Tim Kenesey is the Chairman of Fort4Fitness, his role since he founded the organization in 2007. Since 2001, Tim has been the CEO of MedPro Group (“MedPro”), a Berkshire Hathaway company. With a rich 120-year history, 350,000+ customers, and $2 billion in annual premium, MedPro is the world’s leading provider of healthcare professional liability coverage & risk solutions to healthcare providers. Additionally, MedPro provides liability insurance to other professionals, and offers specialized accident & health insurance solutions to colleges and other customers. Since joining Berkshire, in addition to his role at MedPro, Tim is a director of certain other Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries and of Kraft Heinz Company. Before joining Berkshire, Tim spent time as an officer at GE Insurance and as a Global Business Development Manager at GE Healthcare. Prior to that, Tim was a member of the M&A/Corporate Finance team at global law firm Sidley Austin, and began his professional career with KPMG in both audit and tax positions. Tim holds a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from the University of Illinois, and was an CPA & attorney. He and his wife, Amy, have three daughters and four grandchildren.
Brad is a native of Fort Wayne. He is owner and President of Three Rivers Running Company, Inc., Fort Wayne’s original locally owned running specialty store. The company is committed to providing products and services that enhance its customers’ experience in the areas of running, walking, triathlon and fitness.
A lifelong runner, he continues to train and compete at a variety of distances. He loves helping and advising other runners and has a passion for coaching runners of all ages.
Brad received a Bachelor’s degree from IPFW, and a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) degree from IUPUI.
Tara is a Fort Wayne native and the Controller at STAR Financial Bank. Tara received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Ball State University and her MBA from Indiana Tech. She is also an active CPA.
Tara has enjoyed participating in the various Fort4Fitness events since their inception, as well as cheering on her friends and her community from the sidelines. She is passionate about being active and spends her spare time running and biking around the city, as well as spending time at both the Skyline and Jorgensen YMCAs.
Her favorite part about being a Fort Wayne native is seeing how much growth the city has seen since she was a kid, and experiencing new restaurants and attractions that are flourishing in Fort Wayne.
Mark C. Dely is the Chief Administrative & Legal Officer, as well as the Corporate Secretary, for Vera Bradley, Inc. He oversees the legal, EHS, risk, compliance, human resource, information technology, and strategy functions for the company.
Prior to joining Vera Bradley, Mark was the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary for Fred’s Pharmacy. Mark has also served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for ServiceMaster Clean, Furniture Medic, AmeriSpec and Merry Maids. Previously, Mr. Dely served as the first in-house counsel for Delta and Pine Land Company (“D&PL”), a NYSE listed multinational seed and agricultural biotechnology company.
Mark is a graduate of the NYU School of Law and has a degree in Business Administration with high honor from the Michigan State University Honors College.
Mark is married with four children. In addition to the Fort4Fitness board, he is currently a member of the Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors. Prior to moving to Fort Wayne, Mr. Dely was elected multiple times and served on the Germantown, Tennessee Board of Education, where he helped create and start the new Germantown Municipal School District. Mark previously served as the President and on the Board of Directors of the Germantown Baseball League, as well as the Mid-South Young People’s Orchestra.
Sarah is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of accounting experience in private industry, specifically financial institutions and manufacturing, and in public accounting. In her current position, she manages the accounting, human resources, and legal departments at Ruoff Mortgage. She oversees the financial reporting process, which includes cash management, forecasting/budgeting, facilities management, and employee benefits. She also has experience with the preparation of SEC and regulatory filings, vendor management, and the implementation and management of SOX 404.
Sarah currently serves as Treasurer of the board of Aging and In-Home Services and PACE of Northeast Indiana, President of the Fort Wayne Chapter of Financial Executives International, Treasurer of the board of the Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo, and a member of the Finance Committee of Emmanuel Community Church. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Michael, and her two children, Alexander and Addison.
Sarah attended Huntington University from 2000-2003, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. In addition, she was a member of Leadership Fort Wayne's Class of 2014 and was featured in Fort Wayne Business's 2011 Future 40 under 40.
Tabitha Ervin serves as the Chief Operations Officer for the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne. She has worked in various roles with the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne in her 15-year career thus far. She enjoys working with people and influencing the lives of others.
In addition to working for the YMCA, Tabitha has specific passion for people and youth in community, which is why she volunteers her time with various organizations, including Fort4Fitness.
Tabitha has a Bachelors degree in Public Administration/Community Development and a Masters degree in Public Administration/Public Policy and Non-Profit Sector as well as a Masters in Human Services.
Brent is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a 2007 graduate of the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse where he was a Sport Management major. Brent moved to Fort Wayne in October of 2007 just in time for the groundbreaking of Parkview Field in November of that same year. He is currently the Director of Group Sales for the Fort Wayne TinCaps. He takes a lot of pride in Parkview Field and the great development and growth of downtown Fort Wayne.
The first run he ever trained for was the F4F 4 Mile in 2009; he liked it so much that he made it his goal to run the half marathon in 2010. He has been involved with volunteering for F4F since 2013 and can testify that that side of things is even more rewarding than running the event itself! Brent enjoys supporting his Wisconsin sports teams and training for the occasional race. Brent is married to wife Melissa and is the proud father of their son, Bennett.
Carla is a wife, mother, business owner and author. Carla and her husband Al Jennings are pastors of Summit Church here in Fort Wayne, which they started in 1984. Carla has five beautiful children and three grandchildren.
Carla has been in the fitness industry for over 13 years. In 2011, after six years, she stepped away from the YMCA to pursue her business, FIT4U! LLC, which was launched in January 2012. She is a Certified Personal Trainer with American Sport & Fitness Association (ASFA). She is also a Certified Yoga Instructor through Urban Body Yoga, which is affiliated with Baron Baptiste Yoga Institute. Carla speaks at women's events ad youth functions, as well as health and fitness expos.
Carla enjoys working and helping in the community. She has spearheaded fundraisers for two local non-profit organizations: Smith Academy for Boys and Rock Solid Foundation. Carla has a great heart for our city as well as our youth! She has also donated her time and resources to a local girls organization, Fort Wayne Girlz Rock.
Greg Johnson, DO
Greg Johnson, DO
Greg Johnson, DO, MMM, has been with Parkview Health for 28 years, having led the organization as Associate Medical Director for the Hospitalists and Chief Medical Officer for Parkview Regional Medical Center and Affiliates. In 2015, he transitioned to Chief Clinical Integration Officer and then to Chief Clinical Integration and Employer Solutions Officer in 2022. In 2023, Dr. Johnson’s role expanded to Regional Market President. In this role, he oversees Parkview’s Clinical Integration and Employer Solutions teams and provides leadership across all of Parkview’s hospital entities and markets.
Dr. Johnson has a bachelor's degree from Rockford College in Illinois and a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania.
In 2008, Jade Kelsey walked the inaugural Fort4Fitness Fall Festival 4 Mile. Since that time, she has participated and volunteered in numerous Fall Festival and Spring Cycle events. Jade is a Fort Wayne native and earned her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision concentrating in Team Development from Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne. As a Business Analyst at Lincoln Financial Group, Jade acts as a liaison between business operations and IT teams. She has over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. Inside Lincoln, Jade serves on the Green Team and participates in many of the company’s community involvement and volunteer campaigns. She volunteers her time to several organizations; serving this community is very important to her. Jade is a passionate advocate for active transportation, and has attended state and national bicycle summits, lobbying congress in 2017 on behalf of bicyclists and pedestrians.
Theresa is a Fort Wayne native, a Registered Nurse and graduate of University of Saint Francis. Her nursing career has been primarily in the acute care hospital setting in a variety of roles including clinical care as an emergency department nurse, nursing administration, program coordinator, and clinical education.
For the past eight years, her career path has led her to serve in business development roles in post-acute care services. In her current role as the Regional Director of Business Development with American Senior Communities, she serves northern Indiana for strategic business growth.
Theresa has enjoyed participating in multiple Fort4Fitness events as a volunteer over the past 10 years. She is married with three boys, and they are at their happiest when traveling and enjoying outdoor fun.
Heather Leas is a business consultant for Parkview Employer Solutions. She has more than 12 years of event planning and marketing experience. Before moving to Fort Wayne in 2014, Heather worked for Tuxedo Brothers Event Management in Indianapolis, providing registration support and event coordination for the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Purdue Half Marathon, Tri Indy Triathlon, and dozens of other running and triathlon events in central Indiana. Heather and a friend also started and managed Rock the Relay, a full marathon relay around White River State Park in Indianapolis. After moving to Fort Wayne, Heather worked for SCAN, Inc. serving as their Events Manager and Chief of Philanthropy. She has found her niche in the non-profit sector professionally, but also finds passion in volunteering with organizations that bring growth and prosperity to our region, including YLNI, Middle Waves Music Festival, and Fort4Fitness.
John Motz is a continuing lecturer and Assistant Chair for the Department of Art and Design and has been teaching with Purdue University Fort Wayne since 1993. He teaches graphic design, computer art, digital imaging, senior projects, and airbrushing. Prior to his appointment as continuing lecturer in 2001, he was the Creative Director for SAAL Advertising where he conceptualized and executed print material, package and display designs, web pages and photo and video shoots. He received his B.F.A. from Indiana University in 1991 and is currently the owner and designer for MotzArt & Design. As a result of his many projects and desire to bring visual communication and design together with entrepreneurs in the community, he partners students with organizations to provide “real world” experiences for the students.
Heather Rohrbacher, an Aiken, SC native, serves as the Manager of James Medical Home Care Equipment in Fort Wayne. She loves running and is a certified cycle instructor at OPS and recently added "Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach" to her list of accomplishments. She has participated in the Fall Festival for over 10 years, completing the marathon in 2018.
Heather loves helping people start and reach their health and fitness goals. She believes that daily movement is just as important for mental health as it is physical. She is also on the board of local non-profit, Bring It-Push It-Own It. Heather and her family reside in Fort Wayne.
Chad has an extensive background in both the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare industry. He began his career facilitating primary and secondary disease prevention programming. He then gained widespread experience in population health management of large groups to mitigate and prevent health spend in commercial, government, and fully insured clients. In addition, Chad integrated health promotion, disease management, and health behavior change into on-site/near-site clinics for employers and municipalities across the country. Since September 2018, Chad has served as the Director of Diabetes Care Strategy at Parkview Health, identifying and orchestrating short and long-term care management innovations and strategies for the Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio regions.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Wellness from Ball State University; his Master of Science in Kinesiology and Sport Studies from Eastern Illinois University; and his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Bethel University. Chad holds certification and licensure in multiple areas, including Exercise, Nutrition, Health Coaching, and Gallup Strengths Coaching. He lives in Fort Wayne with his wife Misty and six children.
Jenn, originally from Romulus, MI, moved to Fort Wayne in 2015 for a group sales internship with the Fort Wayne TinCaps. She was hired on full-time in her current position as a Ticket Account Manager at the completion of the season. Jenn graduated from Siena Heights University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management where she also played collegiate softball. She is currently pursuing an MBA at Ball State University. Prior to joining the Fort4Fitness Board, Jenn experienced and contributed to the Fall Festival in her role at Parkview Field. Jenn enjoys cheering on the Detroit Tigers and Michigan Wolverines and exploring new cities!
Jake is an attorney in Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP’s corporate group, and his practice is focused on assisting clients with a broad range of business needs, including mergers, acquisitions, and financing related matters. He is a Fort Wayne native and a graduate of Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Athletics have always played a large role in Jake’s life. He has been a regular participant of the Fall Festival and other endurance events for years and loves chasing the next fitness goal. It is very important to Jake and his wife to support causes that help make Fort Wayne such a great place to live.