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
  • Carlos Ramos
    Vice Chair
  • Kristin Marcuccilli
    Secretary and Development Committee Chair
  • Troy Panning
    Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
  • Ryan Twiss
    Governance Committee Chair
  • Amy Hester
    Allocations Committee Chair
  • Carmen Tse
    Taste of the Arts Committee Chair
  • Madelane Elston
    Master Planning Committee Chair

Board of Directors

  • Chris Cathcart
    Ivy Tech Community College
  • C. Todd Cummings, Ph.D.
    Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Madelane Elston
    Community Leader
  • Cindy Goodman
    Old National Bank
  • Amy Hester
    Lincoln Financial Group
  • Pam Holocher
    City of Fort Wayne
  • Barbara Johnson
    SheeKri Style Academy of Dance
  • Pamela M. Kelly, MD
    Community Leader
  • Andrew Krouse
    Mutual Bank
  • Kim Lyman
    TransWorks
  • Kristin Marcuccilli
    STAR Financial Bank
  • Edmond C. O’Neal, III
    Northeast Indiana Works
  • Troy Panning
    Lincoln Financial Group
  • Alfredo Perez
    DePuy Synthes
  • Phebe Huderson Poydras
    Indiana Tech Law School
  • Carlos Ramos
    Swiss Re America Holding Corporation
  • Larry Rowland
    Parkview Foundation
  • Bart Shaw
    Grand Wayne Center, Leadership Fort Wayne Intern
  • John Stafford
    Retired, IPFW Community Research Institute
  • Nancy Stewart
    Community Leader
  • Ruth Stone
    Turnstone
  • Ryan Stoneburner
    Health Insurance, Inc.
  • Thad Tegtmeyer
    Sweetwater Sound
  • Carmen Tse
    Lincoln Financial Group
  • Ryan Twiss
    Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
  • Doug Wood
    PNC Bank, N.A., Northern Indiana Region
  • Max Yen
    IPFW College of Engineering Technology and Computer Sciences