Board of Directors
Kris BussickCo-Founder, The O’Connor House
Bill BussickPresident, DuraMark Technologies
Prior to founding DuraMark Technologies, Bill was a Senior Vice President of Sales for The Relizon Company and directed the activities of 825 employees with a $500 million sales operation profit and loss responsibility. Under his leadership, the company achieved record revenue and profit growth in 2004 and 2005. Prior to this position, Bill was Vice President of Sales for the Midwest Division and holding various sales management roles. In total, he has over 26 years of experience in the label and printing industry. Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University. He lives in Noblesville, Indiana with his wife Kris and their 4 children, 2 dogs and 1 horse.
Nancy ImhoffDevelopment Director, The O’Connor House
Nancy has a breadth of experience in sales, marketing, and program development. She spent the majority of her professional career working for medical companies including US Healthcare, Caremark, and American Telecare. She attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and recently completed her Master’s Degree in Philanthropic Studies as well as a Master’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Nancy worked with Pedrotti Hays, Inc., an independent consulting firm which provides strategic planning and ancillary services to both nonprofits and for profit companies with an emphasis in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Her interest and passion in volunteer work and the nonprofit sector led her to a Board of Director position at the O’Connor House and recently the position of Development Director. She looks forward to using her passion for the ministry and her skill set to advance the mission.
Nancy lives in Carmel and is very involved in the community and church. She enjoys spending time outdoors and attending sporting events with her husband Todd and their two children, Nick and Anna.
Leslie DoaneExecutive Director, Human Resources, DWA Healthcare Communications Group
Born and raised in the Hawkeye state, Caroline has lived the last 24 years in the Indianapolis area with her husband, Bill and their four children. After graduating from the University of Kentucky w a BA in Communications, Caroline taught as a tennis professional in Lexington, South Bend and Indianapolis and has enjoyed coaching as well. She has always had a passion for The O’ Connor House and is grateful to be involved in Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, Guerin Catholic High School and other community organizations.
Mr. Ken Pack studied journalism at Indiana State University and went on to receive his B.S. in Secondary Education from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. He then completed his law degree at Indiana University School of Law. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Pack worked for the Office of Assistant Chief Counsel of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection doing legal project work. While there, he received a special commendation for his efforts. In 2005, Mr. Pack joined Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. regional airline, serving as Manager of Labor Relations. A Certified Mediator, he worked to resolve conflicts while developing and enforcing consistent policies involving the labor force.
Mr. Pack is now Corporate Attorney for Outside of work, Mr. Pack is an avid musician/guitarist and is active in his community and church. He resides with his wife, Beth, and three children in Carmel, IN where they attend Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Ken also serves on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Aviation Association.
JoDee Curtis CPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCPBoard President, The O’Connor HouseOwner, Purple Ink Human Capital Consulting
Maximizer | Arranger | Positivity | Strategic | Futuristic
JoDee works with a wide variety of companies and organizations to assist with business needs relating to human resources. She provides leadership training, assists with talent acquisition for leadership positions, facilitates problem solving sessions, and serves in high-level outsourced HR functions
Prior to founding Purple Ink in 2010, JoDee spent 21 years in public accounting as a practicing CPA and as a Director of HR. JoDee also has experience as a CFO and controller thereby bringing a unique financial and overall business approach. JoDee obtained her bachelors degree in business administration from the University of Evansville. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Senior Professional in Human Resources, a SHRM – Senior Certified Professional, a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach, and holds certifications as a Predictive Index analyst and as a SIMPLEX Creative Problem Solver facilitator.
JoDee serves on the State Council for Indiana SHRM, is Chair of the Strategic planning committee at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, is a member of IndySHRM and the Carmel Rotary, and serves on the Fine Arts Alliance Steering Committee for Guerin Catholic High School. In June 2013, JoDee was named the IndySHRM Professional of the Year.
Mark Vollmer, CPA, CGMATreasurer, The O’Connor HouseFounding Partner, The Watermark Group
Mark is a CPA working with the owners and family members of family owned and owner managed businesses primarily in central Indiana helping them make the most of what they’ve got.
Mark is a life-long resident of Indiana, a graduate of Manchester College (1983), and has worked as a CPA since that time. He is married (Bonnie) and lives in Westfield, Indiana, and they have four grown sons, one of which is married. Mark also serves as Chairman of the Financial Oversight Team at Grace Church in Noblesville. Mark and Bonnie enjoy watching sports of all types, especially watching their sons participate in college.
Vicki is a strong advocate for women … helping them to realize their potential. Her passion led her to retire and create a vision to help young women in crisis pregnancies. A program will be implemented at the O’Connor House based on Vicki’s vision that strives to improve the lives of mothers and their children by guiding and empowering moms to make positive change that helps them realize their potential, become self-sufficient and strengthen the next generation. This will be a program of one-on-one mentoring and goal setting, along with instructional modules for moms who are ready to learn and grow.
Vicki resides in Carmel, IN and is very involved in the community and her church and loves mentoring others. Vicki is supported and strengthened by her husband, Ken and two children, Stephanie and Kirsten. She enjoys spending time with her three wonderful grandchildren.
Mary Jolly Browning
Prior to this position, Mary was Chief Operating Officer of LeadJen and held various client success, sales and operations roles. In total, she has over 10 years’ experience in the Lead Generation, Marketing & Sales industry. She has lived in Indiana for over 20 years and grew up attending Saint Maria Goretti, Carmel High School, and she earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing from the University of Dayton. Here, she was a member of Chi Omega and was awarded first place in the Procter & Gamble Marketing Challenge.
She is President of local Indianapolis AA-ISP chapter, a National Association dedicated to improving the performance and professionalism of the Inside Sales industry, and has received the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award in 2016. She resides in Fishers with her husband Beau, dog & cat.
Shanelle was raised in Gary, Indiana and after graduating high school joined the United States Navy and served her country for four years along with being a military wife for eight years. She has a passion to volunteer and help in any capacity needed and is an advocate for women, children, and animals. Shanelle enjoys learning new things, cooking, painting, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Shanelle resides in Lawrence, Indiana and loves her community and is currently a mentor with The O’Connor House and is a member of the Marian University Adult Program. Previously, she served as the treasurer for the Oaklandon Youth Organization for four years. She is an active member and facilitator with the City of Hope Community Church and serves on the Baptism and Financial Team ministries.
Shanelle’s deep love for her family and others motivates her to keep pushing forward to continuously help others and be a beacon of light and love wherever possible.
Dave resides in Fishers, Indiana with his wife, Jane. They have four married children and ten grandchildren. Dave has been an active member of St Louis de Montfort Church since 1989 having served as parish council president, lector and Confirmation youth minister. He is a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus and past Grand Knight of Father Thomas J Kelley Council #6923. In 2014, Dave’s family received recognition as the Family of the Year from the Indiana KOC State Council. He enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren, playing golf, attending sporting events and traveling with his wife.
Growing up with parents who are medical professionals in the field of obstetrics and then later working for over a decade with a nonprofit focused on improving access to and quality of perinatal care, Leah developed a passion for helping and advocating for pregnant women and their babies, especially regarding issues such as perinatal mood disorders and breastfeeding. It was the intersection of this passion, her nonprofit expertise and her personal experience as a single mother that led Leah to service at The O’Connor House.
In addition to her membership on the board of directors of The O’Connor House, Leah is currently serving as board treasurer for Working Recovery and chairs the Indiana Society of Association Executives Membership Committee. Leah is from Carmel, Indiana where she still resides with her son, Nathan, and their miniature goldendoodle, Livia. Outside of her work with nonprofits, she is an active member of Genesis Church and mentors women in their personal, professional and spiritual development. In her free time, she enjoys reading, biking and yoga.