Board of Managers

Meet the Board of Managers

Brieanna Quinn

Chair, 2017–2018

Degrees:
BS’01, MA’04
Email:
brieanna.quinn@gmail.com
Indianapolis, Ind.

With a decade of higher-education and development experience, Brieanna is the Indiana development director for Stand for Children. She served the IU Foundation as associate director of the Well House Society and as director of the 1820 Society, and is a past president of the Jacksonville, Fla., Chapter of the IUAA.

Robert Johnson

Chair Elect, 2017–2018

Degrees:
BA’88
Email:
acommon1@aol.com
Northfield, Ill.

After graduating from IU, Robert worked for Procter & Gamble and later was recruited by Kraft Foods, where he finished his career as a customer vice president. His time at Kraft Foods encompassed 25 years, 14 positions, and approximately 20 years in leadership/managing roles.

Jerry Miles

Vice Chair, 2017–2018

Degrees:
BS’70
Email:
jzmiles@mecier.com
New Albany, Ind.

Jerry is chairman of the Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Board of Trustees. He has served on the IUAA Executive Council, Hoosiers For Higher Education, the Kelley School of Business Alumni Board, and the national Neal-Marshall Alumni Club. He was honored with the IUAA President’s Award in 2008 and the IU Southeast Chancellor’s Medallion in 2005.

Larry Lentych

Secretary, 2017–2018

Degrees:
BS’69
Email:
larrylentych@gmail.com
Edwardsburg, Mich.

Larry retired as senior vice president and chief financial officer at 1st Source Bank in South Bend. He has been president of the IU South Bend Alumni Board and vice chairman of that campus’s Chancellor’s Advisory Board. His honors include the IUAA President’s Award in 2002, the IU South Bend Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005.

Deanna Crispen

Treasurer, 2017–2018

Degrees:
BA’98
Email:
dcrispen@casscountycf.org
Logansport, Ind.

Deanna is president of the Cass County Community Foundation where she has worked since 2005. She served on the IU Kokomo Alumni Association board from 2000–2009, leading the group as president in 20062008. She earned the IU Kokomo Outstanding Service Award in 2010, and the IUAA President’s Award in 2004.

Nathan Feltman

Immediate Past Chair, 2017–2018

Degrees:
BS/BA’92, JD’94
Email:
nathan.feltman@hhdepot.com
Carmel, Ind.

Nate is co-owner and president of Home Health Depot Inc., in Indianapolis. A former Secretary of Commerce for the state of Indiana and member of Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’s cabinet, he has also served as an adjunct professor at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Larry Alt

Manager at Large, 2015–2018

Degrees:
BS’68, MBA’78
Email:
lalt@8105georgia.com
Valparaiso, Ind.

Larry is the owner of Larry Alt & Associates, a marketing firm in Northwest Indiana. As an entrepreneur, he has started five new companies and holds three U.S. patents. He received the President’s Award in 2014, is currently the president of the IUAA Lakeshore Chapter and has served on the IUAA Executive Council’s Finance Committee.

Jeannie Sager

Manager at Large, 2015-2018

Degrees:
MA’03
Email:
jsager3@iuhealth.org
Carmel, Ind.

Jeannie serves as director of major gifts at IU Health Methodist Hospital. A development professional for 20 years, she previously worked at the IU School of Medicine as director for the Dean’s Council and Special Programs, as well as for the IU Foundation in Indianapolis. She is a long-time member of the Alumni Council of IUPUI and received the Maynard K. Hine Medal in 2017.

Lori Pearson

Manager at Large, 2016-2019

Degrees:
BS’01
Email:
ldjpcc@yahoo.com
Indianapolis, Ind.

Lori is an account executive with Holland-Parlette Associates, an association management company with offices in Indianapolis and San Francisco. She is former IUAA director of special events, has served on the IUAA Executive Council, and is an active member of the IUAA Central Indiana Chapter. She has served on the Central Indiana Chapter Board since 2005, most recently as president and past president.

Vi Simpson

Manager at Large, 2016–2019

Degrees:
LLB’94, LHD’13
Email:
vsimpson@bluemarble.net
Bloomington, Ind.

Vi is a retired attorney and state senator. She served on numerous committees in the Senate, including Appropriations and Health and Provider Services committees. She was chair of the joint Budget Committee and was elected as minority leader, the first woman to serve in both those positions. She was nominated in 2012 as the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.

Doug Dayhoff

Manager at Large, 2017–2020

Degrees:
BA’92
Email:
doug@uplandbeer.com
Bloomington, Ind.

Doug is president of Upland Brewing Co. Previously he worked with several entrepreneurial teams in high-growth companies. He has also taught in the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the IU Kelley School of Business. Dayhoff is a director of the Sycamore Land Trust and Bloomington Hospital Foundation.

Phyllis Lewis

Manager at Large, 2017–2020

Degrees:
BS’59, MS’80
Email:
pjl0609@live.com
Indianapolis, Ind.

Phyllis served as coordinator of health programs for the Indiana Department of Education. She has also served on the IUAA Executive Council, representing the School of Nursing. Lewis is a recipient of the Maynard K. Hine Medal, recognizing significant contributions to the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.

Bailey Troutman

Student Representative, 2017–2018

Email:
baitrout@umail.iu.edu
Lapel, Ind.

Bailey is a senior at IU Kokomo. She is majoring in Communication Arts with minors in pre-law and english writing. She is the Student Body President for the IUK Student Government Association; a member of the IUK Women’s Golf Team; a member in the Honors Program; a member of IUK's Student Athlete Advisory Committee; a staff writer for The Correspondent (IUK's student newspaper), and a student worker for IUK's Alumni Relations and Campus Ceremonies.

J Thomas Forbes

Chief Executive Officer

Degrees:
BA’90, MPA’96
Email:
forbesjt@iu.edu
Bloomington, Ind.

J T. was appointed CEO of the IU Alumni Association in 2010. An experienced higher education leader, he has served in communications, marketing, public affairs, and government relations roles at IU and Michigan State University. A former president of the student body on the Bloomington campus, he founded the All University Student Assembly, and later served as a trustee of Indiana University.