Riley Children’s Foundation Staff Leadership

Karen Ferguson Fuson 
Interim President and CEO

Jim Austin
Chief Marketing and Corporate Partnerships Officer

Vicki Mech Hester
Chief Administrative Officer

Katie Askey
Director of Development Operations 

Jason Mueller
Assistant Vice President, Communications

Cara Lathrop
Vice President of Development, Statewide Initiatives

Kate Brinkerhoff
Assistant Vice President, Planned Giving 

Mandy Pietrykowski
Director, Campaign and Major Gifts

BJ Cripe
Director, Finance

Melissa Jacobs
Director, Donor Engagement

Emily Hughes
Board Administrator 


Board of Governors

Riley Children’s Endowment is grateful for the visionary leadership of the following philanthropic community members from throughout Indiana who constitute our Board of Governors:

Chairman: David A. Ricks
Vice-Chair: Kelly M. Huntington
Treasurer: John T. Thompson
Secretary: Rebecca Espinoza-Kubacki

J. Murray Clark
Karen Ferguson Fuson
Otto N. Frenzel, IV
Jerome F. Henry, Jr.
Jay L. Hess, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S.A.
Janet Holcomb
Craig S. Huse
Robert G. Jones
Christina Kite
Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.
Leah Corrine Martinson, M.D.
Pamela Matthews
Laurie Burns McRobbie
James T. Morris, Chairman Emeritus
Dennis M. Murphy
Karen S. Pence
Ronald F. Remak
Cathleen L. Rooney
Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D.
Glen Scolnik
Jerry D. Semler
Cynthia Simon Skjodt
Georgette A. Smith
Mark A. Smith
Michael L. Smith
Robert L. Stutz
Craig K. Svensson, Ph.D.
Eugene R. Tempel

Life Governors

John K. Banks
Robert R. Baxter
Gerald L. Bepko
James R. Cumming, M.D. 
Kristin G. Fruehwald
Anton H. George
George Rapp, M.D.
Jacqueline Simon
Richard D. Waterfield

Board Of Managers

Mary Boelke
J. Murray Clark
Casey Crouse
Adam O'Connor
Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D.
Cynthia Simon Skjodt
Michael L. Smith

Board Member Login

Contact:
Riley Children’s Foundation
30 S. Meridian St. Suite 200
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Riley@RileyKids.org
(317) 634-4474

For questions about donations and fundraising, contact Cara Lathrop at CLathrop@RileyKids.org.

 

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    2018 Race for Riley
    October 8, 2018

    Congratulations to Race for Riley on 22 years and nearly... More

    2018 Race for Riley October 8, 2018

    Congratulations to Race for Riley on 22 years and nearly $4 million raised for the kids at Riley Hospital.

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    Meet Hunter Schermerhorn
    September 27, 2018

    A phone call from Hunter’s school nurse turned a life... More

    Meet Hunter Schermerhorn September 27, 2018

    A phone call from Hunter’s school nurse turned a life changing cancer diagnosis for the Schermerhorn family. See how Riley research is helping kids like Hunter and his family find the answers they desperately need.

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    Women for Riley 10th Anniversary
    August 28, 2018

    Congratulations to Women for Riley on 10 years of service... More

    Women for Riley 10th Anniversary August 28, 2018

    Congratulations to Women for Riley on 10 years of service and the legacy you continue to build.

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    Meet Tyler Trent
    July 16, 2018

    Riley patient Tyler Trent has everything going for him,... More

    Meet Tyler Trent July 16, 2018

    Riley patient Tyler Trent has everything going for him, except a cure.

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    Kohl's Community Baby Shower
    July 16, 2018

    Thank you Kohl's for helping us throw an educational... More

    Kohl's Community Baby Shower July 16, 2018

    Thank you Kohl's for helping us throw an educational community baby shower in Indianapolis.

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    An Evening with daVinci Robot
    May 22, 2018

    Learn about daVinci Robot, a tool purchased with help... More

    An Evening with daVinci Robot May 22, 2018

    Learn about daVinci Robot, a tool purchased with help from donations to Riley Children's Foundation.

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    The Sky is the Limit: Riley Cancer Center Family Prom 2018
    May 22, 2018

    Follow Riley kid Piper Lyon and her family through the... More

    The Sky is the Limit: Riley Cancer Center Family Prom 2018 May 22, 2018

    Follow Riley kid Piper Lyon and her family through the magical experience of the Riley Cancer Center Family Prom, a tradition made possible by Women for Riley.

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    Miracle Ride Celebrates 25 Years
    May 1, 2018

    Congrats to our friends at Miracle Ride on 25 years... More

    Miracle Ride Celebrates 25 Years May 1, 2018

    Congrats to our friends at Miracle Ride on 25 years and over $6 million raised for our Riley kids.

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    Riley Maternity and Newborn Health
    December 18, 2017

    Every baby deserves a fighting chance. Every family needs... More

    Riley Maternity and Newborn Health December 18, 2017

    Every baby deserves a fighting chance. Every family needs compassion. Every dollar helps our fight.

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    Child Life Moment with GG
    December 18, 2017

    Check out this child life moment with GG and Maggie... More

    Child Life Moment with GG December 18, 2017

    Check out this child life moment with GG and Maggie.

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