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Meet Our Staff

Parke County Community Foundation - Meet Our Staff - Brad Bumgardner, CFS - Colleen Engle - Marcia Akers -

Brad C. Bumgardner, CFS Executive Director

Brad received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois where he captained both the basketball and baseball teams. Following his years in Lincoln, he performed graduate study in Counseling Psychology at Indiana State University. Brad is Board Certified in Mutual Fund Investment vehicles. He joined the Parke County Community Foundation in 1997; serving first as board member, board vice chair and, since 2000, as our Executive Director.

He is the past chair of the Community Foundation State Committee in Indiana, is a member of the Board of Directors at the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and the Parke County Learning Center, and served on Governor Daniel's Commission for Historic Indiana Courthouses.

Brad's roles at the Foundation are asset development, portfolio oversight, and community liaison.


Colleen Engle, Office and Program Director

Colleen is a long-time resident of Parke County.  She grew up in Rockville and graduated from Rockville Jr. Sr. High School in 2007.  Colleen went on to attend Indiana State University to study Marketing and Psychology; she graduated from ISU in 2011. 


She is currently the Office and Program Director here at the PCCF.  Her main tasks are managing the grants, scholarships, and intern programs, along with office management for the Foundation.

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