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Who We Are

Board of Directors

Meet the CANDLES Board of Directors


Gianfranco Grande, Chair

Senior Vice President, Partners for Sacred Places

Chris Newton, Vice-Chair, Governance Comm. Chair

Judge, Vigo County Superior Court Division 4

Trey Etcheson, Treasurer

CEO, Hoosier Heartland State Bank

Maureen Coughlin, Secretary

Export Sales, Social Work



Miles Abernethy

Chartered Financial Analyst, BB&T

Ursula David

Owner, Ursula David Homes

Terry Fear, Program Committee Chair

Retired Teacher

Chris Fischer

Associate Dean and Assoc. Professor of History, Indiana State University

Michael Skolnick

Senior Director of Development, The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis

Jason Ernst

Commercial Loan Officer, First Financial Bank

Dr. Richard Feldman

Family Medicine, Franciscan Health Family Medicine Center

LJ Abrams

Custom Design and Mosaic Glass Artist

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