Leading us in the right direction
From our staff to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a group of compassionate and dedicated individuals on our side who are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.
John Neville, Executive Director
John is a graduate of Ohio Northern University and the University of Wisconsin. He practiced law for 17 years, specializing in juvenile law, before coming to BBBS in October of 2000.
Fran Biaglow, Executive Assistant
Fran relocated from the metro Detroit area to Northwest Ohio, after moving around the country six times. Fran has a background in both the corporate and fundraising worlds and brings a wealth of knowledge from that experience. She joined BBBS in April 2016.
LeAnn Pryor, Program Director
LeAnn has a BA in Psychology and a AA in Early Childhood Education from Manchester College. LeAnn oversees our Community and School-based Programs to ensure overall quality and adherence to BBBSA standards.
Andrea Richardson, Hardin County Program Coordinator
Andrea, who holds a BS from The Ohio State University, coordinates our community and school-based programs in Hardin County.
Christopher Jackson, Allen County Self-Sufficiency/Outreach Coordinator
Christopher retired from the Lima Fire Department after 33 years of service; and is our Outreach Coordinator recruiting throughout Allen County for Bigs, as well as the Self-Sufficiency Coordinator helping families in need through adult mentoring. Christopher has been a youth sports coach in the Lima area for 28 years.
Errin Boyer, Allen County Enrollment and Match Support Specialist
Errin holds a BS from Ohio Northern University. She comes to BBBS with a broad knowledge of working with persons with disabilities since 2010. Errin interviews parents, children and mentors, matches mentors with children, and supports those matches.
Kattie Butler, Program Coordinator
Kattie coordinates our program at Perry Elementary School. Before coming to BBBS in August 2018, Kattie was a middle school teacher for 25 years with Lima City Schools. She has BS and MA degrees from The Ohio State University.
Lindsay Zielonka, Program Coordinator
Lindsay has a BS in Economics from Eastern Michigan University, coming to BBBS with over 10 years of youth programming experience working at the Wapakoneta YMCA and coaching volleyball. Lindsay will be working primarily in our school-based programs.
Sarah Whited, Program Coordinator
Sarah holds a BS in Administrative Management from Bob Jones University and has 15 years of experience working with K-12 school children in several capacities, including coaching volleyball. Sarah will be working primarily in our school-based programs.
Curtis Butler, Sr. – Chair
Todd Pester – Vice Chair