2023 Mutz Institute Class

The third cohort of the Mutz Philanthropic Leadership Institute includes 23 individuals from seven Indiana counties. They represent a mix of foundations, corporations, and social impact organizations.

Those selected for the 2023 Mutz Institute class include:

  1. Emerald Blankenship, VP of Programs, Community Foundation of Howard County
  2. Falicia Brewer, President & Philanthropic Advisor, Brewer & Associates
  3. Crista Carlino, Director of Development & Communications, RecycleForce
  4. Mandy Drakeford, Program Officer, AWS Foundation
  5. Elise Erikson Barrett, Student of Philanthropy
  6. Kara Fulmer, Director of Planning Giving & Grants, The Honeywell Foundation
  7. Crystal Gunther, VP of Community Philanthropy, Community Foundation of Southern Indiana
  8. Allissa Impink, Director of Family Philanthropy, Central Indiana Community Foundation
  9. Brian Johnson, Director of Development, Fulton County Community Foundation
  10. Julia Kaercher, Executive Director, Merchants Foundation
  11. Allen McClendon, Community Affairs Director, OneAmerica Foundation
  12. Tina Patton, VP/Director of Non-Profit & Foundation Engagement, Indiana Trust Wealth Management
  13. Alexandra Pflug, Executive Director, Fayette County Community Foundation
  14. Sarah Stone, Communications Director, The Putnam County Community Foundation
  15. Bridget Sutton, Director of Development, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
  16. Travis Tester, Chief Development & Communications Officer, Foster Success
  17. Mary Tyndall, Communications & Food Programs Director, St. Joseph Community Health Foundation
  18. Faith Van Gilder, Chief Development Officer, Girls Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana
  19. Stephanie Wagner, Community Development Liaison, Johnson County Community Foundation
  20. Shannon Walker, VP of Marketing & Operations, Unity Foundation of La Porte County
  21. Bethany Watson, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Gleaners Food Bank
  22. Keylee Wright, Executive Director, Kendrick Foundation
  23. Leeann Wright, Executive Director, Community Foundation of Pulaski County


Past Participants

2022 Class

2021 Class