Meet #TeamTPMA

Your Partners in Success

TOM MILLER

Founder & Board Chairman

After spending over 30 years in strategic consulting on a multitude of economic and workforce development initiatives all over the US, Tom knows what truly produces results – solid leadership. Under his executive leadership, TPMA has grown to serve an impressive, international client base with a matching roster of innovative and impactful strategic projects. In 2017, TPMA was ranked #6 on the Indianapolis Business Journal’s FAST 25 ranking of fastest growing private companies in Indianapolis.

Tom is a master of connecting expertise with opportunities which has enabled TPMA to draw on best practices and proven methods from across disciplines and industries in developing communal solutions. As the first president of the Indiana Technology Partnership (now called TechPoint), he successfully led the organization to raise more than $2 million in operating capital; increase collaboration among technology-based Hoosier companies and entrepreneurship culture; and create metrics for measuring tech competitiveness with other states.

MARK GRAMELSPACHER

CEO & Managing Partner

Mark’s experience ranges from starting companies to helping legacy companies reorganize product and service offerings and supporting startups at various growth stages. He’s consulted with businesses across the country and the globe.

A native of Jasper, Ind., he began his career working in his family’s businesses in retail service and manufacturing and taught elementary school in Puerto Rico before becoming a lawyer, entrepreneur, and executive advisor. His civic involvement includes graduating from the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Program, serving on the boards of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and LISC Indianapolis, and serving as a trustee and officer for an independent primary school in Indianapolis. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and IU Maurer School of Law.

Advisory Board

Senior Leadership

SILVANA LAVOR

Chief Operating Officer
Pennsylvania

Dr. Sara Tracey

Vice President, National Workforce & Education Strategies
Ohio

LAURA WALDMAN

Vice President, Impact & Consulting Services
Indiana

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TOM DEBAUN

Senior Director, Indiana Economic & Community Development
Indiana

JONATHAN FARIS

Senior Director, Business Development
Indiana

BRIAN NOTTINGHAM

Senior Director, Research, Evaluation, & Community Impact
South Carolina

MEGAN WAGNER

Senior Director, Client Experience
Ohio

BRETT WILER

Senior Director, Economic Development & Strategic Planning
Pennsylvania

Dustin Miller

Director, Finance
Indiana

Senior Advisors

VICKI THOMPSON

Senior Advisor, Education & Workforce Strategies
Ohio

DR. BEN WILSON

Senior Advisor, Workforce Solutions & Transformation
Pennsylvania

Leadership

Wendy Brewer

Director, Proposal Strategy & Appalachian Partnerships
Ohio

AARON FINLEY

Director, Housing & Community Development
Ohio

STEVEN GAUSE

Director, Strategy & Growth Initiatives
Tennessee

Katy Battafarano

Senior Manager
Illinois

Stephanie Bradley

Senior Manager
Missouri

Stephanie Flatten

Senior Proposal Manager
Texas

KELLY FRIEND

Senior Manager
Indiana

BRENDA VOGLEY

Senior Administrator, Project Success
Ohio

Team

Angelica Barnekow

Proposal Writer
North Carolina

Lindsay Bloos

Senior Consultant
Indiana

ERIN BROWN

Consultant
Maine

KAYCEE BUNCH

Senior Consultant
Kentucky

VERONICA COWARD

Project Administrator
Florida

Molly Delaney

Proposal Process Administrator
Massachusetts

BRIANNA DINES

Consultant
Indiana

BEN HELKOWSKI

Consultant

North Carolina

Dr. Maureen Hoffmann

Senior Consultant
Indiana

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JAMAINE JACKSON

One-Stop Operator
Pennsylvania

JERICA JOHNSON

Data & Systems Coordinator
Ohio

John Johnston

John Johnston

Consultant
New York

Elizabeth McGee

Senior Consultant
Connecticut

CHRISTINA ORTEGA

Consultant
Indiana

 

ZACHARY RICE

Senior Consultant
Indiana

ASHLEY SHARPLEY

Consultant
Indiana

Renee Setari

Senior Consultant
South Carolina

KELSEY SIMPSON

Consultant
Indiana

MORIAH TAFT

Consultant
Indiana

Alex Taylor

Consultant
Indiana

NIKLAS TESSMANN

Senior Proposal Writer
Florida

Melanie Thompson

Senior Housing Consultant
Georgia

CONNOR WADDELL

Consultant
Indiana

MICHAELA WISCHMEIER

Proposal Writer
Indiana

KYLIE WOLF

Senior Consultant
Indiana