New Community Leaders Join StepUp Board


StepUp welcomed five new board members on July 1! The following community leaders will serve three-year terms on the board of directors. 

Allison Glenn is a long-time StepUp supporter, as her husband Jennings is a past board member. The Glenn family is active at White Memorial Presbyterian Church, and Allison is excited to support the program committee. 

Kathleen Hofstadter is a familiar face to many who know StepUp and recently co-chaired the 30th Anniversary Celebration with Betsy Davis. This was not the first time this dynamic duo collaborated for StepUp, having previously been on the staff as co-volunteer coordinators! Kathleen and her husband Bob have also volunteered as co-partners. Kathleen will serve on the Development Committee. 

James Ivy, Jr is honored and excited to be one of three StepUp Alumni serving on the board. James leads his own business, Executive Grooming Services, in addition to working at a local hotel. James also is an author and recently published 35 Principles on the Road to Redemption: My Journey to Me. James will lend his valuable insights to the Program Committee.

Jeff Minor has been involved with StepUp’s YoPro for the last two years and will serve as a non-voting board member as the Chair of the YoPro committee. Jeff and his wife, Kerry, have two young sons and are active members of Vintage Church. Jeff works as a performance business advisor for Insperity. In addition to leading YoPro this year, Jeff will serve on the Development Committee.

Bill Wenner oversees the auto division for Wells Fargo and serves on the bank’s foundation committee that reviews grant requests. After reviewing StepUp’s application in 2017, he sought information on becoming a co-partner and mentored a Life Skills participant. Bill volunteers for more than 10 area nonprofits and emphasizes community service among his employees as well. Bill will serve on the Program Committee.

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