Kent A. Kramer - President and Chief Executive Officer
Kent A. Kramer joined Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana in 2002 as Vice President of Retail Operations, later serving as Chief Operating Officer. In 2015, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer – just the fourth leader in the organization’s nearly 90 years. Kent leads a thriving Goodwill of more than 3,200 employees (two-thirds of whom have a significant employment barrier) that also educates more than 3,000 students and serves nearly 1,000 low-income families. With nearly $150 million in annual revenue, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana is one of the largest of the Goodwills in North America.
Daniel J. Riley - Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dan Riley serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, with responsibilities for accounting, payroll, treasury, risk management, and strategy. He started at Goodwill in 1997 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He is a Certified Public Accountant and previously worked at Cinergy Corporation and Arthur Andersen in Indianapolis. Riley is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and Financial Executives International.
Away from work, he is a runner, cyclist and outdoors enthusiast, and he and his wife enjoy traveling to visit their two adult children. Riley is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series (Class XXVI) and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Hoosier Fellows Class of 2013. He has served as a board member and volunteer with several Indianapolis non profits and schools. He currently serves on the Indianapolis Archdiocese Finance Council and the Indiana State University Foundation Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Indiana State University.
Ivan Cropper - Vice President, Marketing
Cropper joined Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana in 2020 as the Vice President of Marketing. He brings over 25 years of experience in advertising, marketing and communications to this role, along with a diverse set of skills and accomplishments.
Prior to Goodwill, he was responsible for managing the INDYCAR brand. In addition to implementing consumer engagement strategies that resulted in significant revenue growth, INDYCAR’s television viewing audience increased 30% and brand awareness increased 15%.
He also developed and led USA Track & Field’s first-ever branding campaign, which generated incremental revenue through the creation of proprietary marketing programs with corporate partners. During his time with USATF he led the modernization and digitization of the organization’s communications department.
Cropper attended Southern Connecticut State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in communications and played football. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two daughters, enjoys playing golf and donating his time at Second Helpings.
Betsy Delgado - Vice President, Mission and Education Initiatives
As Vice President, Mission and Education Initiatives, Betsy Delgado is responsible for leading the organization’s efforts to help individuals and families access education, employment and health services.
Delgado served as the executive director of The Excel Center, Goodwill’s school for adult learners, from 2011 to 2013. Prior to joining Goodwill, she served for six years in Community and Continuing Education at the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township.
A graduate of University of North Dakota, Delgado earned a bachelor of English and education. She has also earned a certification in leadership from ProLiteracy. In 2015, Delgado was named an Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. As an Ascend Fellow, she works with leaders across the nation to develop a two-generation approach to build economic security, educational success, health and well-being for low-income families.
Outside of work, Delgado enjoys traveling, running, yoga and coaching her children’s sports teams.
Rachel Eble - Vice President, Foundation
Rachel joined the Goodwill Foundation in 2018, bringing with her over 15 years of experience working in fundraising, marketing and communications. She is a proud graduate of The Orchard School, Brebeuf Jesuit and the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to joining Goodwill, Rachel was an Associate Director of the Central Indiana Land Trust. Rachel loves working with donors to connect them with a change they want to see in their community. At the Goodwill Foundation, Rachel focuses her time on managing our Foundation team’s overall fundraising strategy and working with major donors, focused primarily on connecting them with Goodwill’s mission. Rachel and her husband have two young sons, whose sticky hands are instrumental in inspiring her to be less of a perfectionist every day. Rachel loves to cook and garden, with results that are not always as impressive as her fundraising work.
Jay C. Lytle - Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Jay C. Lytle joined Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in January 2016. In his role, Lytle oversees Goodwill’s Technology Services team, which is responsible for monitoring and innovating IT needs for more than 70 locations across central Indiana, including retail stores, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, 11 Excel Center locations, the corporate office and commercial services.
A two-time graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Lytle earned his bachelor’s degree in computer information systems and a Master of Business Administration.
Lytle currently resides in Fishers, Indiana, with his wife, Nedra, and their two children. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, canoeing and coaching his children in youth sports.
Zaida Monell, MS, SPHR - Vice President, Human Resources
Monell came to Goodwill in January 2003 as Director, Employee and Organization Development. She formerly worked with migrant workers for Red Gold, Inc., in Orestes, Ind., and in a variety of human resources management positions with Ethicon, LLC, a division of Johnson & Johnson, and Hanes Menswear, Inc., a division of Sara Lee Corporation, both in her native country of Puerto Rico. As the community liaison for English for Students of Other Languages (ESOL) in Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township during the 2002-03 school year, Monell served as the first contact for Hispanic and international families relocating to the Indianapolis area.
She has developed and directed HR functions in domestic and offshore organizations for over 30 years. Her special proficiency is developing talent through coaching, training and mentoring. She is a board member of Great Indy Habitat for Humanity as well as Indiana INTERNnet, a program managed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
Monell earned a degree in psychology from the University of Puerto Rico. In May 2011, she received a Master’s Degree in Positive Organization Development and Change from the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management. Monell is an administrator for Targeted Selection®, Development Dimensions International’s leading behavior-based selection system. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.
She relocated to Indianapolis in 2000. In her spare time, Monell enjoys volunteering, networking, reading and traveling.
Eric Schlegel - Vice President, Operations
Schlegel joined Goodwill in 2009 and serves as Vice President of Operations. He is responsible for more than 80 locations and over 2,800 employees. Prior to Goodwill, he spent several years at Eli Lilly and Company and, more recently, at Mercury Marine where he held several roles, including General Manager of Aftermarket Business. Schlegel holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, and their three children.
Board of Directors
Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana, Inc. | GW Commercial Services, Inc. - Board of Directors
Darell E. (Gene) Zink
C. Perry Griffith, Jr.
Susan B. Hetherington
Bruce M. Jacobson
Thomas A. King
Owen B. Melton, Jr. (Bud)
James T. Morris
Thomas H. Sams
Fred C. Tucker, III
Goodwill Foundation of Central and Southern Indiana, Inc. - Board of Directors
Goodwill Education Initiatives, Inc. - Board of Directors
Kent A. Kramer
Gwen A. Fountain, Ph.D.
Fred C. Tucker, III