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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are generous community leaders who lend their advice and influence to promote the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

Officers

Julie Bieszczat, Chairperson
President
Barney Enterprises Management Svc.

Roosevelt Haywood III, First Vice-Chairperson
President, CEO
Haywood & Fleming Associates

Tanya Leetz, Second Vice-Chairperson
Executive Vice President, Chief Information & Technology Officer
Peoples Bank

Chris White, Treasurer
Publisher
The Times of Northwest Indiana

J. Michael Baird, Secretary
Retired
Harris Bank

Benjamin Ballou, Legal Counsel
Attorney at Law/Shareholder
Hodges & Davis PC

Jeffrey Strack, Past Chairperson
CEO
Strack & Van Til

Leslie Kiefer, Executive Past Chairperson
Sr. Partner
Centier Bank

Board of Directors

Tracy Brough
Division Manager
MEU Shops, Arcelor Mittal

Paul Dawning
Owner
Paul Dawning State Farm Insurance

Adam Decker
Attorney at Law

Dan DeHaven
Superintendent, Retired
Lake Station Community Schools

Denise Dillard
Chief Consultant, Gov’nt & External Affairs
The Methodist Hospitals

Eric Evans
Vice President, Commercial Banking
First Financial Bank

Robert B. Gardiner
Market President
Lake County, Horizon Bank

Phillip Greiner
Vice President, Commercial Banking
First Midwest Bank

Roy L. Hamilton
AVC, Education Opportunities Program
Purdue University Calumet

Michael Hooper
Sr. Vice President
NIPSCO

Bishop Donald J. Hying
Catholic Diocese of Gary

Charles Kreisl
Owner/Operator
Calumet Harley Davidson

John Matthiesen
Partner
Clifton Larson Allen LLP

Gary Maxwell
President
First Impressions Promotional Products

Renee Ramon-Doughman
President/CEO
AccessAbilities Inc.

Rob Rothschild
The Rothschild Agency, Inc.

Christine Russell
Chair
EC Katherine House Board of Managers

Michael Saks
Vice President
The Performance Companies

David Stalling
Chair
JWA Board of Managers

Chareice White
Owner
Reice Communications

Dr. Edward L. Williams 
President
OptiFormance Consultling Serivces LLC

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