Meet the Team
Ronald McDonald House
11109 Parkview Plaza Drive Fort Wayne, IN 46845
Call for detailed directions: 260-266-3590Jen Veatch, CEO Phone: 260-266-3591 firstname.lastname@example.org Jen has a knack for creating strategic dreams and aligning them to the bigger picture. Her experience in human resources and the philanthropic sector brings a fresh perspective to the table. She has a deep passion for her faith, bringing out the beauty in others and the Green Bay Packers. She loves cheesecake, her family, large cats and writing. Jen has a Bachelor in Human Resources and an Executive Leadership certification from Kellogg University. Teresa White, Director of Development & Communications Phone: 260-266-3593 email@example.com Teresa joined the Ronald McDonald House in 2005 as a valued volunteer. In 2010 she accepted employment with the Ronald McDonald House and serves as the Director of Development and Communications. Teresa focuses on building relationships and creating new and meaningful collaborations. Most of all, Teresa brings a joy to the Ronald McDonald House and the families we serve. She is known for her kindness toward others and an avid love for fruit snacks. Teresa has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a background in sales and marketing. Gretchen Spires, House Operations Manager Phone: 260-266-3598 firstname.lastname@example.org Since 2017 Gretchen has performed the role of House Operations Manager. Her ability to prioritize the needs of the Ronald McDonald House contributes to high quality services for our families. She is quick to find solutions and maintains a high energy. Before coming to the Ronald McDonald House Gretchen worked at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo where she continued to foster her love for the great outdoors, dogs and horses. Additionally, Gretchen utilizes her Culinary Arts degree as a personal chef and enjoys cooking, baking and entertaining with friends and family. Kelly Mikolajczyk, Business Manager Phone: 260-266-3592 email@example.com Kelly is a Business Manager with a keen eye for detail and an appreciation for accuracy. She is our resident proofreader, database guru and has a contagious joy about her. She loves reading and bible study. She enjoys meeting new people, going to the beach and is passionate about all things kale. Kelly joined the Ronald McDonald House in 2016 and has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Indiana State University. Tina Watts, Volunteer and Business Coordinator Phone: 260-266-6274 firstname.lastname@example.org As Volunteer and Business Coordinator, Tina loves to use her organization skills to create seamless processes and has a strong passion for working closely with families. She has the wonderful ability to innovate and take ideas to the next level for our families. Prior to the Ronald McDonald House, she worked for the Huntington County Community Schools Corporation. Tina is a mother of four and she enjoys camping, animals and spending time with her family and friends. Tina and her family are active in fostering rescue dogs and have provided a home to thirty dogs and counting! Christine Miller, Development and Communications Coordinator Phone: 260-266-3510 email@example.com Christine joined our team in 2018 as the Development and Communications Coordinator. Through her creative channels, she manages our social media efforts, website, and newsletters. She is our in-house photographer, resident extrovert and has a way of making other people smile. Christine describes herself as a big Jesus lover and self-proclaimed coffee addict. She loves anything covered in cheese, chick flicks and animals. She is also a small group leader for 8th grade girls and enjoys helping in kid’s ministry. When Christine is not in the office, you can find her taking pictures, catching up with friends, reading, watching a movie or googling cheese recipes.