Women & Hi Tech Names New Board

Posted: Updated:
Darcy Lee will serve as president of Women & Hi Tech for 2018. Darcy Lee will serve as president of Women & Hi Tech for 2018.
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indianapolis-based Women & Hi Tech has announced its 2018 board of directors. The members represent a variety of companies throughout Indiana, including Salesforce, Eli Lilly and Co., and Cummins. 

The board officially began its new term Sunday. The newly-elected members include:

Elected Officers:

  • President: Darcy Lee, Director of Accounts & Business Development, Metonymy Media
  • President-Elect: Angela B. Freeman, Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney, Barnes & Thornburg LLP 
  • Treasurer: Bobbie LaFollette, Senior Business Analyst, Baker Hill
  • Secretary: Kelly Ragle, Project Coordinator, Pondurance

Elected Directors:

  • Communications Director: Lori Boyer, Software Applications Developer, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Corporate Engagement Director: Rebecca Bormann, Managing Director of Sales and Services, Bell Techlogix, Inc.
  • Executive Women's Forum Director: Linda Hicks, Vice President of Midwest Operations for ECC Horizon
  • Individual Membership Director: Wendy Maple, Outreach Consultant, netlogx
  • Leading Light Awards Director: Ali Hromis, Release Manager, Salesforce
  • Membership Administrator: Carol Ganz, Director of Client Experiences, Six Feet Up, Inc.
  • Networking Events Director: Maria Alvim-Gaston, Principal Research Scientist, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Outreach - Collegiate Director: Barbara J. Alder, Director, Office of Engagement for Metropolitan Indianapolis, Purdue University
  • Outreach - K - 12  Director: Janette Allen, Manager Requirements Analysis and Engineering, Roche
  • Past President: Audrey Taylor, Founder and CEO,  netlogx
  • Volunteer Director: Karen Harris, Vice President & Information Officer Manufacturing and Quality, Eli Lilly and Company

Elected Emeritus:

  • Jo Basey, Retired, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Angie Engel, Sales Executive, Perficient
  • Gail Farnsley, Senior Executive Partner, Gartner
  • Deb Hallberg, Business Development Manager for Industry Groups, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Tonya Hanshew, Founder & CEO, Write 4 the Win, LLC
  • Rajinder Heir, Enterprise Security Program Consultant, Information Services Agency, City of Indianapolis | Marion County
  • Melissa Lavella, Quality Supervisor, Roche
  • Patsy Lentz, Retired Business Development Professional
  • Jayne Merryman, Enterprise Account Executive, Dell EMC
  • Jane Richardson, IT Strategy and Corporate Strategic Alignment Leader, Cummins Inc.
  • Tiffany Trusty, President, Trusty Applications and Android Architect, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Susan Vaughn, CEO, The Project Authority
  • Tiffany White, Head of DaVinci, Rolls-Royce

You can view bios on each member by clicking here.

  • Perspectives

    • Focused Collaboration Leads to Effective STEM Leadership

      As a woman who has built a career in a STEM field, technology, I have come to realize that collaboration is an essential ingredient for organizational growth and survival. As my year serving as president for Women & Hi Tech comes to an end, one of the most impactful takeaways for me has been how a shared vision and strategic partnerships can help change the landscape for women studying science, technology, engineering or math in Indiana.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Walmart Details Crawfordsville Layoffs

      Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has announced plans to reduce its workforce at the Walmart Optical Lab in Crawfordsville. In a notice to the state, the company did not provide a reason for the reduction, but said 108 employees will be out of work by the end of September.

    • EnCom Polymers Investing in Evansville

      Evansville-based EnCom Polymers Inc. is bringing custom plastic production in-house. The company says it will invest nearly $15 million into acquiring the facility it currently leases, investing in new equipment and adding as many as 56 employees by 2021. EnCom Polymers also plans to add four production lines, a testing laboratory and an injection molder. The company currently employs 14 in Vanderburgh County and says it will add 17 positions immediately.

    • MainGate to Manage Purdue Merchandise

      Purdue University and Indianapolis-based MainGate are teaming up on athletic and school merchandise. The agreement involves sales on the West Lafayette campus, online through PurdueTeamStore.com and as the university's official wholesale products provider. MainGate's other current merchandise partners include...

    • Indy Tech Vet to Lead DePauw Center

      DePauw University has tapped an Indianapolis tech veteran to become a part of its leadership team. Steve Fouty, who most recently served as chief financial officer of ClusterTruck in Indy, has been named director of the McDermond Center for Management and Entrepreneurship on the Greencastle campus.

    • Caesars now owns Indiana Grand in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park in Anderson.

      Acquisition of Indiana Racinos Complete

      Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq: CZR) has completed its $1.7 billion acquisition of Centaur Holdings LLC in Indianapolis. The deal adds Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing and Casino in Shelbyville to Caesars' portfolio. The company says it will invest $50 million into various property improvements and IT upgrades at both facilities. Caesars says it plans to add table games to both properties, pending necessary approvals.