We are here to start something

Leading us in the right directionFrom our Executive Team to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side that are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Leadership

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Executive Team

Katie Orlando
Chief Executive Officer

Laura Yeats
Program Director

Ashley Ludemann
Development Director


Board of Directors

Bonnie Sadler, President
NuCara Pharmacy & Home Medical

Jennifer Zierke, Vice President
Veridian Credit Union

Denise Hanson, Treasurer
Allen College

Judi Faas, Secretary
Red Cross

Nick Blasberg
Lincoln Savings Bank

Emily Borcherding
University of Northern Iowa

Robbie Hadaway
UAW Local 838/ Iowa Workforce

Shanisha Jones
Covenant Medical Center

Brooke McKinstry


Diane Meggers
MidWestOne Bank

Kate Merchant
Community Bank & Trust 

Sherry Sabic
U of I Community Credit Union

Donell Singletary
John Deere - PEC

Ashley Stanley
Bossard North America Inc.

Chad Swanson
Dutton, Braun, Staack & Hellman 

Advisory Boards

 Big Brothers Big Sisters is currently seeking Advisory Board Members for Buchanan, Fayette, Floyd & Butler Counties.  Please click here for more information and to be directed to an application. 


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