The Henry County Community Foundation has hired Vickie Rhodes as Executive Assistant and Gift Manager. She will assist the President and the Foundation to provide donors a simple, powerful and highly personal approach to giving – so their gifts do good works within the community, forever.
“I’m just very fortunate, very blessed and very excited to be here,” said Rhodes. To have an opportunity to be a part of a wonderful organization that is passionate and committed to the people of Henry County is a great honor. I’m looking forward to great things here at the Henry County Community Foundation and working with these amazing directors.”
A Knightstown resident and graduate, Rhodes also has a BS degree in education from Indiana University. She worked 17 years for the Charles A. Beard Memorial School Corporation, serving as Administrative Secretary to the high school principal which also included Extra-Curricular Treasurer for one year. An Emergency Medical Technician since 1989, Rhodes remains active with the Southwest District Ambulance Service in Knightstown. Before joining the Foundation, she worked for Community Health Network in Indianapolis for Emergency Medical Services Administration and Education as an Administrative Assistant.
“Vickie’s experience and knowledge are assets to the Foundation and we appreciate her commitment to community service and professionalism,” said Beverly Matthews, President and Executive Director.
Rhodes joins the staff led by Matthews and also includes Michelle Leonard, Development and Marketing Director and Katina Reedy, Program Director. The Henry County Community Foundation is accredited with the most rigorous standards in philanthropy and is overseen by a governing board of 15 local community members.