JCCF welcomes new 2017 officers and Board members

JCCF welcomes new 2017 officers and Board members

Posted by: Johnson County Community Foundation    |    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:00 am

The Board of Directors works diligently each year to identify individuals who bring a diverse set of talents to the Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF). This year, the Foundation welcomes the following new members to the board:

  • Jenny Brebberman, KeyBank
  • Mike Jarvis, Jarvis Enterprises
  • Peter Norton, Hurricane Specialized LLC and Crystal Spring Farm
  • Todd Pritchett, Greenwood Community Schools
  • Adam Stone, OpenGov Inc.

Read new board member bios below.

“We are so fortunate to have the leadership and time, talent and treasure of so many volunteers at the foundation. The five new members, along with the other 17 board directors, will help grow and guide foundation assets over the next several years. 

“The foundation is honored to be the steward of over $24,000,000 in assets that have far reaching community development implications now and decades into the future,” said Gail Richards, JCCF president and CEO.

JCCF has elected the following executive officers for 2017:

  • Chair, Bill Kiesel, Retired, Community Volunteer
  • Vice Chair, Seth Perigo, Huntington Bank
  • Secretary, Virginia Davis, Retired, Community Volunteer
  • Treasurer, Bob Romack, ROAR Consulting LLC
  • Immediate Past Chair, Erin Smith, Spotlight Strategies

Thank you for your service! December 2016 marked the end of board member terms for Ed Deiwert and Andy Walker, who were both tremendous assets to JCCF. Their service to JCCF and our community was greatly appreciated.

See all our board members here.

Meet our new board members

Jenny Brebberman

Jenny has been in banking for 37 years and works at KeyBank. She oversees the Franklin market doing business, mortgage and consumer lending, in addition to investments and deposit relationships. Jenny manages the Franklin branch.

A board member for Johnson County Senior Services since 2012, Jenny is passionate about helping seniors in the She is also a member of Franklin. She has previously held board positions with Greenwood CDC, Old Town of Greenwood and Greenwood Chamber. 

Jenny was born and raised Catholic from Batesville, Indiana, from a family of 10 children. Graduated from Oldenburg Academy, all girls private, Catholic high school in 1979. She graduated from University of Indianapolis with a major in business administration and two minors:  economics and finance.

Jenny and her husband, Jeff have lived in the Center Grove area since 1993 and in the county since 1982. They have two children and a grandchild.

Mike Jarvis

The Jarvis family has a long background in Johnson County philanthropy beginning when Mike and his wife Sandy moved here in 1983. He was a founding member of JCCF, has been a Board member and served on various committees. When the Foundation started in 1997, Mike and Sandy started the Johnson County 4-H endowed fund to continue to grow and support the activities of the 4-H organization forever. He currently supports his church and many civic programs in Franklin.

Mike has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from Manchester College and was a highly engaged member of Manchester’s Board of Trustees for 10 years and serves on the Students First! Campaign Cabinet.

From vehicle power systems to satellite communications to real estate, Jarvis has succeeded worldwide. In 1983, he founded Franklin Power Products, which grew to 2,700 employees at 16 locations in the United States and Canada. Ford, GM, Chrysler, Nissan, International and Toyota were among its customers for engines, transmissions and electrical systems. After selling the company to Delco Remy, Jarvis served as president and manager of that Powertrain Division until 2004. Then, he established Jarvis Enterprises, with numerous companies engaged in telecommunications, automotive technology, real estate, farming and health technology. While family, entrepreneurship and business fills much of his life, Jarvis also is active in automotive racing and race car engine development for USAC Sprint Car racing.

Peter Norton

Peter is a lifetime resident of Johnson County. After graduating from Franklin Community High School Peter spent four years at Purdue University earning a bachelor’s degree in farm management. Following graduation from Purdue, Peter moved back to the city of Franklin. Peter and his wife Christy have two daughters who are active in dance and gymnastics.

Peter is the president of Hurricane Specialized, a trucking and logistics company located in Franklin that services all 48 states and Canada. Peter is also vice president of Crystal Spring Farm, a 4000 acre grain farm located in Franklin.

Peter is a member of the Elks and he enjoys camping, travelling, family time and competing in numerous tractor pulls across the country.

Todd Pritchett

Todd has served as an educator for 25 years. He was a teacher and coach for nine years, building principal for six years and Superintendent for seven years before moving to Greenwood where he has served as assistant superintendent at Greenwood Community Schools since 2013. Todd and his wife Tina are the proud parents of three daughters and a son, all who attend Greenwood Schools. 

He has served in a variety of roles in volunteer youth organizations and served terms on a Community Park Board. Todd also was appointed to the Orange County Economic Development Partnership Board while serving as superintendent of Springs Valley Schools in French Lick.

Todd’s hobbies include family time, watching his children participate in extra-curricular activities and the outdoors. 

Adam Stone

Adam grew up in Columbus and is now a proud Johnson County resident. Adam's wide variety of interests have led him to hold a unique set of jobs, from auto mechanic to diamond salesman. Adam spent several years working for Jared, the Galleria of Jewelry, eventually holding the assistant general manager title. During that time, he completed his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from IUPUI. He also started his own financial advising company. From Jared, Adam jumped into the world of government finance and spent nearly five years as the first controller for the City of Greenwood. During that time he achieved the title of CPA. He now works as an executive for Opengov, a government financial transparency software company based in San Francisco. 

In his spare time, Adam plays basketball, plays the drums, and attends a men's small group through his church, Emmanuel Greenwood. He is the proud owner of a rescue puppy and a large, spirited cat. He enjoys going to concerts and King's Island with his girlfriend, Laura. 

Adam is excited to give back to the community through his service on the JCCF Board.