Board and Advisory Board Members
Rev. Glenn O’Connor
Fr. Glenn was Pastor of St. Susanna parish in Plainfield, Indiana. He was ordained in 1980 and has spent his priesthood years in parishes in Connersville and Indianapolis. Fr. Glenn was the oldest of 8 children and has 34 nieces and nephews, all of whom actively support Seeds of Hope.
Fr. Glenn called himself "privileged" to be co-founder of Seeds of Hope in 1999 and felt truly honored to serve the ladies of Seeds of Hope. He served as the Board President since its beginning.
Sean M. O'Connor
Dauby O'Connor & Zaleski, LLC
Sean is a Certified Public Accountant, one of the founding members of Dauby O’Connor & Zaleski, LLC, and has been in the practice of public accounting for over 35 years. DOZ started as a two man firm in 1987, and has grown to a nationally-recognized leader in the real estate arena with a staff or over 200 professionals and clients in all 50 states. Sean has been an active supporter of Seeds of Hope since its inception and joined the board in April 2019, shortly after the passing of his brother, Fr. Glenn.
COO Ace Rent A Car
Charlie is COO of ACE Rent A Car Reservations, Inc. and has been with ACE for 48 years. He has been an active supporter of Seeds of Hope for over a decade, and formally joined our organization in 2009 as a member of our Development Committee. In 2011, he accepted the request to serve on the Board of Directors, while continuing on the Development Committee. Charlie had served as President since 2019, after the passing of Father Glenn.
Business Manager, St. Susanna Catholic Church
Susan has served Seeds of Hope since January 2013 as Treasurer. She has spent her career leading the accounting areas in manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation industries.
She is currently the Business Manager at St. Susanna parish.
Fr. Glenn O’Connor influenced Susan’s involvement with his passion and enthusiasm for Seeds of Hope. Susan is the administrator for the organization’s Facebook page.
Sr Business Analyst, Capital Group
Windy has been with Capital Group for over twenty years and is currently the senior business analyst for Corporate Charitable Giving. She is a member of Capital Group’s Indianapolis Charitable Giving Committee and a co-chair of their sub-committee.
She began volunteering with Seeds of Hope in 2016 and became a board member in 2019, holding the office of Secretary. She chairs the Program Committee and is a member of the Development Committee.
Senior Vice President CREA, LLC
Wayne has worked with Institutional Investors within the Real Estate industry since 1975. Currently, He is serving as Senior Vice President of Special Assets for CREA,LLC where he has been employed since 2007. Headquartered in Indianapolis CREA has provided real estate tax services specializing in low income tax credits since 2001.
Joining the Seeds of Hope Board in June of 2020 Wayne became actively involved in the construction of the new Father Glenn O’Connor Home and documenting/revising operating policies and procedures for the Seeds of Hope Campus.
Sr Enterprise Account Executive, Salesforce
Passionate father, husband, and sales professional specialized in solving complex full stack digital marketing objectives for the world's largest brands. I've had the opportunity to personally consult over 1,000 Marketing teams from Fortune 100 heavyweights, highly funded tech "unicorns”, and bootstrapped startups.
I’ve been fortunate to have driven record high results for my clients resulting in hundreds of millions in profit. I’m also committed to giving back my time and skill set to help others.
Assitant Administrator of Development and Contract Worker
Judge Annie Christ
Attorney: Lee & Fairman, LLP.
Retired Trust Advisor: J. P. Morgan
Judge David Shaheed
Marion Superior Court, Civil Division
Rx Patient Assistance Representative
CPA, Hickle CPA Group
Insurance Agent, Carson Agency, Inc.