Ivy Tech Foundation appoints new members to board of directors

The Ivy Tech Foundation has announced the following new appointments to its board of directors:

  • Maria Quintana of Indianapolis
  • Paula Hughes-Schuh of Fort Wayne
  • Donna Pfeil of Granger
  • Constance Brown of Indianapolis
  • Nancy Rhodes of Logansport
  • Sally DeVoe of Anderson
  • Rebecca Kubacki of Syracuse

Maria Quintana is the former executive vice president and managing director of JP Morgan Chase in Indianapolis. She is a strategic business leader with expertise in financial services, government, non-for-profit and health care sectors. Quintana’s other affiliations include the Indiana Latino Institute, Thriving Cities Thriving State, LISC, Christel House International and the Jefferson Awards.

Paula Hughes-Schuh is the CEO of YWCA Northeast Indiana and vice chair on the Ivy Tech State Board of Trustees. In addition, Hughes-Schuh is the principal of Twelve One Strategy, a consulting corporation that focuses on the integration of values and business, working with government, education, for-profit and non-profit organizations. Her other affiliations include United Way of Allen County, St. Joseph United Methodist and the Kirkwood Park Neighborhood Association.

Donna Pfeil is the vice president of the St. Joe County Park Board and is also on the Hospital Authority Board. Prior to these positions, she was a board member and president of YWCA Northwest Indiana. In 2015, Pfeil received the Mary Lou Schwartz Jr. League Award. This annual award recognizes volunteer contributions of women from the South Bend community who exemplify a successful volunteer fundraising spirit and abilities demonstrated by the award’s namesake.

Constance Brown is a passionate and energetic C-Suite executive, known for delivering operational excellence through consistent financial performance. She was most recently the chief financial and operating officer for IU Health Plans. Her previous affiliations include the International School of Indiana, Easter Seals Crossroads Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Special Olympics, Indiana and Girls Incorporated.

Nancy Rhodes is a retired, registered nurse of 38 years and spent the last few years of her career working for the Logansport Memorial Hospital Surgery department. Today, she is affiliated with the Alpha Phi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Philanthropy Sorority, Cass County Republican Women’s Club, Mary Dykeman Guild, Shiloh Christian School, the Cass County Community Foundation and the Cass County Purdue Club.

Sally DeVoe is the executive director of the Madison County Community Foundation. Prior to taking the position in 2004, she had served on its board of directors for 11 years. Currently, DeVoe is affiliated with the Anderson Young Ballet Theatre, Madison Health Partners, Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Alternatives, Anderson Rotary Club, Tri Kappa’s Alexandria Associate Chapter and the Quality of Life Steering Committee.

Rebecca Kubacki was the first Hispanic republican elected to the Indiana General Assembly, where she represented House District 22 for Kosciusko and Elkhart counties in 2010 and 2012. Today, Kubacki serves on several boards including the Indiana Historical Society, Indiana Latino Institute, Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs, Riley Foundation Board of Governors, WNIT Public Television, Richard Lugar Excellence in Public Service and the Hoosier Salon for the Arts.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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