Staff

Executive:

Andy Kirby, Executive Director

akirby@thearcgbc.org

Andy Kirby’s professional experience includes a variety of key positions in not-for-profit management, administration, and governance. For the last eleven years, he has provided executive level leadership at not-for-profit organizations that provide services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. He has worked in compliance and quality assurance, ensuring good corporate citizenship and solid programming; in program management, developing and supervising day programs for adults with disabilities; and as a senior level leader, providing leadership and guidance to core programs and support functions.

Additionally, Andy is surveyor for CARF International, an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. He visits facilities throughout the country to ensure that their administrative and programmatic components are operating consistently with CARF’s standards.

Currently, Andy is a member of the Indiana Conference of Executive Directors of The Arc and has previously been involved with the Indiana Association for Rehab Facilities and has contributed to its advocacy and provider support efforts by serving on various committees and work groups.


Karol King, Senior Director of Business Operations

kking@thearcgbc.org


Patricia Sellman, Director of Community-Based Services

psellman@thearcgbc.org

Patricia Sellman has made her career serving individuals with disabilities. Several years after she received a teaching degree, she began working at a two-hundred bed facility in Indianapolis as a Resident Attendant. She held other positions there including Unit Clerk, Behavior Clinician, and Vocational Counselor. After a management position in residential services at a small agency, she then had the privilege of working with a state grant to start Supported Employment at Easterseals Crossroads. She spent thirteen years working in supported employment, along with participating in a number of initiatives on a state, regional, and national level that included advocacy, training and innovative services. Pat was an original founding member of IN-APSE and the Indiana Supported Employment Training Team. She is a current member of the Board of Directors for IN-APSE.

She has a number of professional and personal interests that include the arts, lifelong learning, and leisure skills for individuals with disabilities. She has considered it an honor and privilege to be a part of the Ability movement and has the deepest belief that people with disabilities will know equal rights, responsibilities, and opportunities.


Tracy Autrey, Director of Facility-Based Services

tautrey@thearcgbc.org

 

Administrative:

Karlie Rudbeck, Marketing Coordinator

krudbeck@thearcgbc.org


Amanda Davids, Human Resource Generalist

        adavids@thearcgbc.org


Kristen Hodgin, Administrative Assistant

khodgin@thearcgbc.org

 

Personal & Community Services:

Christie Kincaid-Shores, PCS Manager

ckincaid-shores@thearcgbc.org


Beth Ridgeway, Literacy and Wellness Specialist

bridgeway@thearcgbc.org

 

Mainstreet Enterprises:

Jessica Alexander, Manufacturing Process Technician

jalexander@thearcgbc.org

 

Job Connection:

Troy Frisz, Job Connection Manager

tfrisz@thearcgbc.org


Tracy Creek, Employment Consultant

tcreek@thearcgbc.org


Shannon Riley, Employment Consultant

sriley@thearcgbc.org

 

Transition:

Margaret Oberweiser, Transition Coordinator

moberweiser@thearcgbc.org


Shannon Metzger, Pre- ETS Career Coach

smetzger@thearcgbc.org

 

Community Membership:

Mary Wagner-Shields, Community Membership Manager

mwagner-shields@thearcgbc.org


Jeanette Jones, Community Membership Service Facilitator

jjones@thearcgbc.org

 

WIC:

Louise Knecht, WIC Coordinator

lknecht@thearcgbc.org