Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping students graduate, has named Jessica Armstrong director of finance. She most recently served as chief financial officer for a local nonprofit in Indianapolis. Armstrong graduated from Heidelberg College with a degree in Accounting. She a CPA and has extensive experience working in the financial industry for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

Kate Miller has been hired as assistant director of advancement. She previously  managed annual advancement programs for a national youth leadership organization. Miller holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Management from IUPUI and a master’s degree in Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

Also, Molly Linehan has been named communications associate. She previously spent several years working for public relations firms specializing in media relations, social media and strategic communications campaigns. Linehan will support strategic communications and raise awareness for the organization’s mission through traditional and digital media platforms. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Merrimack College in Massachusetts.