Caitlin grew up in Ohio and crossed the state line to attend college at Indiana Wesleyan University in 2011. She lives in Hartford City and loves having a job where she can share all the great things about east central Indiana.
Courtney is a healthcare public relations professional, freelance photographer, adventure seeker, and Muncie arts and culture enthusiast.
Erin is a transplant from Los Angeles, a wife and mom of 3, and works at Ball State to connect university resources with priorities and initiatives in East Central Indiana. She lives in Muncie and is a HUGE fan of this very special community.
Angelia White-Stone is a mother of three and the CEO and Editor of Hope Magazine, a unique publication created and launched in 2005 for women going on a journey of self-discovery, and is headquartered in Muncie, IN. Since then, she has become a prolific publisher, editor, social media influencer, and writer, publishing her first book Yes Sisters: Surrounding Yourself with Women Who Affirm, Encourage, and Challenge You in 2020.
Susan Polcz Volbrecht is a Muncie native, Ball State Alumna, and local realtor with Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group. She earned her graduate degree and spent 11 years as a Chicago Public Schools teacher, then returned home so her family could enjoy the numerous and accessible local museums, parks, events, and other resources. She is active with Altrusa, the Muncie Action Plan Board, The Chamber of Commerce Image Committee, the No One Dies Alone program at IU Ball Memorial Hospital, and the Muncie Bridge Dinner.
Originally from Wisconsin, Tiffany Morris moved to Indiana to be closer to family. She now calls Connersville home. Tiffany is a wife and mother of 4. She enjoys walking around town and visiting the aquatic center with her family. Tiffany loves exploring and participating in her community.
Originally from BC, Canada, Mikayla Marazzi moved to Indiana to play collegiate tennis—and she never expected to stay in Indiana. After her graduation, Mikayla re-routed her plans to put down roots in Indiana—and has now called Grant County home for eight years. Mikayla is passionate about joining community, creating community, exploring community, and trying to innovate new pockets of community and facilitating connections amongst people.
Phil is a Marion, IN native and attended college at Purdue University. After graduation in 2008, Phil moved back to Marion and began working for his family’s business, which he eventually purchased in 2018. When he’s not working on the business, Phil enjoys spending time with his wife and son.
After graduating from Purdue University and living in Seattle, WA, Louisville, KY, and Northbrook, IL, Trent quickly realized that home wasn’t so bad after all. After getting married in 2007 to his wife Angel, they decided to settle down back and start a family in Grant County. They truly enjoy the pace of life and close-knit community Grant County has to offer. His family loves to hit the golf course, the Cardinal Greenway, and the Salamonie Reservoir.
Keenan Davis is a native to Marion, IN. He left in 1992 to reside in Muncie, IN for 22 years where he met his wife of 10 years, Tashema, at Ball State University. He has 2 daughters that attend Frances Slocum elementary. He currently is the owner of Keenan Davis State Farm and his wife is an art teacher at Marion High School and the owner of Echo Art Gallery in downtown Marion. Keenan holds degrees in Business Management, Religious Studies and Sports Nutrition. He also sits on boards for The Grant County Rescue Mission, Visitors and Convention Bureau for Grant County and The Training Center after school program. His heart’s desire is for the prosperity and growth of Grant County.
Becky’s family located to New Castle/Henry County in 2001. Once a “big city girl”, she’s now a fan of the rural lifestyle. After trying her hand at many different careers, Becky has settled into a licensed real estate assistant for one of the most productive realtors in the county.
Mandee is the Executive Director for the Anderson Museum of Art. She resides on the west side of Jay County in Dunkirk, IN. She loves living in Jay County because she enjoys the simplicity of small town life, family-owned businesses, and the commitment the community shows to sustaining itself.
John is a resident of Alexandria and the creator of What’s Up 24/7 – an information platform that promotes awareness of all the happenings, attractions and businesses all around us.
Missy Williams joined the Randolph Economic Development Corporation in May 2018 as the Community Development Director. Missy is a retired educator and served in the Randolph Central Schools for 39 years as the Director of Library/Media Services. Missy has been active in community service with the Randolph County Area Planning Commission and Winchester Redevelopment.
Abi graduated from Rush County Consolidated High School in 2015 and moved back to Rushville after she graduated college. Though she is originally from Missouri, she considers Rushville to be her “hometown,” and she is thrilled that she was able to come back and serve her community as part of her career.
Roxie Deer is a lifelong Wayne County resident. Currently serving as the Director of Professional Development for the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce, Roxie has spent her career working in community development. During her free time, Roxie spends her time with friends at community events, enjoying time with her fur babies and finding great new restaurants.
Angel was born and raised in Wayne County. With the title of Communications and Social Media Specialist at the Wayne County Convention & Tourism Bureau, she enjoys utilizing a variety of platforms to bring awareness to everything Wayne County has to offer. Mother of two boys, Angel enjoys spending her free time exploring the outdoors and creating memorable experiences with her children.