The Easterseals Crossroads Board of Directors are leaders in our community who share our purpose and passion to improve the lives of children and adults with special needs and disabilities.
This group of forward-thinking, innovative men and women help us advance our message to promote inclusion, independence and dignity for everyone living in our community.
Harold Tenbarge, Board Chair
Eli Lilly and Company, retired
Harold retired from Eli Lilly and Company as the Senior Director of Procurement. His responsibilities included all procurement activities that supported Lilly’s Marketing & Sales efforts globally. He has significant experience with all aspects of sourcing strategy development, execution, and supplier performance management. Additionally, his career included work experience in manufacturing, process research and development, and supply chain management. He brings his supply chain experience to support Crossroads Industrial Services and our acquisition efforts.
Harold gives to Easterseals Crossroads for the impact the group have on people’s lives. He believes a community supports each other, and Easterseals has a profound impact on the lives of those with disabilities.
Philip C. Belt, Immediate Past Chair
With over 25 years of corporate experience in both financial and communications roles, Phil has held leadership positions at Eli Lilly and Company, Credit Suisse, VMS Biomarketing and Stericycle.
Phil has his BS in finance from West Virginia University and his MBA from the University of North Carolina. He joined the Easter Seals Crossroads Board in 2013, and has also served on the boards of Church at the Crossing and the Indiana Bond Bank.
Philip Whistler, 1st Vice Chair
Ice Miller LLP
Philip is Senior Counsel at Ice Miller. He joined Ice Miller in 1978 after graduating with honors from Harvard Law School where he was a member of the board of student advisors. He is also an honors graduate of Stanford University, with a Bachelor’s degree in history.
Philip also serves on the board of the Indianapolis Legal Aid Society and he is a former board member of the Mapleton Fall Creek Community Development Corporation.
Dee Moonesinghe, MD, 2nd Vice Chair
Dr. Dee Moonesinghe is board certified in both Internal Medicine, as well as Hospice and Palliative care, and currently serves as an Hospitalist with IU Health. She has been a Hospice physician for over a decade and also proudly serves as the Hospice Medical Director of Paradigm Hospice. Dr. Moonesinghe completed her Internal Medicine residency at Ball Memorial Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year.
She most recently served in executive leadership as Vice President, and the Physician Executive for Community Hospital North with Community Health Network (CHNw), and previously served in this role at Community Howard Regional Hospital, in Kokomo, for a couple of years prior to her move to the North Region. In this role she worked in a dyad relationship with the hospital administrator to lead clinical care, and oversaw quality and safety for the region to ensure strategic alignment and growth. Dr. Moonesinghe has always been actively involved in the Network Bioethics Council, Root Cause Analysis team and the Network Breach Committee.
She is certified with the AAPL (American Academy of Physician Leaders), completed her yearlong enrollment in CHNw’s Physician Leadership Academy, and is near-completion with her MBA.
In her spare time, Dr. Moonesinghe is an avid half marathoner, a scrap booker, who loves to travel and enjoys volunteering for a good cause.
Darlisa E. Davis, Treasurer
First Merchants Bank
Darlisa has 18 years of commercial banking experience focusing on small to middle market businesses. Her experience covers a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, service, health care and commercial real estate. Darlisa is a native of Vincennes, Indiana, and attended Richland College in Dallas, Texas.
Darlisa and her husband, Ron, have four children and reside in Indianapolis. She is an active member of Carmel Lutheran Church and serves in various capacities with the Girl Scouts and Lawrence Township School District.
John Seever, Secretary
John has been involved in many professional engagements, including financial studies for cities, towns and utilities. These studies often include budgeting, financial reporting, annexation, consolidation and financial planning.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society and the Governmental Finance Officers Associations, among other professional groups. In addition to our Board, John also serves on Accelerate Indiana Municipalities’ Board of Directors. He is a past chair of the Indiana Section American Water Works Association, as well as the AWWA National audit committee.
Sara is an experienced digital marketing professional working in the technology services industry. She has consulted hundreds of startup, scale-up and tech-enabled businesses on marketing strategy but for years built her career with nonprofits. Her leadership is guided by her interest to serve her community. Sara is a native of Terre Haute, Indiana, and attended Indiana State University. She also serves on the NBA All-Star 2021 Digital Media Committee and is involved with programming for Indy Social Media. Sara and her husband, John, are proud east side residents.
Managing Broker & REALTOR®, 10|24 Commercial Real Estate
Eli Lilly and Company
Keystone Construction, Business Development
Krista Hoffmann-Longtin, PhD
Krista is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, and an Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on communication education and faculty development in the sciences and health professions. Krista leads Indiana University’s institutional working group on Communicating Science, serves as the co-editor for the Public Library of Science’s Science Communication blog, and runs a graduate minor in Communicating Science at IUPUI.
In 2016, Krista was highlighted by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one of their Forty Under 40 young professionals to watch for her work using improvisational theater to teach scientists to communicate more effectively. Prior to earning her graduate degrees, Krista worked for Indiana Public Radio and The Weather Channel. She’s not a native Hoosier, but she did the tour of Indiana schools, earning a BA from Ball State University, an MA from Purdue University, and a PhD from Indiana University. An award-winning educator and researcher, Krista’s work has been published in Communication Education, Academic Medicine, and the Journal of Faculty Development. She tweets professionally about communication in education and science at @kristalongtin.
Pamela Hunt, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Pam has served over 30 years in various roles of hospital leadership. She is a graduate of Parkview-Methodist School of Nursing in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Pam earned her BS from Indiana Wesleyan University and a masters degree in Nursing Administration from Indiana University.
Always feeling a need to give back to the community, Pam has served on various boards throughout her career. She was chairperson of Carey Services Board, served on the American Heart Association and currently serves on the Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team.
Pam’s connection to Easterseals began at a very early age when Easterseals assisted her family with care needs when she was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of 18 months. Pam was the Indiana Easterseals Child in 1963. Being a part of this wonderful organization brings this full circle and allows her to give back to those who gave first.
Kelley is Deputy General Counsel, state regulatory legal support, for Duke Energy. She is responsible for overseeing the company’s regulatory legal activities in Indiana.
Kelley joined Duke Energy in 1998 as a law clerk and was promoted to Counsel in 2000. Karn manages major regulatory proceedings including general rate cases, environmental compliance, tracking mechanisms, and electric generating plant proceedings. In 2006, she assumed the position of lead Indiana regulatory counsel for Duke Energy after shepherding the approval of the Cinergy / Duke Energy merger through the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Karn was promoted to her current position, Deputy General Counsel, in 2008. In this role, Karn manages three attorneys and advises the company on regulatory, legislative and policy matters.
Kelley earned her BA in Government, International Relations and Public Policy from the University of Notre Dame, cum laude. Her Juris Doctor degree is from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, summa cum laude. She is admitted to the Indiana Bar.
Kelley and her husband, Ron, have three sons and reside in Noblesville, Indiana.
Julie K. Keck, MD
Julie has been a Medical Director for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Indiana Medicaid Plan since 2013. She is double boarded in pediatrics and neurodevelopmental disabilities. She spent 10 years at Riley Children’s Hospital in the Section of Developmental Pediatrics taking care of children and youth with special health care needs and directing the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program.
She is married to John Champley who is a pediatrician at Northpoint Pediatrics. They have two children and live on a family farm in Noblesville.
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, retired
Ken was the chief operating officer of Barnes & Thornburg, LLP. He is a former Peace Corps volunteer and has his bachelor’s degree from Denison University and his master’s degree in public finance from Ohio State University. Ken has served on a number of state and local government boards and commissions, including the Indiana Local Government Tax Control Board and the Marion County Public Defender Board.
Jim served as Senior Vice President of the Employee Benefits Division at American United Life Insurance Company, a OneAmerica company, where he oversaw all divisional activities. Jim’s exceptional leadership propelled the division toward positive growth and improved traction in the marketplace.
Under his leadership, Employee Benefits (EB) recorded double-digit sales growth for five consecutive years, and in 2017 was named by Eastbridge as one of the fastest-growing companies based on voluntary sales. In addition, Jim’s collaborative nature and continual commitment to an improved office culture increased job satisfaction during his tenure.
Jim has 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has gained valuable skill and insights with numerous roles in leadership and sales with UNUM and Cigna.
Jim graduated with Honors from the University of Indianapolis and lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two children.
Eli Lilly and Company, retired
Dawn is the retired chief operating officer for global corporate affairs at Eli Lilly, where she was responsible for the operations of the division, including finance, compliance, metrics, as well as strategic planning. Dawn retired in 2007 after 28 years of employment there. Dawn holds her BSN from Indiana University and she is a past Board Chair at Easterseals Crossroads.
Sharp Business Systems
Steve was the Midwest President for Sharp Electronics Corporation. A fan of technology with an entrepreneurial spirit, he started a technology company in 1998 growing it to well over $8 million in revenue before selling it to Sharp Electronics Corporation in 2007.
Steve’s connection to Easterseals Crossroads is based on his foundational belief that every person deserves the right to excel and achieve their best no matter the challenges or obstacles because they are valued as the person they are not simply by what they can achieve.
Patrick Phillips, MPA
Patrick is the Director of Health Technology Services at IU. In this role, he is responsible for a team of IT Professionals that provide services and support for the clinicians, educators, researchers, staff and students of the Health Sciences schools at IU. He has a BS in Informatics and a MS in Public Affairs, both from IU.
As a new member of the Easterseals Crossroads board, Patrick is excited to contribute to the organization’s mission, to serve individuals and families living with disability, by assisting in the areas of innovation, technology and telehealth.
WestPoint Financial Group
Steve joined Easterseals Crossroads seven years ago to help others receive the opportunities and responsibilities his oldest brother with special needs did through an Easterseals affiliate in Wisconsin.
Steve brings real life conversations with families working with his financial planning practice to the board’s decision making process, desire and mission. A bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree from Marquette University combined with 20 years of leading his international travel business add to his background.
Matt is a Commercial Banker with JPMorgan Chase, focused on delivering services to middle market companies across Indiana. Matt holds his BA in economics from DePauw University and his MBA in finance from Indiana University. Matt became aware of Easterseals Crossroads during his nine-month internship with United Way Leadership United, a program designed for young professionals to experience leadership and board development training.
During this internship, Matt spent 6 months attending Easterseals Crossroads board meetings to learn the fundamentals of board membership. He became aware of the amazing things we do every day at Easterseals Crossroads and was quick to agree to serve on the advisory board when asked. He is involved with the Crossroads Industrial Services subcommittee and is actively seeking ways to introduce new businesses to our industrial division.
Matt lives in downtown Indianapolis where he enjoys running and biking in his free time.
Indiana Medical History Museum
First Financial Bank
Justin is a Commercial Credit Officer with 20 years of commercial banking experience ranging from Business Banking to Large Corporate Banking. Her experience is predominantly focused on commercial and industrial and healthcare and higher education lending. She attended the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and has a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Butler University. Justin is originally from Angola, Indiana, and currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband and two boys.