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Leadership Hendricks County Announces New Executive Director


DANVILLE, May 17 — Kerry Tuttle has been selected as Executive Director of Leadership Hendricks County, announced Scott Slavens, President of the LHC Board of Directors. She will begin serving in that position on June 5, 2017.

“We were fortunate to have several excellent candidates, but as the board’s Executive Committee reviewed LHC’s needs, Kerry emerged as our clear choice,” explained Slavens. “She is a proven nonprofit leader and skilled fundraiser who has brought success to several local organizations and her enthusiasm for LHC is contagious.”

Tuttle, a graduate of the LHC class of 2015, has been serving as the Executive Director of the Avon Education Foundation since 2014. Prior to that, she held a fundraising role with the Indianapolis Zoological Society and served as Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Hendricks County. Tuttle, who lives in Avon with husband Jason and daughter Lexi, received a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Political Science from Indiana University in Bloomington. She is a member of the Avon Kiwanis Club and serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association of Public Education Foundations.

“My year in Leadership Hendricks County was a transformative experience both personally and professionally, and I’m eager to bring that same opportunity to other adults and students in the community,” Kerry said. “The organization is in excellent shape, and I look forward to building upon what previous directors Susan Rozzi and Suzanne Whicker created.”

Leadership Hendricks County, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to seek, prepare, involve and sustain leaders from diverse backgrounds to address community and countywide changes. For information, call 317-718-6178 or visit

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