Brian was born in Tennessee, adopted at birth and grew up on a farm in central Indiana. He studied at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and received his Bachelor of Arts from Wabash College and his Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. As an ordained minister of the Gospel, for twenty-five years he pastored churches in Indiana and California. Brian served for six years as the President/CEO of one of the largest networks of pregnancy resource centers in Indiana. He has also served for fifteen years in executive, fundraising and consulting roles: as a Vice President of Development of a global missions agency, a U.S. Church Relations Director, and a major gifts officer for non-profits. Brian and his wife, Diann, are blessed with three daughters and reside in Carmel, Indiana.
Cindy has passionately addressed food insecurity through volunteer work at the Grace Care Center and Carmel Clay Schools Pantry Packs and Backpack Programs, witnessing the life change that occurs when this basic need is met. Her professional experience includes working in communications, marketing, and fundraising with a variety of Indianapolis entities including the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, and Central Indiana Community Foundation. Cindy and her husband, Brian, live in Carmel and have two college-aged children.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Greg and his wife Kathy are passionate about the mission of the Grace Care Center not only because of the sustainable impact it has on Grace Care Center friends, but also because of the life change that happens in the lives of the amazing volunteers. Greg is a partner at Bose McKinney & Evans where he represents businesses, churches, nonprofits, and professionals in labor and employment law matters. Before returning to Central Indiana in 2006, he served as the executive director of Reliant Mission in Orlando Florida, an independent mission agency serving churches and missionaries in the United States and overseas.
Vice-Chairman of the Board
After returning from a short-term mission trip, Cara felt passionate about God’s call to serve through local outreach and the Grace Care Center and got involved in the Foundation for Sustainable Care Board of Directors shortly thereafter. Cara currently provides consulting to nonprofits and works as a fundraising coach for a software company, Donorbox. Grace Church attenders since 2003, Cara and her husband Nathan are University of Illinois alumni and reside in Noblesville, Indiana, with their three children.
Scott believes that compassion for others should lead to action towards change and volunteering has always been his catalyst for seeing that change, especially at the Grace Care Center. Scott’s diverse career has taken him to the heights of Jackson Hole in Wyoming, archaeology in Virginia, and nearly a decade of non-profit work in Indiana. He is a leader of leaders and a witness to God multiplying sustainable change through a willing heart and compassionate service.
Anthony joined the Board to support the important life transformation that occurs through the work of the Grace Care Center, both with volunteers and friends that receive services. He is passionate about growing through giving and donates his marketing expertise to nonprofits utilizing knowledge gained through his University of Illinois MBA and Indiana University Economics and Business Administration degrees. Anthony has been a follower of Jesus through Grace Community Church since 2014 and resides in Westfield with his wife Kelli and their three children.
Executive Director Emeritus
Keith is very passionate about the work of both the Grace Care Center and the Foundation for Sustainable Care, having had a role in starting and leading both ministries. Currently, he is starting a few new endeavors connecting people and businesses to great nonprofits around the world. Keith enjoys just about any activity outdoors, especially with his wife, Rosalyn, and grown children.
As an inaugural member of the Foundation, Marcus enjoys engaging people in the life-changing work of the Grace Care Center professionally and personally. He has attended Grace Church since 2001 and has been on staff since 2005. Marcus and his wife Kirsten reside in Westfield, Indiana, and have four children and a daughter-in-law.
Brent and his wife Peg began to volunteer in the Grace Care Center and were greatly encouraged by the positive impact the Care Center had on everyone involved, neighbors and volunteers alike. Brent is a financial advisor with Ronald Blue Trust and has a passion for helping individuals plan for their future and discover ways to give more generously. Brent and Peg met at I.U. Bloomington, have been married almost 40 years, have three wonderful adult children and two perfect grandchildren.
After stepping down from serving on the governing board of Grace Church, Cathy joined the Foundation for Sustainable Care Board to continue to give back to her church and community. Having retired from a corporate role, she is fully invested in deepening her faith through her family and volunteer roles and finding life in new ways. Cathy is particularly enjoying time with her amazing mom who is 95 years old, still driving (daylight only) and taking Zumba classes, and who serves as a positive role model for Cathy!
God has been calling Jon to serve the less fortunate and marginalized for many years, which led him to volunteer at the Grace Care Center and, shortly thereafter, the Foundation for Sustainable Care. He sold his business consulting company in 2019 to be fully available to follow the Holy Spirit’s guidance in how and when to help others. Jon loves spending time with his wife Robbyn and their two adult children, in addition to the great outdoors.