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Meet our Team!

Where Passion and Dedication Meet


Cheryl Working 



Chloe Steele


Marketing Director and DSP

Samantha Evans


Executive Director

Our Direct Support Professionals

Board of Directors


Cheryl Working


Cheryl is the Applications Engineer at Ford Meter Box where she has been for 25 years.


Erica Vogel

Vice President

Erica is a Special Education Teacher at Manchester Jr-Sr High School.


Lee Diefenbaugh


Lee is currently the controller at Ford Meter Box where he has worked for 15 years.


Brad Metzger

Brad is owner of Brad Metzger Allstate Insurance in Wabash, Indiana.

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Byron Brunn

Byron currently serves as CFO for Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities. Byron is also the father to a son with special needs.


Tom Lower

Joe Metzger

Tom is the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Ford Meter Box where he has worked for 33 years.

Joe graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and runs McKee Mortuary.


Zachary Gentile

Zachary is the Senior Vice President of Ford Meter Box and General Manager of the Pipe Products Division.


Betty Mclain

Betty is a retired nurse of 35 years from Manchester Clinic.  She is a volunteer nurse for 85 Hope Clinic in North Manchester and has been a member of 85 Hope Board of Directors for several years now


Kellyn Bechtold

Marie Hardy

Kellyn is a holistic career coach based in North Manchester. Previously, she was an operations director for startups in Chicago, IL & Denver, CO.

Marie has lived in North Manchester for over 50 years. Graduated from MHS. Worked at Eaton Controls for 23 years, have been a realtor for 30 plus years and owner of Tri Oaks Realty for 9 years. she grew up in a large family in which my youngest sister had Downs syndrome. "It is because of her my heart goes out to special needs children. They are such an inspiration to all those they touch and a reason to get involved with Daniels Place."

Heather Cruz

Heather is Executive Director at Manchester Alive: Main Street Chamber Alliance. She graduated from Manchester High School in 1999. After college, her career choices followed a sales and marketing path. Upon returning to North Manchester, Heather worked for another local nonprofit before landing at Manchester Alive. She and her husband, Justin, live in rural North Manchester with their four children.

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