Changing Hearts and Bringing Hope

James Westerfield

Director since: 1999
Education: Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from Indiana University
Profession:  Partner at Burt, Blee, Dixon Sutton & Bloom
City of residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Spouse name: Suzanne

W. Michael Horton

Director since:  2016
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Indiana University
Profession:  CPA​
City of residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Spouse name: ​Ruth Ann

James J. Houlihan, Jr., CPA, CVA

Director since: 2007
Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting at Ball State University and National Graduate Trust School
Profession:  Senior Vice President and Chief Fiduciary Officer​
City of residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Spouse name: Gin

CHRIS SHERBAHN - SECRETARY/TREASURER

Director since: 1995
Education: Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Manchester College
Profession: Owner, On-Track Business Services
City of residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana

OPEN - VICE PRESIDENT

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JIM MILLER

Director since: 2005
Education: Bachelors & Masters in Secondary Education, Masters in Business Administration
Profession: Senior Vice President, Sec., Chairman of the Board for MMM Invest, Inc.
City of residence: Warsaw, Indiana
Spouse name: Judy
Director since: 1991
Education: Bachelors of Arts in U.S. History from University of Akron, M.Div from Grace Seminary
Profession: Senior Pastor at the Chapel
City of residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Spouse name: Cathy

RICK HAWKS - CHAIRMAN

Director since: 1994
Education: Bachelors in Applied Science from ITT
Profession: Owner/Sales Engineer for Unity Sales
City of residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Spouse name: Linda

JEFF CYBULSKI

From the beginning, Lifeline has been led by men and women that are passionate about restoring hope and bringing healing to families. Our Board of Directors today is made up sixteen members who support our leadership team and hold us accountable to our vision of creating lasting change for the families in our care. 

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