Our Team

Early Learning Indiana is driven by individuals who believe in our mission to ensure the highest level of early care and education for children in Indiana. Our administrative staff work on behalf of children to increase opportunities for, funding toward and value placed on early childhood education.


  • Maureen Weber President & CEO

    With a background in organizational strategy and execution, Maureen Weber has spent her career working across multiple sectors – with an emphasis on human capital development and education – to improve the way that organizations meet the needs of the individuals they serve. Read more.

    • Julie Goldsberry CFO/Vice President of Finance

      Julie joined Early Learning Indiana in January 2015 with over 20 years experience in financial positions at Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis and Sisters of St Francis Health Services, Inc.  Julie is a CPA with an accounting degree from Ball State University and an MBA from University of Phoenix.

    • Louonna Kachur Vice President of Workforce and Organizational Development

      Louonna brings 15 years of experience in leading human resources, talent development and organizational change management for privately-held and publicly traded companies in professional services, healthcare, information technology and consulting.

    • Seana Murphy Vice President of Program Operations

      Seana manages personnel, policies, and procedures that allow Day Early Learning centers to provide high-quality education and care. Prior to this role she provided leadership to Ivy Tech Community College as the Assistant Vice President, Admissions and Enrollment Management and to the State of Indiana as the State Director 21st Century Scholars Program.

    • Crystal Givens
      Crystal Givens Director of Programs, Child Care Answers

      Crystal began her career at Early Learning Indiana 15 years ago as a Specialist for the Provider Eligibility Standards program. Crystal currently serves as Director of Programs for the local child care resource and referral program, Child Care Answers (CCA).  Annually, CCA provides 6,000 referrals to families, offers around 400 training opportunities to child care professionals, and provides more than 3000 hours of onsite coaching support to child care programs.   Crystal earned her undergraduate degree in Child Development and Family Life from Indiana State University and her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.


    Board of Directors


    Jennifer Dzwonar

    Chair, Borshoff

    Tony Kaufman

    Vice Chair, First Merchants Bank 

    Dave Stewart

    Treasurer, Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

    Andrew Perrin

    Secretary, PNC Financial Services


    Jerri Bain

    Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

    Pat Hubley

    Day Nursery Auxiliary 2017-2018 President

    Scott Swanson

    Full Beauty Brands

    Kate Ems

    Duke Realty

    Paje Felts

    Indiana State Bar Association

    Derek Grimm

    Horwath, LLP

    Jeff Hagerman

    The Hagerman Group

    Kendra Harper

    Office of the Indiana Attorney General

    Paul Krievins

    Indiana State Department of Health

    Orson Mason

    Indiana University Health

    J. Miller

    Stifel Financial

    Liz Paxton

    Riley Hospital for Children

    Terri Reilly

    EchoPoint Media

    Stephen Reynolds

    Ice Miller, LLP

    Jill Robisch

    The National Bank of Indianapolis

    Alonzo Weems

    Eli Lilly and Company