Board of Directors


Arts United relies on the passionate leadership of our board of directors. These dedicated individuals steward the arts and cultural resources of our region.

Arts United’s Board of Directors represents a broad perspective of the cultural, business and not-for-profit communities in Northeast Indiana. With fiscal responsibility and good governance set as high priorities, the board ensures that  arts and cultural groups have an established, stable environment in which to thrive.

Officers and Executive Committee

  • Doug Wood
    Chair
  • Ryan Twiss
    Vice Chair and Governance Committee Chair
  • Ruth Stone
    Secretary
  • Andrew Krouse
    Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
  • Amy Hester
    Allocations Committee Chair
  • Madelane Elston
    Master Planning Committee Chair

Board of Directors

  • Shenita Bolton
    Fort Wayne Community Schools, Appointed by Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Jon Bomberger
    Faegre Baker Daniels
  • Andrew Boxberger
    Carson, LLP
  • Chris Cloud
    Allen County, Appointed by Allen County Commissioners
  • Madelane Elston
    Community Leader
  • Ben Eisbart
    Retired, Steel Dynamics, Inc.
  • Megan Flohr
    Fort Wayne City Council Administrator
  • Cindy Goodman
    Old National Bank
  • Leonard Helfrich
    Community Leader
  • Amy Hester
    Lincoln Financial Group
  • Pam Holocher
    Retired, City of Fort Wayne
  • Pamela M. Kelly, MD
    Community Leader, Appointed by Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation
  • Andrew Krouse
    Mutual Bank
  • Kim Lyman
    TransWorks
  • Kristin Marcuccilli
    STAR Financial Bank
  • Jeanne Mirro
    Community Leader
  • Edmond C. O’Neal, III
    Northeast Indiana Works
  • John Rogers
    The Rogers Company
  • Larry Rowland
    Retired, Lincoln National
  • Bart Shaw
    Grand Wayne Center
  • John Stafford
    Retired, IPFW Community Research Institute
  • Nancy Stewart
    Community Leader
  • Ruth Stone
    Purdue Fort Wayne
  • Thad Tegtmeyer
    Sweetwater Sound
  • Nancy Townsend
    City of Fort Wayne, Appointed by the City of Fort Wayne
  • Ryan Twiss
    Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
  • Doug Wood
    Sweetwater Sound