About Us

About Us

HSEF Staff and Board

Meet the HSEF Staff

Justin Hirnisey
Executive Director
You can reach Justin by calling 317-570-3385
or through e-mail at jhirnisey@hse.k12.in.us.

Kristen Wolf
Director of Programs & Communications
You can reach Kristen by calling 317-570-3386
or through e-mail at kristenwolf@hse.k12.in.us.

Lori Lambert
Director of Operations
You can reach Lori by calling 317-570-3389
or through e-mail at llambert@hse.k12.in.us.

Meet the HSEF Board of Directors

President – Will Bryan, CPA PricewaterhouseCoopers

Vice President – Brad Banks, Owner Banks and Brower

Past President – Julie Ragsdale, VP, Associate General Counsel Strada Education Network

Secretary – Greg Schrage, Partner Church, Church, Hittle and Antrim

Treasurer – Heidi Leonard, Midwest Government Strategist Regions Bank

Ex-Officio – Michelle Fullhart, School Board Member HSE Schools  

Ex-Officio – Dr. Yvonne Stokes, Superintendent Hamilton Southeastern Schools

2021 Teacher of the Year – Kristen Distler, Fall Creek Junior High


Aimee Ash, Owner LuLaRoe Clothing Aimee Ash
Char Bennett, Sales Representative KI Furniture
Nancy Bielefeld, Sales and Training Peleton
Anthony Busack, Owner The Goddard School
Jenni Dillon, Success Director Salesforce
Bob Ellis, Partner/CPA Blue & Co
Rob Emmerson, Partner DeFur Voran LLP
Tim Hardin, Realtor/Restaurant Consultant Talk to Tucker
Chad Hightower, President Hightower Graphics
Jordan Howard, Director of Special Projects, ShipSights
Teresa Leon, CPA Somerset CPAs and Advisors
Kyle Malone, Senior Manager of Partnerships Grantmakers for Education 
Jill McEldowney, Co-Owner/Curriculum Developer The Curriculum Corner LLC
John Moriarty, Partner Plews Shadley Racher & Braun
Allison Oestreich, Senior Community Counselor Au Pair in America
Cindy Orris, Community Leader
Angela Ostrowski, Community Leader
Dr. Meeta Pradhan, Data Scientist Indiana State Department of Health
Jill Schwarz, Community Leader

Student Board Members

Nabeelah Aregbe, FHS Junior Representative
Olivia Brown, HSEHS Junior Representative
Brady Hightower, FHS Junior Representative
Ananya Pendela, HSEHS Senior Representative
Jackson Philhower, HSEHS Senior Representative
Erik Ryden, FHS Senior Representative
Maha Siddiqui, HSEHS Junior Representative
Kennedy Terhune, FHS Junior Representative

HSEF Advisory Council Members

John DeLucia, Chair
Larry Becker
David Becker
Angela Buchman
Kevin Clasen
Bud Colglazier
Scott Fadness
Bill French
Todd Huston
Walt Kelly
Jon Kroehler
Charles Leonard
Tom Long
John McDonald
Tracy Mills
Mike Peterson
Sundesh Shah
Corby Thompson
John Wechsler
Donna Wilkinson

Interested in volunteering for HSEF or joining one of our leadership teams?  Please feel free to reach out to Executive Director Justin Hirnisey or any current member.  You can also find more information by reviewing our Board Information Packet.

Current HSEF Board Members can access Board Docs HERE.