Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana | Leadership Team
page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-15547,tribe-no-js,mega-menu-top-navigation,mega-menu-max-mega-menu-1,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0,qode-theme-ver-11.2,qode-theme-bridge,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.7,vc_responsive

Leadership Team

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana
8392 Mississippi St., 2nd Floor
Merrillville, IN 46410


Phone: (219) 881-1060



Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Please visit our Contact page for a complete list of our club locations/addresses and phone numbers.

Administrative Staff:

Ryan Smiley

President and CEO

Beth Claxton

Executive Assistant

Operations Department

Lisa Patrick

Chief Programs Officer


Club Directors:

Rosemarie Joiner

John Will Anderson Club


Maria Feliciano
Merrillville Club


Predrag Jones
Hammond Club


Ryan Elinkowski
Cedar Lake Club


Donna Gonzales
Lake Station Club


Madalyn Hurt
East Chicago Katherine House Club


Ronald Ranta
Duneland Club

Kristina Balog
Valparaiso Club


Steve Letic
Portage Club


Jason Kegebein
South Haven Club


Orlando Drummond
Grant Manager


Mark Jones

Chief Operating Officer


Maggie Beezhold
Kidstop Director


Thomas Trakas
Facilities Director


Gregory Parker
Building and Grounds Supervisor


George Tucker
Information Technology Director

Development Department

Alison Martin

Chief Philanthropy Officer


Buffy Adams
Director of Development


Stephanie Hamilton
Director of Marketing and Communications

Susan Edmonds
Grant Writer

Finance Department

Shire Kuch

Chief Financial Officer


Linda Wirtz

Holly Martinez

Human Resources Department

Kris Condon

Chief Human Resources Officer


Kristin Scheub
Director of Training and Development

LaShawn Wilson
Human Resources Generalist