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Board of Directors

John Taylor, President
Trusscore, Global Director of Sales

John Taylor grew up in Fort Wayne. He attended IPFW and Trine University, earning a BSBA in Marketing and also earned a dual MBA from Indiana Tech in Marketing and Management. Taylor currently is building a material science company for sustainable building materials and is the Global Director of Sales for Trusscore.
John and his wife Abbey have two children and reside in Fort Wayne, Indiana. John enjoys spending time with his family and doing anything outdoors.
Casey Scheurich, Treasurer
Dulin, Ward & Dewald, Inc., CPA

Casey Scheurich is Director in the Fort Wayne office of Dulin, Ward & DeWald, Inc. Casey graduated from Indiana University, Fort Wayne, with a degree in Accounting in 1998 and has been with the firm since November of that year. He served in active duty with the Air Force from 1990-1995 and the Fort Wayne Air National Guard from 1995-1998. He is married and has three wonderful children. He likes to golf, fish and work in the yard in his spare time and enjoys going to Hilton Head Island.
Clete Schenkel
Schenkel & Sons, (Retired President)

Clete is a retired general contractor and served as President for Schenkel & Sons Inc. In the past, he has also served as:
President of Innverness Lakes Homeowners Association, Board Chair of Mustard Seed Furniture Bank, Board Member of Community Harvest Food Bank, Board member of Carriage House, Director of Big Long Lake Association, Board Member of LaGrange County Sewer District, and Founder of Percy Talati Endowment to benefit Turnstone.
Chad Roberts
Insurance Trustees

Sandy Lanning
Lincoln Financial Group, Senior Analyst/ Digital Finance

Sandy has been employed with Lincoln Financial Group for over 30 years in various Finance and Data Analytics roles, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana Institute of Technology. She has been a supporter of Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry since its inception and has been a volunteer since 2014. Sandy and her husband, Lonnie, have been married for 36 years. They love spending time with their family – Kyle and his fiancé Samantha, Tyler and his wife Alyssa, and Grandson Ryker…who they can’t get enough of!! Sandy enjoys attending Pathway Community Church, kayaking, vacationing in northern Wisconsin, and an annual girls’ trip to Florida.
Roger Stahlhut
Integrity Meats, Owner

Roger and his wife Whitney, reside on the family homestead where they raise cattle and harvest wheat, corn, beans, and hay. They have two children, Barrett and Adelynn. Roger is a 4th generation farmer and has more than 20 years of experience in the meat processing industry. Roger and Whitney are family oriented and enjoy watching their children embrace the farm lifestyle.

Morgan Hefty
Hefty Insurance & Financial Inc., Owner

Morgan is a third generation State Farm Agent, located in Auburn, IN. He has a combined insurance experience of 45+ years, serving Northeast Indiana with any insurance and financial needs. Morgan is very involved within the community and his community involvement activities and positions include: Auburn Classic Noon Lions Club, Board member for DeKalb Community Impact Corporation (DCIC) & Hearten House Women’s Restorative Care Facility, & Active member of DeKalb County Chamber. He is married and he and his wife Becky have 3 boys & 1 princess. Morgan and his family enjoy fishing, swimming, children’s after school sports, and being a part of a great community.

Travis Friend, Vice President
Haller & Colvin, Attorney

Travis is a managing partner at Haller & Colvin, P.C. in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He obtained his B.A. in Business in 1987, from the University of Findlay and his J.D. in 1990, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is also on the Board for Park Center, Inc., Volunteer Lawyer Program, and the Federal Community Defenders. He is pro bono legal counsel for Northeast Indiana nonprofit organizations and churches.
Cathy Aldrich, Secretary
Aldrich Dairy Farm, Owner

Cathy was raised in Auburn, Indiana. She graduated from DeKalb High School and married Kevin Aldrich in 1978 where her farming future began. Cathy and Kevin own Aldrich Farms along with their son and daughter in law who are fourth generation farmers. They raise corn, soybean, hay, and wheat. Kevin and Cathy have 3 grown children, 7 grandchildren and are residents of Corunna, Indiana.

Mary Carpenter
Mary Carpenter
Community Harvest Food Bank
Director of Operations

Mary is the Director of Operations at Community Harvest Food Bank where she has been for the past 15 years. Her former employment was with Birch Vending before joining Community Harvest. She is a Member of the Board of Directors for IPFW Board, and Feeding Indiana’s Hungry and has received honorary awards from the American Institute of Bakers (AIB), and for making Community Harvest the first food bank in Indiana to receive such distinction. Mary received her education from PFW.

Nick Hess
Nick Hess
Market 247, Market Manager

Nick graduated with a BA in Political Science at Indiana University and earned his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. He began his career with Walmart as a meat dept. associate in 1998 and advanced to Market Manager of Market 247, working with 11 stores throughout Indiana. He is passionate about talent development and corporate responsibility. While at Walmart he served 11 years in the Marine Corps Reserves and was deployed twice to Iraq.
He enjoys life with his wife, Lacey, and their four children, spending time outdoors, shooting sports and hunting.
He is closely involved with Community Harvest Food Bank of Fort Wayne and currently sits on their Board of Directors.

Stan Rice
Lupke-Rice Insurance & Financial

Stan studied History at Hillsdale College. He is the Vice President/Partner with Lupke Rice Insurance & Financial. He previously worked for Celina Group in underwriting. In the past, Stan has served as President of Northeast Chapter of Manufactured Homes, Property Board of North East Girl Scouts,
board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and a recent Anthony Wayne Boy Scouts Property Board. He has been married 30 years to wife Susan and has three children – William, Billie, and Michael.

Thomas Drzewiecki
Thomas Funeral Home, Owner

Thomas has an Associate Degree from Vincennes University. He is the Owner/ Director of Thomas Funeral Home since 1998. Thomas is a member of DeKalb County Community Corrections Advisory Board. He is the past Secretary of the DeKalb Heart Association, past board member of DeKalb County Cancer Society and D.A.R.E.
Amy Winkleblack
Team For Hire & LSIsource, Managing Partner

Amy has more than 30 years of experience in bookkeeping, office administration, and business management, and is the managing partner for two Fort Wayne small businesses: Team For Hire, a small business support firm, and LSIsource, an accounts receivable management company specializing in transportation. Amy wears many hats, but her favorite is camouflage. She enjoys most outdoor activities and shooting sports with her family. With archery hunting being her true passion, she often jokes that work is what she does between hunting seasons. Amy has been married to Jeffrey Gleason since 2003. They live a quiet home life with their very spoiled Brittany Spaniel, Citori