Guest Mentors

Guest mentors are business and community leaders who share our passion for intergenerational mentoring relationships. They want to be a resource for you, and they are available to jump on a call with your group to provide insight on a specific topic. If you’d like to connect with any of the guest mentors, please email info@edgementoring.org.

 
 

Jill Lehman

VP Corporate Services & Chief People Officer
Ontario Systems

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I hope to help mentees learn to be comfortable with discovery and evolution. The road we travel is rarely a straight one in work, at home and in our faith. There is no one path – only options to consider and choose from.

Fun Facts about Jill

I’m a mom of daughters and sisters – my girl tribe includes 2 teenager sisters, 2 kitten sisters and 2 dog sisters. My favorite book is The Alchemist.

 

Jason Richmond

Director of Marketing & Business Development
Irving Materials

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I hope to share knowledge that has been obtained through my personal, professional and spiritual journey. I hope to connect with EDGE mentees by asking great questions and listening to their goals, challenges and thoughts.

Fun Facts about Jason

I am a husband and father of two children, and we live in Noblesville, Indiana. As a family, we enjoy going on vacation in Marco Island, Florida or finding new local parks for the kids to play. My competitive spirit is exercised on the golf course. I love to learn, so I enjoy reading business books and/or being active in groups that can develop or refine my skills.

 

Drew Moser

Dean of Experiential Learning

Taylor University

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I hope to share my experience in helping young professionals live their whole lives with hope, purpose and meaning. My work focuses on the realm of vocation: God's unique and powerful call for your life. Helping others explore and discover vocation is the most important thing I do professionally.

Fun Facts about Drew

My wife and I have been fixing up our home for the past five years, which (most of the time) is a joy. Also, I have a coed basketball team's worth of children (5 kids: 3 boys and 2 girls), so much of my time is spent coaching or cheering them on in their various activities.

 

Kathleen McAllen

Chief Strategy Officer
Giving Hope Foundation

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

Last fall, my work position was eliminated and I was transitioned out of an organization I had been with for more than 20 years. I hope to share about my experience of transitioning out of the corporate world, finding joy and surrender in the journey, and refocusing on significance rather than success.

Fun Facts about Kathleen

I enjoy cycling, spending time with my three kids and one grandbaby, and I teach at both Indiana University SPEA and Fairbanks School of Public Health.

 

John Martin

Managing Director, Healthcare Consulting
Katz, Sapper & Miller

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

Leadership is hard. It takes a lot out of a person, particularly if you work to lead the right way. After 30+ years in the professional world, it has been a lot of work but it has been well worth the ride. As I enter the last phase of my professional career, I hope to share my experiences with those who are interested to learn.

Fun Facts about John

I have a wife and three grown daughters. I enjoy golf, salt water aquariums, archery, target shooting and woodworking. These things help keep my mind occupied when I’m not thinking about work or faith.

 

Doug Allgood

President & CEO
BlackInk IT

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I have been blessed with an opportunity to learn from many different businesses, work cultures and technologies over my career. I have had highs and lows that have shown me the need for humility, grace and a growing faith to trust God in areas that I could not control. My goal is to listen and provide encouragement through transparent discussions with mentees.

Fun Facts about Doug

I had the pleasure of taking a team in March 2018 to Guatemala and hope to take another team in 2019. My favorite hobby has been hanging out with my wife and five children. I have always found it exciting to help businesses apply technology to achieving their vision.

 

Raj Selladurai

Associate Professor of Management
IU Northwest

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I hope to share about my experience in researching and studying the topic of servant leadership.

Fun Facts about Raj

I'm a business professor, a bible study leader and the author of Servant Leadership: Research and Practice. I also enjoy playing tennis and chess.

 

Jon Sarn

President
Kinsley | Sarn Executive Search

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

HR/Recruiting/Compensation information (having been in HR for over 20 years and run my own recruiting business since 2005), the difference between a calling and volunteering (where to invest your time), the importance of listening and adjusting in marriage.

Fun Facts about Jon

With four sisters, two daughters and five nieces, my dog and I are heavily outnumbered. Indiana is the 7th state I have lived in. I can juggle, but only three simple items. I love to play tennis and exercise, and my wife and I have been married for over 20 years.

 

Jeff Norris

Principal
Real Property Advisors LLC

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

As a former educator, I have a life-long passion for learning. Utilizing my experience as an educator and trainer, my style consists of an experience-based approach with stories and questioning to reinforce the content.

Fun Facts about Jeff

I am an accomplished carpenter having worked with the Amish in Northeast Indiana, owned a remodeling business and renovated numerous homes. I am a long-time Indiana resident and still being raised by my loving wife of 36 years.  We are both proud of our three awesome children and love being grandparents.

 

Ken Yale

Chief Clinical Officer
Delta Dental of California

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I wish to share with EDGE mentees my journey through work, building companies and products that truly help people; and through faith, building my relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

Fun Facts about Ken

The artsy side of me learned photography and developing pictures in high school from some leading photographers, and worked my way through college as a photojournalist and wedding photographer. Alas my love of photography did not blossom into a profession, although I still use professional equipment (when not shooting pics with my iPhone) and also aerial photography.

 
 
 

Jay McNaught

Vice President, Mentor Development
Starfish Initiative

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

I have a strong background in leadership development and can discuss a number of related topics: Cultural Awareness, Unconscious Bias, Coaching, Giving Feedback, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Emotional Intelligence and Time Management.

Fun Facts about Jay

I have co-authored two books that provide very valuable information on pizza and bicycling – they are titled “Pedaling for Pizza.”

 

Jason Barnaby

President
Fire Starters, Inc.

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

The importance of building an effective tribe for personal and/or professional development. I have a tool called a Tribal Inventory to make sure you have the right people in your tribe and that they are in the right roles, as well as a 30 Days to Blaze Program that I could share pieces and parts from about setting goals, uncovering your original design, overcoming fear, self reflection and peer feedback.

Fun Facts about Jay

I was a founding member of the IU Dance Marathon, and I was a ski bum after college for 2 years. I lived overseas in Poland for 8 years and worked for 5 of them as a college professor. My wife was a translator for me on a short term mission trip. We fell in love and I moved back to Poland to marry her. We owned a coffee shop in Poland the first year we were married (worst mistake of our lives so far!).

 

Andreas Weber

President

REGO-FIX Tool Corp.

Why is mentorship important to you?

I love to engage with young professionals and help them along their journey as they build their careers.

What are you most looking forward to about being an EDGE mentor?

Meeting people from different industries and paths of life, and learning from each other.

 

Jeff Raker

Founder & Owner

Level Up Leadership Coaching

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

30 years of Pastoral experience, now moving into a ministry of Leadership Coaching. I am passionate about leadership, self-leadership and discerning and following God's will.

Fun Facts about Jeff

I have been an international swim official for the U.S. and am presently a Master's athlete in swimming. I also like to take on projects that are way over my head, not realizing how far over my head they are when I take them on!

 

Andy Goodwin

Principal & CEO

Covenant Christian High School

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

For general organizational leadership, I would like to share what I have learned about team building through commitment to mission and culture, strategic hiring, ongoing acculturation, and professional development. For education, I would like to share about curricular program development.

Fun Facts about Andy

Our son was born in Spain while we were on sabbatical, and I only speak Spanish to him. I also used to be a rapper and a DJ, although entirely in English.

 

Seda Arzumanyan

Director of Private Philanthropy

Water for Good

What do you hope to share with EDGE mentees?

My international expertise in philanthropy and fundraising.

Fun Facts about Seda

I am Armenian, have two kids and love traveling and exploring new cultures, traditions, and kitchen.