburn Rotary
Current board member & past President Dekalb Central/Lakewood Park Junior Achievement
Past President of Dekalb County Chamber Partnership
Vice President Dekalb CountyVisitors Bureau
Boomerang Backpacks board member and employed at MSD of Steuben County.
I am married and have 3 wonderful children. I am a special education teacher at Angola Middle School where I teach Math to students in grades 6-8 and Language Arts to students in grade 8. I also work after school with troubled youth. I am a member of the Boomerang Backpacks board and the project manager for MSD of Steuben County Boomerang Backpacks. In my "spare" time I run KMC Cute Accessories, a small hand craft business.
Boomerang Backpack Board President and employed at East Noble School Corp.
Bio: I have taught, coached and been involved at various activities at East Noble High School since 1984. I am currently married to my wife Edie and have three kids Eric (11), Autumn (10) and Rachel (9). I am also a co-owner of Fort Wayne Storage, LLC.
Board President, Boomerang Backpacks 2009 - present
Steering Committee NE Indiana Light the Night Walk 2001-present
Huntertown Lions Soccer Coach 2006-present
Baseball & Softball Coach Angola Kids League 2009-present
Former president of East Noble Education Association
Boomerang Backpack Board Member and employed at Arden.
Rome City, IN
I live in Rome City on Sylvan Lake and have been married for 26 years to my lovely wife, Trish. I have two children; Trevor and Kasi; which I am very proud of. I work in Fort Wayne at Arden Companies, and have worked there for 30 years. I have lived in Northern Indiana my entire life. I have coached basketball and football for years, but more recently I have gotten involved with young people thru different charities and organizations. I enjoy seeing the kids benefit and have an opportunity to reach their potential.