About Us

Our Staff

General Contact Information

3935 N Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208 info.indy@girlsincindy.org P: 317.283.0086 F: 317.921.4179

Leadership Team

staff Patricia Wachtel, President & Chief Executive Officer, Biography, 317.522.2601 staff Joi Smith, Vice President &
Chief Operating Officer,
Biography, 317.522.2602
Controller- Open  Mackenzie Cain  Mackenzie Cain, Director of
Programs, Biography,
LaTasha Hudson, Vice President of Development and
Public Relations, Biography,  317.522.2603

Program Department


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Candice Lofton, Program Support Coordinator, 317.522.2613 Neighborhoods – East 10th Street, East 38th Street, Perry Township, South East


7264portrait_drop_shadow_jessicJessica Morris, Senior Program Support Coordinator, 317.522.2614 Neighborhoods – Eagledale, Lawrence Township, Marion County, Meridian Kessler/Martindale Brightwood, Warren Township, and Washington Township


N_WoodsNatalie Woods, Program Support Coordinator, 317.522.2616 Neighborhoods – Pike Township, Decatur Township, West Downtown, Southwest, and Brownsburg



Jamila Fann, Program Specialist, 317.522.2619


Volunteer Department

IMG_3070Nakisha Jones, Volunteer Engagement Specialist, 317.522.2608


Volunteer Partnership Coordinator- Open


 Development & Public Relations

Shannon Portrait

Shannon Cochran, Donor Relations and Events Manager, 317.522.2617



IMG_3072Whitney Thomas,  Grants Manager, 317.522.2606 



Ashly Kotaska

Ashly Kotaska, Public Relations Intern, 317.522.2607