Board of Directors

The work of Mid-Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters is accomplished by a volunteer governing Board of Directors, a staff of dedicated employees, and hundreds of committed volunteers. Our affiliate is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit incorporated, dedicated to ensure that all children reach their full potential.

Executive Board Members

Amanda Beals, Wells Fargo Advisors
Crystal Brown, Eastern Illinois University
Joe Warner, Lanman Oil
Kelsey Jacobson, (Secretary) CCAR Industries
Darcy Duzan, Lifetime Eye Care
Brett Bennett, Consolidated Communications
Rob Fears (Past President), Edward Jones
Daniel Moffett, First Mid
Kurt Leifheit, Associate General Counsel at The Carle Foundation
Seth Reedy (President), First Mid insurance Group
Juliana Rieck, Wells Fargo Advisors
Kelsey Swing, Gilbert Metzger & Madigan LLP
Erica Tomasello (Treasurer), First Neighbor Bank
Laura Glenn, Sara Bush Lincoln
Matt Holt, CCAR Industries

Effingham Advisory Committee Members

Beth Wise
Robi Flach, Altamont Lutheran Interparish School
Beth Florido, One Hope United
Justin Roley, Land of Lincoln Credit Union
Chelsey Spruell, Midland States Bank
Bill Elving, Retired
Bev Elving, Retired


When you support Big Brothers Big Sisters, you change lives for children in our community.