Board of Directors

Ryan Groves, Chair
Old National Bank
Brian Osner, Vice Chair
White River Wealth Advisors
Chad Shelley, Secretary/Treasurer
Northwest Bank
Julie Bering, Past Chair
ADM Commercial Real Estate
Brennan Boland, Director
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
Qiana Clemens, Director
Ivy Tech Foundation
David Cox, Director
Meeks Mortuary
Jeff Helm, Director
Youth Opportunity Center
Tom Malapit, Director
McKinney & Malapit Law

Administrative Leadership Team

Debbie Bennett
President and Chief Executive Officer

Debbie Bennett is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Hillcroft Services. Debbie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Ball State University. Debbie served as Hillcroft’s Chief Financial Officer for 15 years before she was promoted to the position of CEO in November of 2008. As CEO, Debbie oversees all facets of Hillcroft Services operations including but not limited to strategic planning, budgeting and financial monitoring, program sustainability as well as growth potential and opportunities. She has also served on the Board of Directors of INARF which is a statewide trade association for agencies who serve people with disabilities. Debbie also served on the Ability Indiana Board of Directors and the Arc Foundation Board of Directors. She is also a member of ICE/ARC (Indiana Council of Executives of the Arc). Debbie is passionate about leading an organization that provides people with disabilities opportunities for training and skill development in order for them to be thriving, contributing members of their communities. Debbie genuinely cares for all of Hillcroft’s clients and staff. To contact Debbie directly you may reach her at (765) 284-4166 or dbennett@hillcroft.org.

LeAnne Cole
Chief HCBS Officer

LeAnne Cole is the Chief HCBS Officer at Hillcroft.  She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Ball State University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Indiana University.  She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1995.  She also holds a certification from the Academy of Certified Social Workers.  LeAnne oversees the Behavioral Services Department, Music Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Creativity Unlimited, Home & Community Services, PAC and Respite, as well as the Employment Services program and OPUS (vocational training program).  These services work to improve the lives of consumers by helping them increase independence, and minimize behavioral challenges.  LeAnne is known as the Hillcroft Cheerleader who likes to use humor and fun to create positive experiences for our clients to enable them to attain a quality life.  To contact LeAnne directly, you may reach her at (765) 284-4166 or lcole@hillcroft.org.

Gina Davenport
Chief ABA Officer

Gina Davenport is the Chief ABA Officer.  Gina received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Indiana University in 2005. Gina received certificates in Basic Behavior Principals, Current Issues in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism, Professional and Ethical Issues, and Techniques in Applied Behavior Analysis; while completing the BCaBA certification courses from the University of Northern Texas in 2008. Gina completed her Master’s Degree in Special Education in 2011 from Ball State University.  Gina completed additional master’s level courses and received her BCBA in 2019 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  She has been in the field of ABA/VB since 2005 as a Therapist, Trainer, Consultant and Clinic Director. Gina can be reached by calling (765) 587-5244 or via email at gdavenport@hillcroft.org.

Abby Halstead
Chief Financial Officer

Abby Halstead is the Chief Financial Officer at Hillcroft Services.  She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting as well as a Masters of Science in Accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University.  Abby leads the Accounting Department, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll.  Abby can be reached (765) 284-4166 or ahalstead@hillcroft.org

Jessica Hammett
Chief Operations Officer

Jessica Hammett is the Chief Operations Officer for Hillcroft Services. She has a Bachelor degree in Psychology from Ball State University. As the COO, Jessica is responsible for monitoring compliance with regulations including but not limited to Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Policies, Indiana Administrative Code, Medicaid guidelines, fiscal audits, federal and state privacy laws and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities standards. Jessica provides oversight to the agency Human Resources department.  She maintains all agency policies and procedures, oversees the quality assurance program which includes conducting satisfaction surveys as well as monitoring all incidents, accidents, and illnesses within the agency while also overseeing Hillcroft’s IT department and phone systems and serving as the contact with an outside consulting firm.  Jessica investigates all complaints regarding the organization’s privacy policies and procedures, reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of individuals receiving services, as well as suspected intentional and accidental misconduct. Reports of this nature can be made directly at (765) 284-4166 or jhammett@hillcroft.org or leave an anonymous voicemail related to an allegation of fraud, waste or abuse, or abuse, neglect or exploitation at (765) 284-4166 extension 1180.

Becky Donovan
Vice President of Human Resources

Becky Donovan is the Vice President of Human Resources at Hillcroft Services.  Becky has been a part of the Hillcroft family for over 36 years.  Becky has developed such a passion to see our clients succeed and enjoy life.  She holds the SPHR Certificate (Senior Professional in Human Resources) as well as a CWCC (Certified Workers Compensation Counselor).  Becky is excited about recruiting and hiring staff who fit within our culture of excellence. Seeing a staff person grow personally and professionally while enriching our clients lives is what drives the Human Resources department.  Becky is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of all Human Resource functions, including oversight of staff training, staff orientation to the agency, workers compensation, benefits and compensation, FMLA, etc. Becky also oversees the facilities/maintenance and janitorial programs.  To contact Becky directly you may reach her at (765) 284-4166 ext 1104 or bdonovan@hillcroft.org.

Michael Salmon
Vice President of Manufacturing

Michael Salmon is a graduate of Ball State University and Purdue University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree with the highest distinction. He brings to Hillcroft Industries educational training and applied experience in manufacturing and quality, holding positions at global companies such as Subaru of Indiana Automotive, General Motors, and JCB, Inc. Michael lead the development and implementation of Hillcroft’s quality management system to transition Hillcroft Industries into an ISO 9001:2015 registered organization with North America’s largest registrar, SAI Global. Michael has integrated Lean principles and quality tools such as 5S, standardized work practices, PDCA, root-cause analysis, kaizen, KPIs, and others. The new quality management system has helped produce improvements in safety, quality, productivity, and costs while achieving outstanding customer satisfaction at competitive prices. Michael is helping to transition Hillcroft Industries into a more efficient, automated work center to provide additional opportunities for its employees and lower costs to its customers. Michael can be reached at (765) 587-5252 or email msalmon@hillcroft.org.

Dan Wolfert
Vice President of Development and Marketing

Dan Wolfert is the Vice President of Development and Marketing at Hillcroft Services.  Dan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Stonehill College and his Master’s degree in Sports Administration & Facility Management from Ohio University.  Dan also received his Certificate in Fund Raising Management from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.  Dan oversees all development and marketing activities at Hillcroft as well as public and media relations including all social media activity.  He also supervises the administration of Hillcroft’s Reliable Transit and TRAM transportation services.  Prior to coming to Hillcroft, Dan spent many years working in professional baseball and high school athletics administration.  Dan is a very active volunteer in the Muncie community while serving on several local boards including Muncie Rotary, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, and the East Central Indiana Estate Planning Council.  Dan was a 2017 “M” Magazine/Star Press “20 Under 40” Award recipient.  To find out more about how you can help support Hillcroft Services now and in the future you can contact Dan directly at (765) 284-4166 or via email at dwolfert@hillcroft.org.