Our dedicated staff and Board of Trustees work to further the mission of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption:

To find permanent, loving families for children in foster care.

Board of Trustees

    • Denny Lynch, Chairman
    • Mary A. Schell, Vice Chair
    • Wendy (Thomas) Morse, Secretary
    • Brad Conner, Treasurer
    • Deepak Ajmani
    • Craig Bahner
    • Ulysses L. Bridgeman Jr.
    • Jeffery J. Coghlan
    • Liliana Esposito
    • Robert Geen
    • John Inwright
    • Kurt Kane
    • Michael O’Malley
    • Todd Penegor
    • Lori (Thomas) Seitz
    • Ken Strottman
    • Joseph J. Turner, Jr.
    • Bob Wright
    • Lorraine Thomas (Emeritus)

 

 
 

  • Kristen Adams

    Kristen Adams

    Communications Manager

  • Jennifer Blank

    Jennifer Blank

    Director, Major Gifts

  • Dean Bring

    Dean Bring

    Senior Manager, Franchise Partnerships

  • Lori Burrows

    Lori Burrows

    Senior Manager, Development

  • Lena Crider

    Lena Crider

    Director, Partnerships

  • Rachel Conwell

    Rachel Conwell

    Senior Director, Human Resources

  • Jill Crumbacher

    Jill Crumbacher

    Senior Vice President, Marketing andĀ Development

  • Elizabeth Eck

    Elizabeth Eck

    Manager, Prospect Research

  • Caroline Faust

    Caroline Finnegan

    Information Manager

  • Alison Fournier

    Alison Fournier

    Senior Manager, Partnerships, Events

  • Stephanie Fowler

    Stephanie Fowler

    Office Coordinator

  • Marissa Furr

    Marissa Furr

    Executive Assistant

  • Andrea Glass

    Andrea Glass

    Grants Manager Supervisor

  • Melinda Haggerty

    Melinda Haggerty

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel

  • Christina Jenkins

    Christina Jenkins

    Grants Manager

  • Jennifer Justice

    Jennifer Justice

    Senior Vice President, Strategic Program Development

  • Liz Kane

    Liz Kane

    Manager, Supplier Partnerships

  • Jack Lucas

    Jack Lucas

    Director, Data & Accounting

  • Angela Marshall

    Angela Marshall

    Director, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

  • Pam McClafferty

    Pam McClafferty

    Program Manager

  • Leigh Anne McDermitt

    Leigh Anne McDermitt

    Grants Manager

  • Jason Monn

    Jason Monn

    Grants Manager

  • Felicia Newell

    Felicia Newell

    Grants Manager

  • Tova Rose

    Tova Rose

    Grants Manager

  • Mary Ellen Smalley

    Director, Marketing and Communications

  • Dan Shook

    Dan Shook

    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

  • Sarah Stevens

    Sarah Stevens

    Director, Training

  • Andrea Williams

    Andrea Williams

    Grants Manager