Kimberly Howe Ferguson, MBA   Founder & Owner  Pink Leaf: A Learning Company was founded for the specific purpose of serving older youth in Indiana by Kimberly in 2012. Her fierce passion to create meaningful experiential learning opportunities and build bridges to independence is embedded in the Pink Leaf culture. She is a native Hoosier and Ball State graduate who currently resides with her husband and son in Muncie, Indiana.  Kimberly@PinkLeafLearning.com

Kimberly Howe Ferguson, MBA

Founder & Owner

Pink Leaf: A Learning Company was founded for the specific purpose of serving older youth in Indiana by Kimberly in 2012. Her fierce passion to create meaningful experiential learning opportunities and build bridges to independence is embedded in the Pink Leaf culture. She is a native Hoosier and Ball State graduate who currently resides with her husband and son in Muncie, Indiana.

Kimberly@PinkLeafLearning.com

Sloane Thompson   Chief Executive Officer  Sloane is passionate about leading Pink Leaf in its mission to engage youth in meaningful experiences and develop support networks that will facilitate their successful transition into adulthood. She has led several experiential learning organizations particularly in university settings, and she has an extensive professional network both state-wide and nationally. Sloane holds a Masters of Science in Educational Psychology from Indiana University. She lives on the north side of Indianapolis with her husband and two sons. They spend lots of time on sports fields, and traveling for cultural experiences and to visit family in other parts of the country.  Sloane@PinkLeafLearning.com

Sloane Thompson

Chief Executive Officer

Sloane is passionate about leading Pink Leaf in its mission to engage youth in meaningful experiences and develop support networks that will facilitate their successful transition into adulthood. She has led several experiential learning organizations particularly in university settings, and she has an extensive professional network both state-wide and nationally. Sloane holds a Masters of Science in Educational Psychology from Indiana University. She lives on the north side of Indianapolis with her husband and two sons. They spend lots of time on sports fields, and traveling for cultural experiences and to visit family in other parts of the country.

Sloane@PinkLeafLearning.com

Kristin Obermeyer   Chief Operating Officer  Kristin's life path inspired her commitment to the successful and sustainable futures youth deserve. Leveraging over 10 years social service experience, Kristin grows our programming and teams to meet youth where they are. Her excitement and joy, witnessing youth grasp their potential and harness their power to change their circumstance, is contagious. Kristin aims to elevate the expectations and outcomes for youth in all aspects of living, learning, and community. She revels in connections youth make to one another, the community, and their futures through the experiences and opportunities offered through our company.  Kristin@PinkLeafLearning.com

Kristin Obermeyer

Chief Operating Officer

Kristin's life path inspired her commitment to the successful and sustainable futures youth deserve. Leveraging over 10 years social service experience, Kristin grows our programming and teams to meet youth where they are. Her excitement and joy, witnessing youth grasp their potential and harness their power to change their circumstance, is contagious. Kristin aims to elevate the expectations and outcomes for youth in all aspects of living, learning, and community. She revels in connections youth make to one another, the community, and their futures through the experiences and opportunities offered through our company.

Kristin@PinkLeafLearning.com

James Sandberg   Youth Engagement Coordinator  A lifelong resident of Delaware County, James has invested in local youth for the last several years in nonprofit, education, and neighborhood contexts. As a youth engagement coordinator, he savors the chance to come alongside youth to open new doors of opportunity and hope. There is no better investment for the world than in youth whose stories have not yet been written, and James is thrilled to make that investment at Pink Leaf. James lives in Muncie with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. He enjoys reading Steinbeck, listening to Springsteen, and yelling at his television during Colts games.    James@PinkLeafLearning.com

James Sandberg

Youth Engagement Coordinator

A lifelong resident of Delaware County, James has invested in local youth for the last several years in nonprofit, education, and neighborhood contexts. As a youth engagement coordinator, he savors the chance to come alongside youth to open new doors of opportunity and hope. There is no better investment for the world than in youth whose stories have not yet been written, and James is thrilled to make that investment at Pink Leaf. James lives in Muncie with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. He enjoys reading Steinbeck, listening to Springsteen, and yelling at his television during Colts games.

James@PinkLeafLearning.com

Jessica Davis   Youth Engagement Coordinator  Jessica Davis works part time with Pink Leaf coordinating life skills boot camps in east central Indiana. She has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Masters degree in Educational Psychology. Jessica has a passion for youth and has expressed that in various fields for the past 10 years including a wilderness therapy program and working with children with autism. When she is not enjoying time with her family, Jessica loves seeing new places and learning about different cultures.  Jessica@PinkLeafLearning.com

Jessica Davis

Youth Engagement Coordinator

Jessica Davis works part time with Pink Leaf coordinating life skills boot camps in east central Indiana. She has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Masters degree in Educational Psychology. Jessica has a passion for youth and has expressed that in various fields for the past 10 years including a wilderness therapy program and working with children with autism. When she is not enjoying time with her family, Jessica loves seeing new places and learning about different cultures.

Jessica@PinkLeafLearning.com

Dan Daugherty   NYTD Youth Engagement Program Coordinator  Although Dan grew up in the Chicago suburbs, he is a Ball State grad who can't seem to get enough of Muncie. He joined Pink Leaf after working with youth in Florida and teaching high school in Minnesota. He believes that everybody needs a network of friends, family, and mentors, and is thrilled to help the young people of Indiana build those networks. He loves to see people flourish and tries to do whatever is in his power to cultivate that flourishing. Dan and his wife Amy have one son in college and one at home. Dan loves to read Nathaniel Hawthorne and Flannery O'Connor, listen to Americana, and cheer on the Minnesota United Loons.  Dan@PinkLeafLearning.com

Dan Daugherty

NYTD Youth Engagement Program Coordinator

Although Dan grew up in the Chicago suburbs, he is a Ball State grad who can't seem to get enough of Muncie. He joined Pink Leaf after working with youth in Florida and teaching high school in Minnesota. He believes that everybody needs a network of friends, family, and mentors, and is thrilled to help the young people of Indiana build those networks. He loves to see people flourish and tries to do whatever is in his power to cultivate that flourishing. Dan and his wife Amy have one son in college and one at home. Dan loves to read Nathaniel Hawthorne and Flannery O'Connor, listen to Americana, and cheer on the Minnesota United Loons.

Dan@PinkLeafLearning.com

Bria Zolman   Marketing & Communications Coordinator  After growing up in northern Indiana, Bria has been invested in the Muncie community since 2001. She carries a Bachelors degree in Education, an affinity towards entrepreneurship and the belief that education, poverty and crime are inextricably connected. Bringing hope and healing to our communities through Pink Leaf learning opportunities is one way Bria hopes to leave a legacy of restored beauty in our world.  Bria lives in Muncie with her husband and two kids.  Bria@PinkLeafLearning.com

Bria Zolman

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

After growing up in northern Indiana, Bria has been invested in the Muncie community since 2001. She carries a Bachelors degree in Education, an affinity towards entrepreneurship and the belief that education, poverty and crime are inextricably connected. Bringing hope and healing to our communities through Pink Leaf learning opportunities is one way Bria hopes to leave a legacy of restored beauty in our world.

Bria lives in Muncie with her husband and two kids.

Bria@PinkLeafLearning.com

Krista White   Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper  Krista brings a great deal of organization to Pink Leaf. After working for 12 years in an administrative role in the dental field and spending 14 years as a full time parent, Krista now keeps all our files up to date and makes sure Pink Leaf runs with efficiency. Her heart to see Muncie and the youth who live here thrive makes her a perfect part of our team. Krista enjoys ‘upcycling’ retro furniture and spending time with her husband, two children and dogs.  Krista@PinkLeafLearning.com

Krista White

Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Krista brings a great deal of organization to Pink Leaf. After working for 12 years in an administrative role in the dental field and spending 14 years as a full time parent, Krista now keeps all our files up to date and makes sure Pink Leaf runs with efficiency. Her heart to see Muncie and the youth who live here thrive makes her a perfect part of our team. Krista enjoys ‘upcycling’ retro furniture and spending time with her husband, two children and dogs.

Krista@PinkLeafLearning.com

Gina Jobe   Curriculum Specialist  Gina joined the Pink Leaf team as a Youth Engagement Coordinator after fourteen years of teaching at an elementary school. More recently she has transitioned into a role as a Curriculum Specialist where her attentions are focused on developing content for our camps and certification classes. She shares Pink Leaf's vision of equipping communities with practical skills that will enrich lives toward independence. Her heart's desire is to see families inspired toward hope for their own futures.  GinaJ@PinkLeafLearning.com

Gina Jobe

Curriculum Specialist

Gina joined the Pink Leaf team as a Youth Engagement Coordinator after fourteen years of teaching at an elementary school. More recently she has transitioned into a role as a Curriculum Specialist where her attentions are focused on developing content for our camps and certification classes. She shares Pink Leaf's vision of equipping communities with practical skills that will enrich lives toward independence. Her heart's desire is to see families inspired toward hope for their own futures.

GinaJ@PinkLeafLearning.com